There is Nothing Spooky about Canadian Food SMEs’ Export Success
There is Nothing Spooky about Canadian Food S…
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The honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, marked Halloween with a visit to Winnipeg-based OMG’s Candy Inc. OMG’s Candy was launch last year by Chris Emery and Larry Finnson…

There is Nothing Spooky about Canadian Food S…
OAC Workshop: Sourcing, Selecting, Hiring and Training Employees
OAC Workshop: Sourcing, Selecting, Hiring and…
Posted 1 day ago

Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC) is holding a special workshop for presidents/ CEO’s, Human Resources Executives and Managers. The event will feature a number of experts that will provide non-commercial presentations…

OAC Workshop: Sourcing, Selecting, Hiring and…
FITTskills international trade training helps Canadian businesses succeed globally
“The New Building Canada Plan” is Our Largest…
Posted 2 days ago

The New Building Canada Plan is the largest and longest federal infrastructure plan in Canada’s history. The plan includes $53 billion over the next decade to support provincial, territorial and…

“The New Building Canada Plan” is Our Largest…
CRA Promises Concise, Simple Language in Notices to Canadian Businesses
CRA Promises Concise, Simple Language in Noti…
Posted 3 days ago

Since 2012, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been working closely with several stakeholder associations in an effort to improve service to Canadians and cut red tape for small business…

CRA Promises Concise, Simple Language in Noti…
Ontario Angel Groups Receive $500K
Ontario Angel Groups Receive Funding through …
Posted 4 days ago

The Southwestern Ontario Angel Group (SWOAG) will receive funds through the non-profit stream of FedDev Ontario’s funding program, Investing in Business Innovation (IBI). The investment of $500,000 will help the…

Ontario Angel Groups Receive Funding through …
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Posts Tagged ‘IRAP’

  • How Long are Grant and Loan Application Approval Times?

    How Long are Grant and Loan Application Approval Times?

    October 23rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Chris Casemore | No Comments

    A wide range of government funding programs are periodically available to support businesses’ various strategic initiatives. However, applicants should be aware of the turnaround time on submitted applications before committing to a specific Canadian government funding program. Unlike tax credits, which focus on retroactive reimbursement, small business funding grants and loans require applicants to pre-plan […]

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  • YEP: Innovative SMEs Can Receive up to $30K in Grants for Small Business Hiring

    YEP: Innovative SMEs Can Receive up to $30K in Grants for Small Business Hiring

    October 6th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) offers one of the most generous funding for hiring opportunities available for innovative small and medium-sized businesses in Canada. The funding program is called the Youth Employment Program (YEP) and it is administered through the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). IRAP Youth Employment Program (YEP) Canadian Business Grants […]

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  • How to Qualify for IRAP Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP)

    How to Qualify for IRAP Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP)

    September 23rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Rob Maciel | No Comments

    The Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) launched a new funding incentive for small businesses called Business Innovation Access Program (IRAP- BIAP). Launched in April 2014, BIAP is an R&D funding voucher administered by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) as a new program in IRAP’s funding portfolio. The program is suited for small and medium […]

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  • Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits

    Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits

    September 12th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    There are several options for companies engaged in developing interactive digital media products in Canada, including: Ontario government grants, Canadian small business loans, and both national & provincial tax credits. It is important to understand the difference between these funding instruments in order to maximize a digital media firm’s funding potential while improving project scope, […]

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  • SR&ED vs IRAP: An R&D Funding Comparison & Analysis

    SR&ED vs IRAP: An R&D Funding Comparison & Analysis

    May 27th, 2014 | Government Funding | Chris Casemore | No Comments

    Innovation has been identified by the Canadian government as an area of investment to fuel economic growth and prosperity. Thus, several research and development grants, loans, and tax credit are offered through the government to help promote innovation from Canadian-based corporations. It is important that Canadian SMEs understand the best application of various R&D funding […]

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  • IRAP Mid-size Projects through IRAP

    IRAP Mid-size Projects through IRAP

    May 23rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) provides Canadian government funding opportunities to small businesses looking to develop or implement innovative technologies and processes. The Canadian grant funding program provided through NRC is called the Industrial Research Assistance Program or “IRAP”. IRAP offers funding for various sizes of projects with the IRAP Midsize project funding […]

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  • NRC-IRAP Announces New $20M Pilot Program: Business Innovation Access Program

    NRC-IRAP Announces New $20M Pilot Program: Business Innovation Access Program

    March 19th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    The Minister of State (Science & Technology), Greg Rickford, and the President of the National Research Council (NRC) were in Brampton, ON to announce a new 2-year pilot funding program called Business Innovation Access Program. Canadian Government Grants to Support Innovative SMEs Business Innovation Access Program (IRAP- BIAP) is a new Canadian government grants program that leverages […]

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