The Canadian Federal Budget 2017 was released last week to much interest from business and industry analysts. There was significant speculation surrounding the budget to see what direction Prime Minister Trudeau will be taking.
April 1st marks the first day of the Government of Canada’s 2017/2018 fiscal year; leading to the allocation of funds to new and renewed Canadian government funding. To take advantage of these funding opportunities, proactive business leaders should start aligning funding with their project plans for the coming year.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is one of the most popular Ontario government funding programs for third party training. The program provides training grants to help employers enhance their workforce by upskilling new and existing employees.
Converting innovative technologies into a commercial product can be a challenge for even the most disruptive tech developers. This obstacle is something many Canadian small and mid-sized businesses experience; those with the ability to conduct R&D activities but lack an extensive buyer network.