Canada Job Grant Timeline: All 10 Provinces Have Now Signed On
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Canada Job Grant Timeline: All 10 Provinces Have Now Signed On

Controversy over the Canada Job Grant has faded over the past 6 months as one by one, the nation’s provinces have signed onto the agreement, recently Nova Scotia (July 3rd) and Newfoundland & Labrador (July 7th) were the last of the provinces to agree to carry out the $200 million training program. Canada Job Grant…

Canadian Business Grants for Geomatics: TECTERRA Commercialization Support Services
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Canadian Business Grants for Geomatics: TECTERRA Commercialization Support Services

Editor’s Note: Since this article’s posting, TECTERRA funding programs have been re-launched to provide enhanced support. For details of these new funding streams, visit Mentor Works’ TECTERRA program page. TECTERRA is a government funded organization based in Alberta. TECTERRA’s purpose is to provide support to start-ups and SME’s in the field of geomatics, across Canada. What…

Growing Forward 2 Ontario Business Grants for Processors
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Growing Forward 2 Ontario Business Grants for Processors

Growing Forward 2  Ontario small business grants for Ontario Food and Agri-Product Processors is designed to help Ontario’s farm, food and agri-businesses grow and expand their businesses. As part of this 5-year program, Ontario agri-product and food processors are able to access Ontario government funding support through two streams of funding: Capacity Building Project Implementation Grants…

Canadian Government Funding: Fed/NSERC Announce Nation-Wide R&D Program
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Canadian Government Funding: Fed/NSERC Announce Nation-Wide R&D Program

  On Friday February 8th the Minister of State (Science and Technology) was in Montreal visiting McGill University where he announced the government’s support for 83 scientific teams at universities across Canada through research and development funding.  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Council (NSERC) is a federal agency that supports Canadian discoverers and innovators for…

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Ontario Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit for IT Roles

The Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC) is a refundable tax credit for Canadian businesses employing apprentices in certain skilled trades. Many businesses are surprised to hear the potential applications of these tax credits for Information Technology (IT) positions within their organizations. This article looks to provide some additional information on the IT related positions which…

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Canadian Government Grants for ERP System Implementation/Upgrades

Small businesses across Canada can attest to the necessity of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in managing resources, tracking productivity, scheduling workflow, and reporting on all quantifiable data throughout the company. Whether your company is looking to integrate a new ERP system or upgrade and customize an existing ERP system, there are several Canadian…

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Ontario Government Funding Services and Tools for Immigrants

The Federal and Provincial Governments offer numerous services and Ontario government funding incentives to help new Canadians find meaningful and valuable work experience. The following list of programs is only a small selection of the Canadian Government funding support available for internationally trained immigrants and foreign workers. 1. Enhanced Language Training (ELT) The Enhanced Language…

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Canadian Government Funding for Temporary Work Placements

The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program is a relatively new Canadian Government funding incentive that provides new Canadians with valuable temporary work experience with federal government departments. Federal Internship for Newcomers Program Eligible candidates will be hired for 90 business days and may be provided the option of extending their internships for an additional…

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Employment Services Program for Hiring Skilled Employees

View more recent Hiring & Training Programs Employment Ontario provides networking services and Canadian Government funding for small business to attract, train, and hire unemployed Ontarians looking for valuable work experience. The Employment Service program is one of many Canadian Government Incentives for Hiring & Training Skilled Workers. Employment Services for Businesses Looking to Hire…

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Non-Profit Grant Funding for Business Sector Development

Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) provides Ontario Government funding support to Canadian sectoral organizations for the planning and development of sector-based training programs. The Sector Initiatives Fund Program (SIF) is intended to support the sharing of industry best practices and improves Ontario’s competitiveness and sector capacity. Sector Initiative Fund (SIF) – Government…