Tag : Youth Employment Program (YEP)

Skills Link – Canadian Government Funding for Community Development

The Federal Government of Canada is sponsoring small businesses looking to hire young Canadians for full-time positions that would help to develop their skills and gain workplace experience through small business grants for hiring. The Skills Link Program is currently accepting applications for funding from small businesses that are offering

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Skills Canada Grant Funding for Business Receives $8M

Skills Canada supported approximately 500 youth as they competed in over 40 different trade and technology competitions.  The Federal Government of Canada has recently announced that Skills Canada will be receiving over $8 million in Canadian government funding throughout 2012-2015 to promote careers in the skilled trades and technology and

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Canadian Government Funding for Business – IRAP ARP

The National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) has been one of the most prolific Canadian Government Funding Organizations with regards to their support of technological innovations within Canada’s Industries. As mentioned in our previous articles on the Changes to the 2012 Federal Budget; IRAP has been given approximately

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Ontario Government Grants for Small Business and Startups

Ontario has established itself as one of Canada’s most attractive regions to start a new business. The area’s access to skilled talent and the availability to receive financial support through Ontario Government Grants for Small Business are some of the province’s most attractive attributes. These features are intended to attract and support

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IRAP Youth Employment Program Doubles Government Funding Budget

The Industrial Research Assistance Program’s (IRAP) Youth Employment Program (YEP) is designed to provide financial assistance to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada that are interested in hiring a post-secondary science, engineering, technology and trade, business and liberal arts graduate. Graduates work on innovative projects within the enterprise and may participate

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New Budget Increases Ontario Government Funding R&D

As of late, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the changes to the Ontario’s budget for research and development funding. The Honourable Gary Goodyear announced an increase to National Research Council Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) in his 2012 budget hearing last Friday. The new budget allocates

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Upcoming Grants for Small Business in Ontario

April appears to be a busy month for those who are looking to receive one of the soon to be released Canadian business funding grants. The federal and provincial governments begin their release of several Government Funding Grants for Small Business in April of every year. The end of the

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Business Development Seminar – Leveraging Your Research Dollars

Research and Development is a costly process for any business, especially for those who are unable to leverage their expenses with Ontario business grants. The Centre for Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) will be holding a business development workshop focused on finding finance and funding for small business research and development

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