"This renewal of funding will permit TRIUMF to become a world leader in particle physics research," said Arthur Carty, President of National Research Council. "It will also retain and attract the leading scientific talent that is essential to build an innovative, knowledge-based economy."

"The federal government is strongly committed to science and technology and has a key role supporting Canada's research infrastructure," said John Manley, the industry minister. "Investment in the advancement of knowledge is essential as Canada continues its transition to an economy built on knowledge, innovation and technology."