The Ontario provincial government is investing over $2M in small business training and financial support during COVID-19 through local Small Business Enterprise Centres.
The Indigenous Community Business Fund provides grants for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.
Black-led organizations can access up to $3M for regional projects, or up to $5M for national projects to help Black Canadian entrepreneurs.
The Ontario government is looking to expand broadband and cellular infrastructure by granting up to 25% of eligible project costs.
Ontario businesses hiring workers with disabilities can access grants to reduce on-boarding costs, lower unemployment rates, and access untapped talent.
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Canada was recently ranked as the top country for SMEs due to its low level of red tape, favourable tax policies, good financing conditions, and low competition.
Alberta has invested an additional $5M into the Accelerate Fund to provide financial aid towards the early growth stages of innovative technology projects.
CanExport Associations provides export grants to Canadian industry and trade organizations looking to conduct international global expansion projects.
The Government of Canada has extended the Innovation Assistance Program (IAP) by $155 million to continue supporting Canadian businesses through the adverse economic impacts caused by COVID-19.