BC Rural Dividend Fund: Strengthening & Diversifying Local Economies
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BC Rural Dividend Fund: Strengthening & Diversifying Local Economies

The government of British Columbia is committed to partnering with their rural communities to strengthen economic opportunities and create great jobs, while enriching the beauty that rural B.C. has to offer. To support these efforts, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is about to open its sixth intake of the…

Low Carbon Economy Challenge: $1.3M for Landfill Gas Collection System
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Low Carbon Economy Challenge: $1.3M for Landfill Gas Collection System

The government of Canada is continuing to invest in projects that make a significant impact in greenhouse gas reductions and tackle climate change. Regina, the capital city of Saskatchewan, is working towards a greener province through their Landfill Gas to Energy Project. This landfill gas collection system collects methane emitted by the landfill and reduces…

SD Tech Fund: $6M for Energy Efficient Membrane Separation Technology
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SD Tech Fund: $6M for Energy Efficient Membrane Separation Technology

Imtex Membranes, based in Mississauga, ON, is a cleantech company that serves the petrochemical industry by specializing in the separation of gases using advanced membrane separation technology. This technology is expected to deliver significant energy and emissions reductions in petrochemical operations, particularly vehicle tire production. Imtex Membranes has received cleantech funding to continue the development…

Emissions Reduction Alberta Industrial Efficiency Challenge: $70M Awarded
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Emissions Reduction Alberta Industrial Efficiency Challenge: $70M Awarded

In order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and succeed in a low-carbon economy, the province of Alberta requires more clean technology developers to lead their ideas through to commercialization. To contribute to this endeavor, 11 Alberta cleantech projects have received government funding support. These chosen initiatives are expected to account for collective greenhouse gas…

SD Tech Fund: $1M in for KSM Inc.’s Sustainable Fertilizer Production
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SD Tech Fund: $1M in for KSM Inc.’s Sustainable Fertilizer Production

KSM Inc., based out of Quebec, is aiming to enter the top ranks of the agriculture industry as a low-cost producer of SOP (sulfate of potash) and SOPM (sulfate of potash magnesia) fertilizers. This is being achieved by their innovative process of creating fertilizer from potassium chloride, sulfuric acid, and magnesium compounds extracted from abundant…

$1.5M for Quebec Municipalities’ Climate Change Mitigation Projects
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$1.5M for Quebec Municipalities’ Climate Change Mitigation Projects

Climate change is a serious issue that all levels of government in Canada must work to solve. Federal, provincial, and even municipal governments all have a significant role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) so that Canadians retain a high quality of life – now and into the future. To support Canada’s climate…

Canadian Agriculture Research Centres: Funding and Innovation Resources
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Canadian Agriculture Research Centres: Funding and Innovation Resources

The Government of Canada is invested in agriculture and agri-food innovation, and for good reason. With thousands of businesses engaged in the production of food from coast to coast, staying ahead of challenges and providing new competitive advantages positively impacts the success and well-being of farmers, food manufacturers, and all Canadians. One of the main…

Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF): Funding for Cleantech
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Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF): Funding for Cleantech

Canada is the fifth-largest producer of natural gas and the sixth-largest producer of crude oil in the world, with widespread oil and natural gas reserves across the country. Canada is estimated to have almost 1,100 trillion cubic feet of natural gas potential, primarily due to technological advances in natural gas recovery. Being such a valuable…

109 Canadian Communities Receive $4.5M in Cleantech Innovation Grants
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109 Canadian Communities Receive $4.5M in Cleantech Innovation Grants

To expand the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions, communities across Canada have recently received government support for green innovation, climate change resiliency, and infrastructure planning initiatives. These cleantech solutions are ensuring healthy and safe communities, creating jobs, and helping Canada meet its climate change goals. 109 community projects across Canada have received a combined total…

Sky’s the Limit Challenge: Win up to $5M for Sustainable Aviation Fuel
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Sky’s the Limit Challenge: Win up to $5M for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Canada is actively transitioning to a low-carbon economy, and accelerating the accessibility and affordability of sustainable aviation fuel is an important factor in this mission. While other methods of transportation are moving to alternate energy sources sources (e.g. electric vehicles), aircrafts still require liquid fuels. The aviation industry has a goal of carbon neutral growth…