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Government of Canada launches historic job-creating superclusters initiative
Through the Innovation Superclusters Initiative, the Federal Government will invest up to $950 million over five years, starting in 2017–2018, to support business-led innovation superclusters with the greatest potential to build world-leading innovation ecosystems, secure Canada's future as an innovation leader, and accelerate economic growth.
Youth in Agriculture
Youth and young farmers are the future of Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector. Your fresh ideas and approaches will help build a strong, innovative sector ready to meet the changing needs of tomorrow, which is why we want your input on future programs and services. Click HERE for more information.
Looking to get your product to new markets?
Alberta companies interested in exporting to new international markets will get more support through the Alberta Export Expansion Package. The package consists of three new programs with a total of up to $9 million in funding over
three years. Please click HERE for more information.
Canada-Alberta Job Grant
Please note this program is continuous intake It’s a great time to take advantage of this program and get your staff trained up to meet your organization’s present and future needs. Did you know that this program will pay up to 2/3 of training for staff up to a maximum of $10,000 per employee per year? The Canada-Alberta Job Grant can help fund training for your new or current employees. For more information go to CAJG
Renewable Energy program
Many of you will be aware, but for those who may not be, an announcement came out of Energy yesterday with respect to the highly anticipated Renewable Electricity Program. Click HERE for full details. Projects must be based in Alberta, be new or expanded, be five megawatts or greater in size and must meet the Natural Resources Canada definition of renewable sources.