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Conserve, Restore and Connect with Nature

July 29, 2015
Launched in 2014 the National Conservation Plan includes $252 million over five years to help conserve and restore Canada’s natural environment for current and future families.

The legacy of the Pan and Parapan American Games

July 24, 2015
Investments made by the Government of Canada into Pan and Parapan American Games infrastructure will continue to benefit families and communities in the Greater Toronto Area long after the games have ended.

Almost $3 billion for Canadian families and jobs

July 20, 2015
Today, the lump-sum Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) payment will land in almost 4 million mailboxes or bank accounts, totaling over $2.986 billion, the biggest single one-time payout in Canadian history.

Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games benefitting all Canadians

July 10, 2015
A very important component of hosting major games in Canada such as the Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games are the lasting legacies created by such games.

Putting Money in Your Family’s Pocket

July 2, 2015
The increased Universal Child Care Benefit puts money in your pocket.

Increased Universal Child Care Benefit

June 30, 2015
Raising a family is hard work. That’s why the Government of Canada is increasing the Universal Child Care Benefit and extending it to families with children 6 through 17.

Two calls for proposals for projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program now open

June 22, 2015
The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program that supports projects led or inspired by seniors who make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities.

Pan-American Games: Sport infrastructure to benefit Canadians

June 15, 2015
Toronto will host the Pan-American and Parapan American Games in July and August 2015, one of the largest multisport events ever hosted in Canada. Over 10,000 athletes, coaches and officials from across the Americas will gather for these games.

Helping Families Make Ends Meet

June 12, 2015
Meet Matthew. He’s a kid with a future.

Helping Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Create Jobs

May 20, 2015
Small businesses are critical to the health of the Canadian economy.

Helping Canadians Save

May 6, 2015
Economic Action Plan 2015 continues to make life more affordable for Canadians and their families.

Economic Action Plan 2015

April 21, 2015
Canada’s Economic Action Plan (EAP) is working. Since the recession, over 1.2 million net new jobs have been created. EAP 15 builds on this record of achievement with positive measures to create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity.

Approaching Retirement? You could receive up to $3,160 in tax relief this year

April 17, 2015

Meet Bill and Ruth. They have made some good decisions over the years and are now prepared for retirement.

As a senior couple, they will receive up to $3,160 in tax relief in 2015. They have taken advantage of key Economic Action Plan initiatives and tax credits:

Guaranteed Income Supplement

Old Age Security

Tax Relief for Young Parents : Receive up to $6,640 in tax relief and enhanced benefits in 2015

April 13, 2015

Meet Henry and Cathy. They have two active kids, a busy household and a lot of bills.

Sound familiar?

Like Henry and Cathy, you could qualify to receive up to $6,640 in tax relief and enhanced benefits in 2015.

Tax cuts and benefits impact your bottom line. Canada’s Economic Action Plan initiatives help young parents, like you, put more money into your pocket:

Federal Budget Plan 2015 to be Tabled on April 21, 2015

April 9, 2015
The Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced the Government will table the federal budget plan in the House of Commons on Tuesday April 21, 2015.

My Benefits Website: Tax Savings and Credits Working for You

March 25, 2015
The My Benefits website introduces you to Canadians who, like you, can benefit from Government tax measures, benefits and initiatives.

Apprenticeship Grants: Turning Passions into a Rewarding Career

March 19, 2015

A self-described Volkswagen nut, Avalon has had a fascination with cars for as long as she can remember. Avalon decided to turn her passion into a career and pursue an apprenticeship as an Automotive Service Technician. Paying for school was also easier because she qualified for Government of Canada Apprenticeship Grants, which supplemented tuition and the cost of her tools.

Canada Small Business Financing Program: Improving Access to Financial Funding for Small Businesses

February 26, 2015
To assist small businesses in accessing financing, the government is proposing to make changes to the Canada Small Business Financing Program. The proposed changes will allow more small businesses to apply to the program and allow for larger loans to be made available for small businesses to purchase or improve their land or buildings.

Do You Love Cars? Then Consider a Career as an Automotive Services Technician

February 13, 2015
Jimmy received the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant: apprentices in a designated Red Seal trade are eligible to receive a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year for registered apprentices who successfully complete their first and/or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in a designated Red Seal trade, up to a maximum of $2,000.

Realizing the Value of an Apprenticeship Grant

January 5, 2015
After paying her way through school and buying the necessary tools for her trade with the support of the Government of Canada apprenticeship grants, Nina is proudly graduating without any debt and is well on her way to obtaining her Red Seal ticket.

New Government Measures Will Make Life More Affordable for Canadian Families

November 26, 2014
Did you know that the Government announced new measures to help make life much more affordable for Canadian families?

The Government Is Investing In Children Through The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit

October 15, 2014
Did you know that the Government intends to enhance the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit (CFTC) by increasing the maximum amount that may be claimed under the credit to $1,000 from $500, and by making the credit refundable?

Seniors Built Canada For Tomorrow’s Generation

October 6, 2014
National Seniors Day took place this week on October 1, 2014, and Canada is proud to pay tribute to the seniors who have helped build our country and continue to make valuable contributions to Canadian communities, workplaces and society.

Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) Benefits All Canadians

September 26, 2014
The European Union is the world’s largest integrated economy, with more than 500 million consumers and a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $17 trillion.

Supporting the Engines of Job Creation: The Small Business Job Credit

September 17, 2014

Small businesses across Canada are engines for job creation. They employ roughly half of the private sector labour force and represent about a third of Canada’s gross domestic product. Economic Action Plan (EAP) includes many initiatives to help small businesses succeed including the Small Business Job Credit.

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