Who got government grants this week

Funding for the weeks of Jan. 14, under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs, reached $264.4M, down from $651.1M during the previous week. Top Sector. The municipal and nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $73.2M, 28% of total incentives. Top Region. Québec is the top province, securing $57.6M and accounting for 22% of total national disbursements. Top[…]

QP Briefing. Stakeholders flood to Queen’s Park for pre-budget committee consultation

By Sneh Duggal and Jessica Smith Cross A steady flow of health, education, housing and other stakeholders streamed to Queen’s Park Tuesday to state their asks for the Progressive Conservatives’ first provincial budget since taking office last June. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs heard from nearly 30 organizations for its first day[…]

Funding for small agriculture companies in QC

The Government of Québec has announced the launch of a new financing service from La Financière agricole du Québec and the renewal of the Fonds d’investissement pour la relève agricole (FIRA). Quick Facts. The new financing service is a loan guaranty under which promoters can receive a loan of up to $100k. This service is[…]

BC traceability programs

The governments of Canada and British Columbia are partnering to offer funding through four traceability programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Programs. Traceability Knowledge Transfer supports industry associations and organizations to bring in traceability speakers to educate members. Traceability Adoption offers cost-shared project funding to agriculture, agri-food and seafood businesses to cover up to 70% of[…]

BC Arts Grants

The Government of British Columbia is accepting applications from artists and arts organizations under its International Presence Funding program. Quick Facts. These grants are designed to increase the global understanding and appreciation of British Columbia’s arts, culture, creativity and innovation and its international counterparts under three main themes: (1) Arts promotion and representation: projects that expose[…]

YT 2019 Housing Initiatives Fund

The Government of Yukon has opened its $3.6M 2019 Housing Initiatives Fund for project submissions. Quick Facts. This call for projects supports more affordable housing options for Yukoners by funding new housing. First Nations governments, First Nations Development Corporations, developers, contractors, community organizations and the general public can apply. Projects must include a minimum of[…]