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Scholarships Available to Elevate Your Export Ready Experiences and Products

Travel Alberta’s Canada’s West Marketplace Scholarship Program supports Alberta-based tourism businesses offering export-ready products or services by providing financial support and coaching to attend the annual Canada’s West Marketplace. We encourage export-ready, Alberta-based tourism operators to review the criteria to see if this program can help you grow your business. CWM SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES Scholars qualify for Travel Alberta investment for…

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Youth Employment and Skills Strategy Will Help Young People Get Jobs

Canada’s future depends on our young people being able to get the good, well-paying jobs they need to succeed. Creating more opportunities for young people to gain valuable skills and experience will strengthen our economy and help build a Canada where no one is left behind. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced an investment…

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Zero Emissions Vehicles More Affordable for Business

Canadians expect their government to take ambitious action to protect our environment, while growing our economy and creating new jobs and opportunities for workers and businesses. To do this, we must support measures to accelerate Canada’s clean energy transition and help our businesses adopt the sustainable technologies of the future. Today, at the global mineral…

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AgriSpirit Fund Now Open

Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. It will award $1.5 million in funding this year. The application deadline is March 31, 2020 and FCC will announce the selected projects in August. For the past 16 years, FCC has awarded rural community groups…

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Work Sharing Program to Avoid Layoffs

Work-Sharing (WS) is an adjustment program designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer. The measure provides income support to employees eligible for Employment Insurance benefits who work a temporarily reduced work week while…

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Workplace Training Program

This program will assist employment-ready job seekers to update their workplace skills and experience to gain full-time employment. Through On-the-Job Training or Paid Work Experience, Being Human Services will help connect employers with willing workers. Once Being Human Services has matched job seekers to employers, they will assist both parties through the steps required to fill the gaps…

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Grants to Support Business and Technology Development

Alberta Innovates is offering are vouchers to eligible businesses and start-ups. Use these funds to assist with all of the stages of the technology development life cycle. This can include intellectual property assessments, industry development, design, engineering, prototype development, product testing, research and even regulatory approval. Alberta Innovation Vouchers These vouchers are for Alberta’s small-…

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Apply for Canada Summer Jobs Funding Now

Canada Summer Jobs Grant is now taking applications. Submit your request for funding until February 24, 2020. Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. They aim to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully move to…

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Community Foundation Launches Investment Readiness Program

Community Foundation Launches Investment Readiness Program The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta, is offering eligible organizations that are working to do good in Southern Alberta the opportunity to access a minimum of $10,000 in non-repayable capital through the Investment Readiness Program. This program is…

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