new fiscal framework for Toronto

Toronto revenue tools approved

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Toronto – Toronto City Council approved a motion from Mayor John Tory, seconded by Councillor Chris Moise (Toronto Centre), to have an updated review completed of revenue generating options for the City of Toronto available under the City of Toronto Act 2006. The motion, which was adopted with amendments, calls for City staff to return to Council with a report by …


New roof helps Eastern Passage Legion support Veterans

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Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive Eastern Passage – Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have community public spaces to promote social interaction and physical activity, and provide access to recreational programs and facilities. Our economic recovery is closely linked to the vitality of our local communities and their …

Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre

Supporting Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre

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Laval organization receives over $2.2M in financial assistance from CED. Laval –  Supporting innovation contributes to economic development in Quebec’s regions. That is why Pascale St‑Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, announced two non‑repayable contributions totalling $2,214,600 for the Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre (CQIB). This CED assistance will make it possible to offer state‑of‍-the‑art technological services and equipment to boost the …


Up to 50% loan forgiveness offered for economic recovery of Indigenous businesses

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Ottawa – Small and medium-sized Indigenous businesses across the country have experienced tremendous volatility during the COVID-19 pandemic, and continue to feel the effects as our economy rebounds. Many were able to take advantage loans available through the Indigenous Business Initiative and remain operational. In response to these challenging events and as part of Budget 2022 measures, Indigenous Services Canada, …

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Boosting Economic Development Opportunities in Indigenous Communities

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SCUGOG — The Ontario government is providing $25 million over the next three years to support economic development in Indigenous communities. This funding will help Indigenous businesses and communities recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, modernize business processes, remove barriers for Indigenous people pursuing an apprenticeship, and provide training opportunities. “Our government is proud to invest in Indigenous businesses, help create …

Rural Manitoba

$11.7 million for rural Manitoba businesses

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Over $11.7 million for rural Manitoba businesses and organizations to support economic growth, development of community spaces, and tourism initiatives Manitoba – The Government of Canada is providing over $11.7 million to support 24 projects across rural Manitoba. PrairiesCan is investing over $2.7 million in one project through the Jobs and Growth Fund (JGF), more than $6.1 million in two …

Ville de Magog

Developing skatepark

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CED grants nearly $500,000 to the municipality for its revitalization project. Magog – Public spaces are at the heart of communities across Canada. They draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs. In so many places across the country, these spaces have seen a significant reduction in use as Canadians took precautions to stay safe from COVID-19. …