Creating a Government Funding Strategy

Companies in Canada have the opportunity to apply to numerous government funding options, with $5.2 billion spent on R&D in 2021, including grants and loans, but many businesses struggle to gain access to this funding due to long, complex application… Read more »

Insights on Sustainable CAP – Webinar Recap

On April 25, NorthBridge held a webinar to examine agricultural trends in Canada, discuss current and past programming available for agri-tech companies, and share updates on the recently announced Sustainable CAP. Since replacing the Canadian Agricultural Partnership on April 1,… Read more »

December 2022 Government Funding Roundup

At NorthBridge, we keep up to date on all the most recent government funding updates, intake announcements and upcoming deadlines so you don’t have to. Each month, we will be providing a summary of the most important news in government… Read more »

Highlights of the 2022 Fall Economic Statement

In early November, the Government of Canada’s Fall Economic Statement was released, which provided updates on Canada’s economic plan following Budget 2022. Included in this were several proposals related to net-zero commitments, such as new investment tax credits, a growth… Read more »

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) was recently announced to replace the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program in providing direct financial assistance for eligible fixed property expenses to businesses that are economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Available… Read more »

IRAP IAP Funding Extended

On November 6, 2020, the Government of Canada announced over $155M to extend NRC IRAP Innovation Assistance Program (IAP) funding for existing recipients who qualified and received IAP funding from April 1 to June 23, 2020. In April 2020, Prime Minister… Read more »

CEWS Program Extended

As a result of COVID-19, many Canadian employers have seen significant drops in revenue in recent months. Following the initial fallout of the global pandemic, the federal government responded by establishing Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to insulate Canadian citizens… Read more »