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Teck Frontier Project

On Sunday February 23, Teck Resources Ltd announced it would be withdrawing its application for the Teck Frontier Project. The announcement was unfortunate news for Albertans and unfortunate news for all Canadians. This project was set to create thousands of jobs and 70 billion dollars in revenue. The CEO of Teck Resources Ltd. addressed the…

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Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2019

The federal government has released the final list of areas where livestock producers will receive tax relief for 2019. These designated regions are eligible for tax deferral as a result of extreme weather conditions. The livestock tax deferral provision allows livestock producers in prescribed drought, flood or excess moisture regions to defer a portion of…

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2020 Update on Business Vehicles

The Department of Finance Canada has announced the income tax deduction limits and expense benefit rates that will apply in 2020 when using an automobile for business purposes.  To find out what has stayed the same or changed read the press release from the federal government.

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Who’s Your Nominee for the Face of the 5 Dollar Bill?

That’s right, you can nominate a Canadian. A number of candidates have already been nominated, including L.M. Montgomery, Terry Fox, Tim Horton, Bill Bishop and more. Deadline for submitting nominations is March 11, 2020. Find more info and nominate a NOTE-able Canadian today!

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Business Priorities Survey

Our Member of Parliament, Glen Motz, is looking to connect with business owners to understand their priorities in advance of the federal government’s upcoming Budget 2020 and beyond. This short survey will only take a few minutes of your time and should be completed by Monday, February 24, 2020. If you require assistance with the…

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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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Funding Available for Leading-Edge Ag Projects

The Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP) can help not-for-profit organizations undertake projects to help the agricultural industry seize opportunities, respond to emerging issues and explore solutions to new and ongoing challenges. Program priorities are: Adaptation to new technology Environmental sustainability Strategic planning and capacity building Emerging issues AAFC funding of up to $1 million…

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$2.5M Raised Through Support Our Troops

$2.5M Raised Through Support Our Troops The province launched its Support Our Troops program in 2014 and Albertans have responded strongly – purchasing nearly 45,000 plates since then. This public support has resulted in almost $2.5 million raised for Support Our Troops. The Canadian Armed Forces official charitable cause is operated by Canadian Forces Morale…

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