Funding for the weeks of Dec. 17, 24 and 31, 2018, under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs, reached $993M, up from $537.8M during the week of Dec. 10.
Top Sector. The transportation sector ranked first, attracting $368.7M, 37% of total incentives.
Top Region. B.C. is the top province, securing $452.2M and accounting for 46% of total national disbursements.
Top Recipients in Ontario.
- Two projects in Toronto to help prevent young people from joining gangs and to provide intervention programs in the community receive $7M in funding from the federal Youth Gang Prevention Fund (YGPF).
- Pliteq Inc., a manufacturer of acoustic vibration and sound control products made with recycled rubber from used vehicle tires, receives $3.8M from FedDev Ontario to expand.
- Collingwood TV Productions (II) Inc. receives $3.605M in provincial funding to produce season two of the television series Carter.