• April 2, 2020
Canada
Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Deadline Extended

Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Deadline Extended

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced that the deadline to apply, reinstate, cancel or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts is extended to April 13. Quick Facts. Producers interested in Crop Insurance coverage…

Canada
Government Shares Update on 75% Canada Wage Emergency Subsidy

Government Shares Update on 75% Canada Wage Emergency Subsidy

The federal government has released additional details on the new Canada Wage Emergency Subsidy that would provide eligible employers with a subsidy of up to 75%. The subsidy, first announced last week, would be available…

Canada News

FCM Launches New Fund for Community Efficiency Financing

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has announced a new $300M initiative to help municipalities and their partners implement innovative financing programs that directly support homeowners to reduce their energy bills and cut their greenhouse gas emissions.…

Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Deadline Extended

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced that the deadline to apply, reinstate, cancel or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts is extended to April 13. Quick Facts. Producers interested in Crop Insurance coverage…

Government Shares Update on 75% Canada Wage Emergency Subsidy

The federal government has released additional details on the new Canada Wage Emergency Subsidy that would provide eligible employers with a subsidy of up to 75%. The subsidy, first announced last week, would be available…

Newfoundland and Labrador Opens Community Garden Support Program

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is accepting applications under its 2020-21 Community Garden Support Program. Quick Facts. This program helps eligible municipalities and community groups establish and enhance new and existing community gardens. This…

USA News

Latest Details on the USA’s COVID-19 Plan

President Donald Trump signed a $2-trillion economic stabilization plan late last week in response to COVID-19, effectively passing the largest stimulus package in history. Quick Facts. Package. The package includes payments to individuals, expanded unemployment…

Financing programs for US businesses affected by COVID-19 could reach $4T

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that financing programs to support businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic could reach the $4-trillion mark, CNBC reported yesterday.  Quick Facts.  A $4-trillion package would be equal to about…

US Government Proposes $850B Stimulus Package Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The United States Government has proposed an $850B stimulus package to support the economy. Quick Facts. The Stimulus Package would include sending cash payments directly to citizens, instead of the previously anticipated payroll tax cuts.…

Top New Grants in the USA This Week

The U.S. government published 144 new grant programs this week, including funding for manufacturing, HIV research, and rural community development. Keep reading to get an overview of three new top grants announced this week. Program…

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