Media Releases

Nov 26, 2018
Today, Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food was at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre to announce a federal investment of up to $5 million to the Automation Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The Cluster will be led by the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Inc. Read more
Tagged In:
Nov 23, 2018
The list of Women's Executive Network Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada presented by KPMG, was released November 22, 2018 paying tribute to the outstanding women across Canada who have advocated for diversity in the workforce, and who serve as an inspiration for the next generation of leaders. Vineland’s interim CEO Shelley Martin is a winner in the HSBC Corporate Executives category. Read more
Tagged In:
Sep 25, 2018
The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Warren Jestin, PhD as Board Chair. Read more
Tagged In:
Aug 16, 2018
Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced $6.7 million in federal funding for seven new projects under Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) that will match researchers with companies to develop new gene-based technologies in health care, agriculture and environmental protection. An additional $14.3 million is being invested by provincial governments, businesses and other funding partners for a total of $21 million. Read more  
Tagged In:
Apr 3, 2018
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 OAA Awards. Vineland's Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre has been recognized with a prestigious Design Excellence Award. Read more
Tagged In:
Mar 14, 2018
The hugely popular Canadian Shield™ rose from Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection, developed at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland), will be available again in 2018 to take root from coast to coast. Read more
Tagged In:
Jan 9, 2018
A proven and innovative tree propagation system is helping growers increase their profitability by producing healthier, more beautiful trees. Launched today at the Landscape Ontario Congress, RootSmartTM is an evidence-based propagation system that promotes an ideal root structure by preventing root girdling at the propagation stage. Read more
Tagged In:
Sep 28, 2017
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) welcomed two new directors to the Board and thanked two outgoing directors for their contribution at its September 27 annual meeting. Read more
Tagged In:
Nov 15, 2016
There’s a big party planned for Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017, and Canada Blooms is going to help with the celebration. When the 21st annual Canada Blooms flower and garden show — the largest of its kind in the country — opens in March, there will be a distinctly Canadian flavour to the show, from the design of the displays to the plants being used. Central to this O Canada theme is the 2017 Plant of the Year, the Canadian Shield™ rose as part of Vineland's 49th Parallel Collection. Read more
Tagged In:
Oct 27, 2016
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, and the Member of Parliament from Niagara Centre, Vance Badawey, announced today that the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is receiving a $920,000 federal investment to develop new disease-resistant apple and greenhouse tomato varieties that will contribute to the long-term growth and profitability of these two sectors. Read more
Tagged In:

Pages