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Funding for the week of July 9, 2018 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $725.1M, up from $419.9M during the previous week. Top Sector. The health and life sciences sector ranked first this week, attracting $305.1M, 42% of total incentives. Top Region. Québec is the top province this week, securing $386M and accounting for[…]
By David Hains The government says it will cancel 758 energy contracts in a bid to reduce electricity costs by $790 million. Energy Minister Greg Rickford released a statement Friday that said the government will axe the contracts that haven’t reached project development milestones. “We clearly promised we would cancel these unnecessary and wasteful energy projects[…]
The Government of Alberta has announced its suite of programs under the new five-year Canadian Agricultural Partnership. A total of $91M in funding will be available this year. Program 1: Products, Market Growth and Diversification $72M budget Supports bringing products and value-added products to market Program 2: Public Trust $19M budget Supports: Public agriculture literacy; Agriculture[…]
The Government of Nova Scotia has opened a call for applications for its Age-Friendly Communities Grant program. Quick Facts. The Age-Friendly Communities Grant supports projects that promote healthy, active living and improve communities. The grant is open to nonprofits and community organizations, municipal governments, associations, and universities. Successful applicants can include partnerships or collaborative projects. The[…]
The National Film Board of Canada’s Quebec Atlantic Studio is looking for submissions for ‘Reimagining My Quebec’—a new initiative for anglophone, allophone, and Indigenous filmmakers from Quebec and Nunavik. Quick Facts. This initiative will give emerging and established directors a chance to create artful short documentaries with the NFB. The deadline is Aug. 8. Three[…]
Startup Canada is partnering with TruShield Insurance to launch the Entrepreneur Success Fund, which invests in existing projects, programs and initiatives that support entrepreneurs. Quick Facts. Applicants can receive up to $2.5k. The money can be used to support business operations or business growth opportunities. Applications are due Aug. 31.
The Government of Québec will accept applications under its Programme d’immobilisation en entrepreneuriat collectif (PIEC) (Collective Entrepreneurship Capital Fund) this fall. Quick Facts. PIEC is open to nonprofits and cooperatives. This is the program’s fourth call. A budget of $5M has been allocated for this round. The application period will be open from Sept. 17 to[…]
By David Hains In its first act as a new government, Doug Ford and the PCs have cancelled cap and trade in Ontario. “I promised that the party with taxpayers’ dollars was over and that this would include scrapping the cap-and-trade carbon tax slush fund. Today we are keeping that promise,” said the premier in a statement.[…]
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is accepting applications under its 2018 Grants to Youth Organizations program. Quick Facts. This fund has a total budget of $451.5k. Grants to Youth Organizations help community-based youth or youth-serving organizations lead projects that: Engage youth in activities that encourage skill, knowledge and leadership development; Improve partnerships and collaboration; and Fill a gap[…]
The Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto is soliciting a broad range of possible solutions to help Ontario SMEs reduce their direct and indirect GHG emissions. Quick Facts. The competition is available on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Climate CoLab platform. Up to 3-5 winning proposals may be eligible to share $425k to pilot their solution in[…]