BusinessInternationalNews
January 13, 2021

Canada Announces New Measures to Address Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang, China

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade today announced measures related to the human rights…
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BusinessCOVID-19News
November 23, 2020

Federal Government Launches New Commercial Rent Subsidy (CERS)

The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Applications are now open as of November 23, 2020: Apply Here! This innovative rent subsidy would support struggling businesses, charities, and non-profits by subsidizing…
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BusinessNews
November 4, 2020

Federal Government Introduces Amendments to the Broadcasting Act (Bill C-10)

A historic announcement for Canadian content: Bill C-10 Summary: The Broadcasting Act outlines Canada’s broadcasting policy, defines the role of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission and sets out the…
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BusinessCOVID-19News
October 20, 2020

Federal Government Invests $12 Million in New Small Business Fund

Today, during Small Business Week, the Government of Canada, announced an investment of $12 million in the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund. Canada United is a national fundraising campaign…
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BusinessCOVID-19News
October 17, 2020

All Federal COVID-19 Relief Programs for Businesses

Updated October 20th, 2020   Canada United Small Business Relief Fund As we enter the second wave of COVID-19, small businesses continue to need our support. During Small Business Week,…
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BusinessCOVID-19News
October 16, 2020

Federal Government Launches COVID-19-related PPE Challenges to Reduce Environmental Impacts

Government of Canada launches new COVID-19–related challenges to help reduce environmental impact of PPE in Canada October 16, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada is committed to protecting…
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BusinessCOVID-19News
October 9, 2020

Federal Government Announces Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Extension

The extension of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy until June 2021, which would continue to protect jobs by helping businesses keep employees on the payroll and encouraging employers to re-hire…
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BusinessNews
September 20, 2020

Federal Government Invests in BC Tech Companies through BC Fast Pilot Program

National Research Council’s (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) and Innovate BC announced over $2 million in R&D funding for 22 new projects in BC through the BC Fast Pilot…
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