The Major Infrastructure Component of the Building Canada Fund targets larger, strategic projects of national and regional significance.
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The Agricultural Flexibility Fund (AgriFlexibility) is a five year (2009-2014) program that seeks to improve the agricultural sector's competitiveness and help it adapt to pressures in a global marketplace.
Under the Beyond the Border Action Plan, announced in Fall 2011, the Government committed to modernizing and expanding capacity at priority border facilities in Western and Central Canada.
The Economic Action Plan (EAP) 2014 announced the government’s intent to terminate the federal Immigrant Investor and Entrepreneur immigration programs. The backlog of applications in each program will also be terminated.
Introduction:Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the federal government will terminate the federal Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) and Federal Entrepreneur (EN) Program, whereby eliminating a large and longstanding backlog of applications, and paving the way for new pilot programs that will meet Canada’s labour market and economic needs.
In Budget 2011, the federal government announced it would reallocate $60 million over the next three years to promote enrolment in key disciplines related to the digital economy, such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Funding supports the Canada Council for the Arts’ broad range of grants and services, prizes and fellowships in the areas of media arts, visual arts, dance, writing and publishing, music, theatre and multidisciplinary work.
The Government will consult with provinces on permitting qualified persons who are not resident in Canada to serve on the board of directors of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
The Government has introduced a 15% non-refundable Children's Arts Tax Credit to better recognize the costs associated with children's artistic, cultural, recreational and developmental activities.
Economic Action Plan 2013 announces a number of measures to close tax loopholes and improve the fairness and integrity of the tax system.
Are you looking for employment, maybe considering a move? Matching workers with available jobs is critical to improving quality of life as well as supporting economic growth and prosperity.
The Canadian Human Rights Act and the Canada Labour Code were amended to prohibit federally regulated employers from setting a mandatory retirement age, unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement.
Budget 2011 provided $3 million per year, in addition to the $2 million per year already provided to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, to undertake financial literacy initiatives.
Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the federal government is committed to recognizing the sacrifices that many Canadians make to care for their children, spouses, parents and other family members with infirmities.
Economic Action Plan 2013 proposes $24 million over two years for the Family Violence Prevention Program. The Program funds shelter services and violence prevention programming on reserve.
Are you currently studying either full-time or part-time? There are many initiatives to help ease the financial burden of continuing your education, including financial assistance to full- and part-time post-secondary students.
Economic Action Plan 2013 confirms the Government’s commitment to consult with First Nations across Canada on the development of a First Nation Education Act. In October 2013, the draft legislative proposal was shared with First Nations communities for their input.