From Y-File, York University's Daily Bulletin (October 7, 2008):
"The federal government has renewed four Canada Research Chairs (CRC) held by York University Professors Colin Coates, Sergey Krylov, Janine Marchessault and Jim Whiteway, whose research projects range from health and digital media to Canadian cultural history and atmospheric science.
As Tier 2 CRCs, each professor will receive $500,000 over five years, for a total of $2 million awarded to York. The renewal is part of a package of CRC appointments announced on Sept. 30.
In all, the government has invested $116 million to fund the appointment of 123 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 38 Canadian universities, including $4.47 million in infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation essential to the projects being conducted by 25 of the chairs."