9 Ways We Could See Canadian Federal Government Grants for SMEs in 2019

9 Ways We Could See Canadian Federal Government Grants for SMEs in 2019

Have you been following all of the media coverage and passionate Twitter discussions on Canada’s 2019 federal budget?

If not, that’s ok. That’s our job.

To recap, on March 19, 2019, Federal Minister of Finance Bill Morneau presented the Liberal government’s fourth federal budget titled “Investing in the Middle Class.” 2019 federal grants are heavily focused on investments in skill development and innovation. In total, the budget includes $22.8 billion in new spending over five years.

In case you haven’t read the 464-page budget, our team of grant gurus have taken the time to highlight the opportunities that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can take advantage of.

Don’t get overwhelmed with the sea of possibilities. Get excited! We’ll help you navigate the waters and connect with us anytime you have questions.

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A Unique Training Experience at Granted

A Unique Training Experience at Granted

By: Stephanie Sang, CEO of Granted

Many of you have leveraged the BC Jobs Grant  to up-skill your staff over the past year, and of course, at Granted, we also took advantage of this program to train our own team in 2017.  We were looking for training to increase our team’s focus, awareness, and productivity in the workplace. Through our training provider network , we were introduced to Scott Orth from Mindful Wisdom who provided our team with mindfulness training. We were grateful in that we were approved by the BC Jobs Grant to cover two-thirds of the cost. I will say that as a result of this training, our team dynamic has grown positively in both a  unique and special way.

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What’s New with Government Funding?

By: Maksim Chitov

With the Fall parliamentary session just around the corner, our government is expected to reconvene in the House of Commons in mid-September after a two-month break. The Liberal government is nearing the halfway point of their mandate, and thus September yields a perfect opportunity to look back at what has been done so far, subsequently charting the course for policymaking in the coming months and leading up to the 2019 General Election.

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