Putting Ottawa’s grand rescue plan for Canadian SMEs in context
Organization: Futurpreneur Canada
The federal government is providing $1.2 billion in emergency funding to help startups and rural businesses survive the COVID-19 crisis. Participants in Canada’s innovation sector say government could also help by providing tax incentives, matching funding and loans for angel investment.
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has delivered a classic pre-election Budget, with targeted spending that extends to the research, development and innovation (RDI) file.