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Province helping rural British Columbians

Feb. 17, 2021 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is investing $4.5 million to help rural businesses and communities recover from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We want to make sure we’re supporting rural businesses and communities, so jobs and services are there for the people who rely on them in these difficult times,” […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202122 Views

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NB Government: Discussions ongoing with First Nation communities on carbon tax revenues

17 February 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Discussions between the provincial government and Wolastoqey First Nation communities are ongoing in an effort to decide a funding model to utilize carbon tax revenues. “Back in April 2020 when the government introduced a Made-in New Brunswick carbon tax, it provided funding to First Nations communities of about $4.6 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202165 Views

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Federal funds aid KAIROS and partner support to agriculture workers

Feb. 17th, 2021 $2.1M in funding to assist temporary foreign workers who are affected by COVID (Ottawa, ON) – KAIROS Canada is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada has awarded it $2.18 million to support and to assist temporary foreign workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on the agricultural sector. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program, this project targets the Maritimes and Ontario and will end on June 30, 2021. Government of Canada funds will […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202174 Views

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Island Coastal Economic Trust expands to more communities

Feb. 16, 2021 VICTORIA – The Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET), one of British Columbia’s three publicly funded regional trusts, is expanding the number of communities it serves to benefit more people. The expansion means organizations within the Capital Regional District (CRD) electoral areas of Juan de Fuca, Salt Spring Island and the southern Gulf […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202141 Views

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New pilot program supports small and new farmers in B.C.

Feb. 12, 2021 VICTORIA – Successful applicants of the new Small Farm Business Acceleration Pilot Program are receiving funding for farm infrastructure and equipment to help them grow their farm businesses and support local food supply and rural economies. “Farmers are vital to the local food economy throughout the province,” said Lana Popham, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2021122 Views

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QIA distributes $510,000 to Sanikiluaq

Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 10, 2021 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is distributing $510,000 to Sanikiluaq, a community impacted by COVID-19. “Sanikiluaq faced active COVID-19 cases in November 2020” says QIA President P.J. Akeeagok “this support is one way to show the community that we recognize and appreciate their efforts and perseverance in stopping […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202117 Views

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$1,875,000 in New Federal Funding will Support Métis Citizens in BC to Better Cope with the Impacts of COVID-19

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) has secured an additional $1,875,000 in funding from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) to help the Nation and its citizens address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This third wave of funding is part of the latest contribution the Government of Canada has made to the Indigenous Community Support Fund as part […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202131 Views

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Bridging Celebrates Another Strong Year of Performance

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2021 – Looking back at what was a challenging year across the globe, Bridging Finance Inc. (“Bridging”) was able to navigate these hurdles and the Funds celebrated a few key milestones and were recognized for their industry leading risk adjusted returns. The Funds also delivered strongly on their objective of providing clients with […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202118 Views

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QIA distributes $731,250 to Qikiqtani Inuit Families

Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 5, 2021 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is distributing $731,250 to Qikiqtani Inuit families who received income support in December 2020. “This initiative will support those Inuit families most in need” says QIA President P.J. Akeeagok, “we are doing our part to ensure that no Inuit are left behind as […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202171 Views

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Applications Open for Ontario’s New Skills Development Fund

Investment will lead to innovative solutions to get job seekers back to work February 5, 2021 TORONTO — Applications are now open for the Ontario government’s new two-year $115 million Skills Development Fund. The fund, which will support workers and apprentices, is specifically designed to address the challenges brought on by COVID-19 and help reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202139 Views

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