$18 Million Investment in Urban Climate Centre in Halifax

On July 4, 2019, the Government of Canada announced $18 Million through FCM to establish an urban climate centre in Halifax with EfficiencyOne and Low Carbon Cities Canada.  “This $18-million investment will help communities throughout the Halifax area reach their full emissions-cutting potential. We already see our cities leading the way on low-carbon innovation, and[…]

$285 Million invested in Social Sciences and Humanities Research

On July 17, 2019, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced over $285 million for Social Sciences and Humanities researchers in Canada. Through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Quick facts The Government of Canada, through Budget 2018, provided SSHRC with the single biggest funding boost in Canadian history. SSHRC’s Insight and Partnership programs[…]

Government of Canada Awards $12 Million to KPMG

On July 17, 2019, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, announced that the Government of Canada has awarded a $12 million contract to KPMG of Ottawa, Ontario, to design and deliver a new industrial security system that meets the government’s needs. As indicated in Budget 2019, this transformation aims[…]

Who Got Government Grants this Week?

Funding for the week of July 15 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $292.7M, down $277M during the previous week. Top Sector. Community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $62.5M, 21% of total incentives. Top Region. Ontario is the top province this week, securing $114.5M and accounting for 39% of[…]

Prince Edward Island: Funding for community wellness projects

Communities and organizations can now apply for provincial government funding for wellness initiatives that promote healthy living. This year the Wellness Grant program includes two different funding streams to help make it more accessible: the Community Catalyst Grant and the Health Promotion Grant.   All projects funded through the program need to address at least[…]

Quebec announces renewing Mining Sector Research and Innovation Support Program

The Government of Quebec is pleased to announce that it is renewing its Mining Sector Research and Innovation Support Program (PARIDM). For the next three years, an overall envelope of close to $ 3.6 million will be available for grants. The government thus maintains its commitment to support mining development in Québec while promoting innovative initiatives,[…]

Newfoundland & Labrador – Community Enhancement Employment Program

The Provincial Government is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and local governments that wish to sponsor projects funded by the Community Enhancement Employment Program. The Community Enhancement Employment Program provides funding to eligible sponsors, including towns, Inuit Community Governments, regional municipalities, local service districts, community and economic development organizations, and other non-profit organizations. Individuals[…]