February 27, 2015 | Minister Holder | News Release
Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced (February 27, 2015) that “Canadians will have free online access to research funded by NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR.”
“Our government's updated Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy demonstrates how we have made the record investments necessary to push the boundaries of knowledge, create jobs and prosperity and improve the quality of life of Canadians. Building on that record, today's forward-looking announcement will provide Canadians with free, online access to federally funded research; providing researchers, entrepreneurs, and the wider Canadian public with an increased opportunity to build upon this research in innovative ways that can create social or economic benefits for Canadians."
For further details on the news release: http://www.science.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=415B5097-1