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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.