Fisheries and Oceans Challenge

The Government of Canada has issued three challenges relating to protecting marine environments and wildlife under its Innovative Solutions Canada program. The Challenges: Remove and Manage Ghost Fishing Gear and Marine Debris: Challenges companies to collect and remove ghost fishing gear and other marine debris from oceans and waterways through a technology that can be deployed[…]

AB Anti-Racism Community Grant extended

The deadline for applications for the Government of Alberta’s second round of funding through the $2M Anti-Racism Community Grant program is extended to Nov. 19. Quick Facts. Funding is provided to support community-based projects aimed at creating greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding of racism and its impact on Albertans.Eligible nonprofit can apply for matching grants[…]

Who Got Government Grants This Week

Funding for the week of Nov. 5, 2018 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $476.8M, down from $1.17B during the previous week. Top Sector. The transportation sector ranked first this week, attracting $301M, 63% of total incentives. Top Region. Alberta is the top province this week, securing $1.14B and accounting for 67% of total[…]

QP Briefing. Environment Minister ‘Rob’ Phillips spars with federal counterpart

By Jessica Smith Cross Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips shot back at his federal counterpart on Thursday, declaring that Catherine McKenna isn’t willing to work with Ontario and didn’t even get his name right in recent correspondence. Earlier on Thursday, McKenna had announced that the federal government would be directly funding climate action programs in Ontario. The federal government[…]

New Upcoming SK Legion Program

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced the creation of the new $100k Legion and ANAVETS Support Program to provide funding grants to Royal Canadian Legion branches and Army, Navy, Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) units in Saskatchewan. Quick Facts. This grant program will assist in supporting veterans and keeping the memory of fallen heroes.The program will be implemented[…]

Read this can’t-miss Globe and Mail article on government grants for small businesses

If your small business is looking for government funding to grow its operations, don’t miss this new article published by the Globe and Mail last week on how “Government grants to small business – a.k.a. free money – go unused.“ In the article, journalist Brendra Bouw interviews Fundingportal CEO Teri Kirk on the Canadian funding[…]