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JDS Silver, a Canada-based mine development platform, has raised $65M in venture capital funding from Denham Capital. The company intends to use the funds to complete construction and bring into production the Silvertip Mine in Northern British Columbia.
Repable, an analytics platform that gives brands and agencies real-time insights on the competitive gaming and live streaming space, has closed $1M in financing via a convertible note. The financing comes from BDC VC, Female Funders, Green Century Investment, Horizons Ventures, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, Real Ventures, and Ryerson Futures Startup Accelerator.
Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Janssen Supply Chain are looking to award a prize or a series of prizes to the person or team(s) who submits the best solution to key manufacturing and supply chain challenges that address the issues of higher costs and reliability in supply chains. Quick Facts. The best biological technology or[…]
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ, CTI Life Sciences Fund and Servier Canada are investing $21M to create Ilkos Therapeutics Inc., a new biotechnology firm. The company will focus on the development of S42909, a compound indicated in the treatment of venous lower limb ulcers. Quick Facts. The target indication is the oral treatment of[…]
Ontario is planning on “aggressively accelerating” the growth of its innovation economy, including the successful scale-up of high-growth companies, reveals the ministerial mandate letters published last week. On Friday, the Government of Ontario released its mandate letters, which outline the Premier’s instructions to the Ministers regarding priorities for the next two years. The letters revealed that[…]
By Sabrina Nanji Around the halfway mark between the Liberals’ post-2014 honeymoon and the general election 20 months hence, Premier Kathleen Wynne on Friday updated the “marching orders” for her crew of cabinet ministers – something the official Opposition is denouncing as “too little, too late.” Wynne said the mandate update would serve both as a thermometer to test the[…]
Overall Disbursements. Funding from federal and provincial governments reached $445.6M this week, up from $352M last week. Top Sector. Community & Nonprofit is the top sector this week, attracting $278.8M, 63% of total incentives. Top Region. B.C. is the top province this week, securing $273.6M, accounting for 61% of total national disbursements this week. Top 3 Recipients in Ontario The Alzheimer Society,[…]
Project assistance funding is now available for B.C.’s museums, visual artists, media artists, and community and professional arts organizations through the BC Arts Council. Four project assistance programs are currently accepting applications: Museums and Visual Arts Organizations – assistance supports projects by professional museums, Aboriginal cultural centres and visual arts organizations, including artists and curatorial[…]
The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) invites Aboriginal artists and arts organizations in B.C. to submit proposals to the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards and Aboriginal Young Engaged in the Arts program by Oct. 31. Quick Facts. The FPCC is a B.C. Crown corporation with the mandate to support First Nations in their efforts to revitalize[…]
The Government of Manitoba is providing funding for a grant program that encourages building owners and main floor tenants in downtown Brandon to make building and exterior storefront improvements. Quick Facts. The Downtown Façade and Storefront Improvement Grant Program provides matching support of up to $15k for each facade facing a sidewalk for eligible storefront[…]