British Columbia emerges as a pioneer in the global quantum landscape, primed for further advancement. In this regard, Minister Harjit Sajjan, responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), unveiled over $11 million in PacifiCan funding allocated to three BC-based organizations spearheading quantum computing innovation.

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Internet2, in a joint effort with CANARIE, the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), and GÉANT, announced a major expansion of 400 gigabits per second (Gbps) transoceanic circuit capacity dedicated to transferring research and education (R&E) data. As part of the Advanced North Atlantic (ANA) collaboration, this marks a significant achievement in high-speed connectivity between North America and Europe, supporting data-intensive science globally.

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