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Genome Canada May Get $135M Funding in FY 05-06

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Genome Canada will receive approximately CA$165 million ($135 million) in funding in the 2005-'06 Canadian federal budget submitted to Parliament on Wednesday.


A final vote on the budget takes place on March 9. Votes on any amendments would be on March 7 and 8.


Genome Canadais the country's primary funding agency for genomics and proteomics research and operates five genome centers around the country.

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