GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade
The mandate of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada is to manage Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, to encourage the country's international trade and to lead Canada's international development and humanitarian assistance.
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Human Resources Development Canada
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is the department of the Government of Canada responsible for developing, managing and delivering social programs and services. ESDC's mission is to build a stronger and more competitive Canada.
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Industry Canada works with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace. Industry Canada's mission is to foster a growing, competitive and knowledge-based Canadian economy.
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Statistics Canada, a member of the Industry Portfolio, produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture. In addition to conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canadian life. Their mission is serving Canada with high-quality statistical information that matters.
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Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre
The goal of Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre is to provide your business with the resources it needs to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points.
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FedDev Ontario was established in August 2009 and provided $1 billion over five years to work with southern Ontario's communities, businesses and not-for-profits to address regional and global economic challenges. Since its launch, FedDev Ontario has emerged as a champion for southern Ontario, actively identifying and building on the strengths of the region and working closely with stakeholders, investors and communities to improve local economic conditions and create new opportunities.
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Youth STEM Initiative
The goal of Youth STEM is to encourage southern Ontario students from kindergarten to grade 12 to pursue an education and career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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The Prosperity Initiative encourages businesses, not-for-profit organizations and post-secondary institutions in southern Ontario to undertake projects that will result in a more productive, diversified and competitive economy in the region. Under the Prosperity Initiative, there are three streams:
- Productivity Enhancement
- Regional Diversification
- Building a Competitive Advantage for Southern Ontario
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Investing in Business Innovation
The Government of Canada demonstrated its continued commitment to workers, families and communities in southern Ontario with the launch of the Southern Ontario Prosperity Initiatives, which includes Investing in Business Innovation (IBI). IBI provides mentorship, entrepreneurial support and financing to help new businesses grow and succeed.
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Scientists and Engineers in Business
Scientists and Engineers in Business is designed to help improve the business and management skills of entrepreneurs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields by improving access to financing and/or providing business support services to successfully launch and manage start-up businesses in southern Ontario.
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Applied Research & Commercialization Initiative
FedDev Ontario's Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative is a pilot initiative aimed at addressing the gap between research and commercialization in southern Ontario by encouraging collaboration between small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and post-secondary institutions. Its goals are to accelerate innovation and to improve productivity and competitiveness for businesses located in southern Ontario.
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Graduate Enterprise Internship
The Graduate Enterprise Internship is designed to help develop the business and management skills of graduate students and recent graduates of programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by providing funding for internships with small- and medium-sized companies in southern Ontario.
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Technology Development Program
The Technology Development Program helps research and innovation organizations, the private sector, post-secondary institutions and not-for-profit organizations work together to accelerate the development of technologies that will result in new market opportunities for southern Ontario businesses.
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Economic Development Initiative
The Economic Development Initiative (EDI) is the key economic development initiative under the Roadmap of the Economic Action Plan 2013, the Government of Canada. It continues to strengthen innovation, entrepreneurship, partnerships, and diversification of economic activities in official language minority communities (OLMCs).
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Sustainable Development Technology Canada
The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) funds Canadian cleantech projects and coach the companies that lead them as they move their ground-breaking technologies to market. SDTC's support of cleantech translates into jobs, growth, and export opportunities for Canadian companies, as well as economic, environmental and health benefits for all Canadians.
SDTC has three different funds to support innovative, Canadian cleantech projects through development and demonstration:
- The SD Tech Fund™
- The SD Natural Gas Fund™
- The NextGen Biofuels Fund™
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