37 Canadian universities get $35 million for research

Have CFI grants always been the subject of ministerial announcements? Or is this just capitalizing on a chance to politicize basic gov't services?

“We are making record investments necessary to push the boundaries of knowledge, create jobs and prosperity and improve the quality of life of Canadians,” said Holder. “Canada has become a destination of choice for highly talented scientific researchers thanks in part to our support for world class university and college infrastructure which helps train the next generation of Canadian research talent.”