New Fund! Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)

Last week, the Government of Canada launched the Strategic Innovation Fund, a new $1.26-billion business investment program that is designed to strengthen and expand the role of Canadian firms, support economic strategies, and attract investments that promote job creation. This fund is designed to support four different streams/objectives:  Research, development and commercialization of new products, processes and services… Read more »

Toronto Sustainability Summit

Last week, we attended the first “Toronto Sustainability Summit” hosted by MaRS. Sparked by the release of the 2017 federal budget, a new spotlight is shining in the field of “Cleantech”. The conference commenced with a speech about the environment by Hon. Glen Murray, the Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, he discussed a new… Read more »

Training Grant (All Provinces)

Are you planning on spending on third party training for your workforce? The Training Grant (All Provinces) provides direct financial support for employers wishing to purchase training for their staff. This flexible program is designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, in all industries and regions. You can get up to 66%… Read more »

CBS Education Days

This week, we were thrilled to participate in the Canadian Boiler Society’s Education days in London and Burlington. CBS gave us the opportunity to present to attendees on “Government Grants and Incentives – Maximizing Your Benefit”. Funding opportunities for Canada’s Manufacturing sector continue to grow and evolve, particularly for projects in the boiler room. We… Read more »

New Export Fund

Alberta’s New Export Fund is a program designed to ease the cost of exporting. It will support Alberta SMEs looking to enter new international markets- or a country that currently represents 10% or less of the company’s sales from the previous year. Eligible applicants will be the Alberta SME’s promoting sales of products and services… Read more »

Alberta – Product & Market Development Grant

The purpose of this program is to help meat processors, livestock producers and livestock producer groups invest in new and innovative ways of getting Alberta-made products into new markets, enabling Alberta’s agri-industry to cultivate new customers and increase profitability. Eligible expenses will be cost-shared at 50%, up to a maximum of $500,000/applicant/fiscal year. Eligible companies… Read more »