Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson today shared his family's personal experience with adoption at an event in Calgary and highlighted the Harper Government's continuing support for families through expanded adoption-related tax relief.[More...]
The Government of Canada announced that Canada and the United States (U.S.) are delivering on key Beyond the Border Action Plan commitments related to joint Trusted Traveller and Trusted Trader programs, including the official opening of the eGate pilot project.[More...]
Through the Economic Action Plan, the Government supports families and individuals by keeping taxes low, better protecting financial consumers, promoting low-cost and secure pension options, and meeting the health care needs of Canadians. Tax relief gives individuals and families greater flexibility to make the choices that are right for them.[More...]
The Honourable Steven Blaney announced that the NEXUS program has surpassed its one millionth member milestone. Cross the Canada-US border often? Make it simple, use NEXUS.[More...]
The Harper government is investing more than $32 million in funding to Homeward Trust Edmonton to address homelessness in the Edmonton area, including through Housing First, a proven, evidence-based approach to reduce homelessness.[More...]
Minister Rickford announced a Call for Proposals is now open for companies to submit applications to benefit from the renewed Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program.[More...]
Jobs and Growth Blog
29 July, 2014
Under Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government has taken steps to make life more affordable for Canadian families.
The Government recognizes that adoption can be costly for prospective parents. That is why Canada's Economic Action Plan improved the Adoption Expense Tax Credit to allow more adoption-related expenses to be claimed under the credit.
11 July, 2014
The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant is a grant of $1,000 offered by the Government of Canada to registered apprentices who have completed their first and/or second year or level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in a designated Red Seal trade.
7 July, 2014
Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan, Canadians who are caregivers for family members with physical or mental impairments may qualify to receive an additional tax credit of up to $306 for an eligible dependent.
8 July, 2014
Cross the Canada-US border often? Make it simple, use NEXUS.