Who Got Government Grants This Week

Funding for the week of Oct. 7 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $12.5M, down from $167.2M during the previous week. Top Sector…The Community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $7.6M, or 61% of national disbursements. Top Region…Quebec is the top region this week, securing $5.82M and accounting for 46%[…]

QP Briefing. Fall economic statement coming Nov. 6

By Jack Hauen The province’s fall economic statement will come out on Nov. 6, Finance Minister Rod Phillips announced Thursday in a speech to the Canadian Club, promising the government is “on track” to achieve its fiscal plans. Phillips, a past president of the club, spoke to a crowd of mostly businesspeople about his plan for the[…]

Intact Foundation Adaptation Action Granting Window Now Open

The Intact Foundation is now accepting applications under its Adaptation Action Grants program until Nov. 30. Quick Facts. The program aims to protect Canadians from natural disasters caused by climate change. The Foundation is looking for charities working to build a more climate-resilient Canada. It will invest $1M in projects that help protect people and[…]

Who got government grants this week

Funding for the week of Sept. 30 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $167.2M, down from $1.8B during the previous week. Top Sector…The Academic and Research sector ranked first, attracting $70.6M, or 42% of national disbursements. Top Region…Quebec is the top region this week, securing $140.5M and accounting for 84%[…]

PEI partners with Red Cross for Dorian storm support

The Government of Prince Edward Island has partnered with the Canadian Red Cross to continue delivery of the Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance program (PDFAP) for those affected by post-tropical storm Dorian. Quick Facts. The program is open to residents, small businesses and nonprofits. Applicants can receive funding for losses on uninsurable, essential basic property loss.[…]

QC government to launch $50M plan for print media

The Government of Quebec has announced the creation of a new plan that will provide $50M in funding per year until 2023-24 to support the stability of the print media sector. The plan will include the following support measures: A new 35% reimbursable tax credit representing up to $75k of an employee’s annual salary to[…]

BC funding available to manage urban deer

The Government of British Columbia is accepting urban deer management projects under its 2019-20 Provincial Urban Deer Cost-share Program. Quick Facts. The program has a $100k budget this year. Local governments and First Nations communities involved in operational or research projects for urban deer population control are eligible. The deadline to apply is Oct. 30.[…]

NS Building Vibrant Communities Grants Program Open

The Government of Nova Scotia is accepting applications under its Building Vibrant Communities Grants Program. Quick Facts. Eigible applicants include community organizations, First Nations communities, registered charities, municipalities and social enterprises. Groups must deliver, enhance or expand programs that tackle poverty. This includes projects that address workforce attachment, housing, mental health and addictions, food security,[…]

QP Briefing. Publishing workers demand reversal of Ontario Arts Council cuts

By Jack Hauen Workers in the publishing industry are demanding the reversal of provincial cuts to the arts, saying programs are being lost that improve mental health and provide boosts to local economies. The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) suspended five of its programs after the Doug Ford government cut $9.9 million from the council, taking it from $69.9 million[…]