New money for MB livestock producers

The Government of Manitoba is creating new funding options to help livestock producers affected by dry conditions. Quick Facts. Ag Action Manitoba – Assurance: Beneficial Management Practices provides targeted incentives to agricultural producers and select industry service providers to adopt beneficial management practices (BMPs).The Managing Livestock Access to Riparian Areas BMP provides funding for livestock[…]

Who got government funding this week

Funding for the week of Sept. 10, 2018 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $778.4M, up from $413M during the previous week. Top Sector. The municipal and nonprofit sector ranked first this week, attracting $209.4M, 51% of total incentives. Top Region. B.C. is the top province this week, securing $163M and accounting for 39%[…]

QP Briefing. Government takes next step in carbon tax court challenge

By David Hains The province has taken the next step in its attempt to overturn the federal carbon tax. Environment Minister Rod Phillips announced Friday that the government has filed with the Court of Appeal a statement summarizing its legal arguments that challenge the constitutionality of the carbon tax. “Our view is the provinces have the ability[…]

New Walmart Foundation Grants to Tackle Food Waste

The Walmart Foundation is making US$1.5M (CAD$1.89M) available to fund proposals from eligible nonprofits working to reduce food waste in Canada. Quick Facts. Applicants should have experience in formulating, proposing, and implementing food waste reduction efforts.Requests between US$300k-$1M will be considered.Applications will be considered in three areas: prevention, recovery (redistributing food), and recycling. The deadline to apply[…]

New infrastructure investments in BC

The Governments of Canada and BC are launching two new infrastructure programs in British Columbia. Quick Facts. The newly launched programs – the Community, Culture and Recreation fund, and the Rural and Northern Communities fund – are part of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program.The Community, Culture and Recreation fund will provide access to funding for[…]

New funding for Low-Rise Wood Buildings

The Government of Canada has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for low-rise non-residential wood buildings aimed at driving an innovative and sustainable forest industry. Quick Facts. Natural Resources Canada received $39.8M over four years in Budget 2017 for the implementation of the Green Construction Through Wood (GCWood) program. The Expressions of Interest for low-rise[…]