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[Webinar] January 15: Government Funding to Support Export Expansion

[Webinar] January 15: Government Funding to Support Export Expansion

The federal and provincial government offer a wide variety of support to Canadian businesses who wish to grow or start exporting to new markets. By attending the free Funding to Support Export Expansion webinar, you will learn about various government export funding programs that help businesses grow in export markets by providing business grants of…

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 2 – Trade Diversification for Businesses

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 2 – Trade Diversification for Businesses

Global Affairs Canada recently released its report Canada’s State of Trade 2019. Authored by the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE), the report overviews the major developments in Canada’s imports and exports in 2018. In Part 1 of my blog on this report, I described the report’s most relevant points about domestic and foreign economies…

Funding for Research and Development: From Idea to Commercialization

Funding for Research and Development: From Idea to Commercialization

Government funding for research and development (R&D) activities is widely popular. There are many different funding programs and mechanisms available to help businesses offset the costs (and risks) of engaging in R&D. This helps Canadian businesses to reduce the time it takes to develop a new product or service. Many businesses that we work with…

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 1 – Key Points for Canadian Exporters

Canada’s State of Trade 2019: Part 1 – Key Points for Canadian Exporters

Global Affairs Canada has released Canada’s State of Trade, an evaluation of the country’s economic performance. The report highlights and assesses key developments in Canada’s international trade and examines domestic and foreign economic trends. According to the report, the global economy has seen weaker growth than in previous years; however, Canada’s exports and imports both…

Program Update: CanExport Innovation Funding for Research Partnerships

Program Update: CanExport Innovation Funding for Research Partnerships

UPDATE: This program was previously called Going Global Innovation (GGI). The content has been updated to reflect the new name, CanExport Innovation (CXI). Canadian companies are internationally recognized as some of the most creative, innovative firms in the world. But despite this reputation, Canada is falling behind in terms of its opportunities to spur innovation….

Access Small Business Grants: Talk Productivity, Innovation, Exports

Access Small Business Grants: Talk Productivity, Innovation, Exports

There are hundreds of Canadian small business grants and loans that companies can apply to. There are some key strategies to keep in mind to optimize your chances of success though; for one, always consider the program’s eligibility criteria. It’s not worth applying to small business grants and loans that are not a fit for…

Atlantic Canada Business Scale-up and Productivity Program

Atlantic Canada Business Scale-up and Productivity Program

The Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) program provides Canadian government funding to offset the costs of strategic growth and expansion projects. Atlantic Canada businesses can apply for grants and repayable contributions (no-interest loans) to accelerate the adoption of technologies and processes, as well as the development and commercialization of new products/processes. BSP is part of…