Top 10 Budget 2019 Highlights for Businesses

Budget 2019 announced several new incentives for businesses to invest in R&D, innovation, internships, youth employment, and sectoral growth. Keep reading to learn how your business can benefit from these upcoming new funding opportunities. Here are the top 10 must-read Budget 2019 highlights for businesses seeking government grants and incentives: $251.3M for Forestry. Natural Resources Canada’s[…]

Who Got Government Grants This Week

Funding for the week of March 18 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $167M, down from $1.9B during the previous week. Top Sector. The municipal and nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $60.7M, 36% of total incentives. Top Region. Quebec is the top province this week, securing $60.3M and accounting for 36% of total national[…]

Who got government grants this week

Funding for the week of March 11 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $1.9B, up from $989.8M during the previous week. Top Sector. The municipal and nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $1.59B, 83% of total incentives. Top Region. Alberta is the top province this week, securing $1.4B and accounting for 73% of total national[…]

NL Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund

The Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced three programs under the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund: Climate Change Challenge Fund (CCCF): NL is contributing $10.26M and the Federal Government is contributing $10M to provide grants to businesses, municipalities, governments and organizations, nonprofits, industrial and resource sectors to undertake projects that result in measurable[…]

New British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund

The Government of Canada has launched the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund, a federal-provincial collaboration to help restore and protect the habitat of wild fish stocks. Quick Facts. This Government of Canada is investing $100M over five years, while B.C. is investing $42.85M. The fund is now open to proposals from Indigenous groups,[…]

QP Briefing. Next stage of federally led ON infrastructure program, feds criticize Ford government’s slow pace

By Jessica Smith Cross Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton announced Tuesday that the province will soon be accepting applications from First Nations and small municipalities for funding under a federally led infrastructure program — sparking some criticism from the federal government on Ontario’s slow movement on the file. The applications will be to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure[…]

New ON Infrastructure Program

The Government of Ontario has announced new infrastructure funding under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, which represents $30B in federal, provincial, and local investments over 10 years. Quick Facts. The first stream of the funding, the Rural and Northern stream, is open to cities and Indigenous communities with populations under 100k. This represents an[…]

NL EOI to Help Internationally-Trained Individuals Have Credentials Recognized

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) for projects to support the assessment and recognition of foreign qualifications, enabling internationally-trained individuals to pursue employment in their fields. Quick Facts. This is the fourth EOI through the federal-provincial Foreign Qualification Recognition Agreement. The agreement is supported by $800k in federal[…]

Funding for steel and aluminum manufacturers

The Government of Canada has announced $100M of funding to support SME steel and aluminum manufacturers and users through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) Steel and Aluminum Initiative. Quick Facts. This program will be delivered through the Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) (FedDev, CED, WD, ACOA, FedNor). It will provide SME steel and aluminum[…]

PEI Infrastructure Funding Now Open For Applications

Communities, organizations, and businesses in Prince Edward Island can now apply for funding for public transit, green infrastructure, culture, recreation, and community development. Quick Facts. The Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) will provide more than $366M in federal funding over the next decade for PEI infrastructure projects. The funding streams currently open for application[…]