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QP Briefing. Windsor hardest-hit by job losses during pandemic, FAO reports

QP Briefing. Windsor hardest-hit by job losses during pandemic, FAO reports

By Jessica Smith Cross, QP Briefing The region saw a nearly 20 per cent decline in employment between February and May of this year, the watchdog found . . . Full Story >> — Get…

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iPolitics. Scheer proposes CERB top-up for returning workers, citing small business staffing struggles

iPolitics. Scheer proposes CERB top-up for returning workers, citing small business staffing struggles

By Rachel Emmanuel, iPolitics The Conservative opposition is urging the federal government to adjust the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to incentivize businesses and staff to return to work. Full Story >> — Get the…

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Featured Grant: 10 New Projects Get SDTC Funding

Featured Grant: 10 New Projects Get SDTC Funding

Innovation, Science and Industry Minister Navdeep Bains announced Thursday that the Government is investing $41.8 million in 10 Canadian small businesses in the clean technology sector. The funds are being distributed through Sustainable Development Technology…

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QP Briefing. Ontario employment went down as Canada saw an unexpected increase

QP Briefing. Ontario employment went down as Canada saw an unexpected increase

By David Hains, QP Briefing Premier Doug Ford cited ongoing public health restrictions as the reason Ontario was the only province to continue to shed employment in May, while the rest of Canada saw an unexpected boost…

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iPolitics. Federal infrastructure spending remains behind schedule: PBO

iPolitics. Federal infrastructure spending remains behind schedule: PBO

By Jolson Lim, iPolitics Federal infrastructure spending under a sprawling decade-long plan worth $187.8 billion continues to be behind schedule, according to a new report from Canada’s Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO). Full Story >> — Get more…

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Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund Gets Makeover

Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund Gets Makeover

The federal government is giving its newly reopened Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund (CFSOF) a makeover to make the program more streamlined and more responsive to the sector’s needs. First launched in 2018, the…

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Join Us at FFCON20 this July and August!

Join Us at FFCON20 this July and August!

Fundingportal looks forward to connecting with you at the digital FFCON20 (Fintech and Financing Conference) this summer. In its 6th year, FFCON is designed to forge crucial relationships between entrepreneurs, investors, and major financial stakeholders in…

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The Future of Energy Efficiency Programs in Alberta

The Future of Energy Efficiency Programs in Alberta

The Government of Alberta has announced that it is winding down Energy Efficiency Alberta (EEA) by September 30. Fortunately, the EEA’s mandate, which is to provide businesses, residents, and other organizations with energy efficiency savings,…

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Featured Grant: $50M to Support Montreal Businesses

Featured Grant: $50M to Support Montreal Businesses

The Governments of Canada and Quebec announced last week that they are providing $50 million in funding to support local businesses in the Montreal area affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. First, the Government of Quebec…

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Who Got Government Grants This Week

Who Got Government Grants This Week

Every week, hundreds of companies, municipalities, and other organizations across Canada receive grants, contributions, and other incentives under government funding programs. Understanding which sectors and regions receive funding is key to gaining insight into funding…

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