Read the news and data that companies need to get funding
B.C. creative writers may apply for up to $12k in funding through the BC Arts Council. Quick Facts. The Project Assistance for Creative Writers program assists professional writers with specific creative projects. Eligible genres include drama, fiction, graphic novel, juvenile, non-fiction, poetry and spoken word. Awards are available to support the creation of new works[…]
The new Clean Infrastructure Royalty Credit Program (CIRCP) is now accepting applications from industry in British Columbia. Quick Facts. The program is part of British Columbia’s Climate Leadership Plan. The program is the first of its kind in Canada, built to attract new private-sector funding for clean technologies that will reduce greenhouse-gas emissions linked to the exploration and production[…]
The Province of British Columbia now has $9.6M in Canada-BC Job Grant funding available to help employers provide skills training to current or new employees. Quick Facts. Employers and organizations acting on behalf of employers can apply now for skills training funding with start dates between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016. $5.6M in funding[…]
The Governments of Canada and Alberta are providing $1M in grants to improve water management, environmental sustainability, and agricultural production. Quick Facts. The grants will provide funding to help irrigation districts and irrigators plan and develop tools that will enhance innovation and improve efficiency of Alberta’s irrigation systems. The $1M grant program is part of[…]
The Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto are investing in the repair, modernization and expansion of the city’s transit and active transportation networks. Quick Facts. Multiple infrastructure projects will be getting under way in Toronto thanks to the signing of an agreement between the federal government and the Province[…]
Overall Disbursements. Funding from federal and provincial governments reached $174.3M this week, down from $253.5M last week. Top Sector. Academic & Research is the top sector this week, attracting $85.8M, 49% of total incentives. Top Region. Ontario is the top province this week, securing $88.7M, accounting for 51% of total national disbursements this week. Top 3 Recipients in Ontario Ontario is awarding a total of[…]
By Geoff Zochodne Premier Kathleen Wynne says the province is providing a $26.6-million grant to General Electric for the company’s new $265-million “Brilliant Factory” being built in a hard-hit part of Ontario’s rust belt. The new state-of-the-art factory – and the 220 workers it will employ – will build reciprocating gas engines in Welland, which has[…]
Montreal-based Salesfloor has secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from White Star Capital. The company’s platform connects retail web shoppers with local stores and associates, who drive their own sales and personalize the customer shopping experience.
Montreal’s GradeSlam has raised $1.6M in seed funding from Anges Québec, Philip Cutler, Real Ventures, BDC Capital, and Birchmere Ventures. GradeSlam provides unlimited chat-based tutoring for a flat fee at one-tenth the cost of traditional tutoring options. Institutions are able to purchase site licenses and receive actionable insights for their administrators.
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) committed $4.8B in loans to entrepreneurs for the period ending March 31, 2016, up from $4.7B last year, according to its fiscal 2016 results. Quick Facts. BDC’s total portfolio now stands at $26B committed to at least 42,000 direct and indirect clients. The bank earned $537.7M in net income, up[…]