The Jobs and Growth Fund (JGF) is a $700 million federal government funding program that aims to strengthen Canadian economies and create jobs for long-term growth following the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of Ontario has invested $100M into the new Venture Ontario Fund, a joint enterprise of a total $205M to provide venture capital and business growth funding for Ontario businesses enhancing innovation, economic growth, and job creation.
The Government of Canada is investing in COVID-19 funding to non-profit organizations in Northern Ontario through the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF).
The Healthy Hire Manitoba Program is a hiring grant that offers up to $50,000 per employer to help offset wages of rehired or new employees who have received, or will be receiving, their COVID-19 vaccines.
To ensure a more sustainable future for Canadians and help join the global fight against the imminent climate crisis, the Government of Canada has announced an investment of $44.3M from the SDTC Tech Fund towards 11 innovative clean technology projects.
Ontario has announced an investment of $690,000 to provide a new, free training program to 260 manufacturing employees around the province to upgrade productivity, health and safety in the workplace, and supply chain strength.
FedDev Ontario has awarded a government grant of $7.5M for Invest WindsorEssex to develop and launch Canada’s first-ever automobility accelerator. The project will support 1,350 cleantech entrepreneurs, boost business growth, and attract $40M in foreign investment.
Through the Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) Program, the Government of Canada has invested a total of $8 million in funding to eight Canadian companies that will research and develop innovative solutions related to managing COVID-19.
Administered through a $1.5B investment to the Clean Fuels Fund, the Canadian government is providing funding support for the research and development of cleaner fuel solutions that will aim to reduce fuel emissions pollution in Canada by 2030.
The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund aims to reduce barriers Black Canadians face in accessing funding by providing support loans of up to $250,000 to eligible Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs for economic business growth and success.