NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – As part of his proposed 2016 federal budget, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for C$237.2 million ($180.4 million) in funding over three years for Genome Canada, to promote the non-profit's efforts to advance genomic science. 

Trudeau further requested C$30 million in funding over the next six years for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, to support that agency's agricultural genomics research. 

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