Innovation, Science and Economic Development

New Laws to Strengthen Canadians’ Privacy Protection and Trust in the Digital Economy

Canadians increasingly rely on digital technology to connect with loved ones, to work and to innovate. That’s why the Government of Canada is committed to making sure Canadians can benefit from the latest technologies, knowing that their personal information is safe and secure and that companies are acting responsibly. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister […]

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Minister Ng Announces the Next Phase of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, celebrated International Women’s Day by announcing the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund, the next phase of the $6-billion Women Entrepreneurship Strategy. While progress has been made since the launch of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy in 2018, access to capital, particularly in […]

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Backgrounder – The Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) has been established to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) realize their full potential by adopting digital technologies. Announced in Budget 2021, the $4 billion program is an investment of $1.4 billion in grants and advisory services to SMEs from the Government of Canada and up to $2.6 billion […]

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Joint Stement: Government of Canada and Government of British Columbia Announce a Partnership to Accelerate Integrated Clean Technology Markets in British Columbia and Beyond

The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, and the Honourable Ravi Kahlon, British Columbia’s Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, are today announcing a partnership to accelerate the development and testing of integrated markets for clean technologies in Canada, using British Columbia as a test bed. Integrated […]

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Minister Ng Announces Investment in Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub to Support Women’s Economic Empowerment

As Canada works to finish the fight against COVID-19, the Government of Canada is committed to making a strong, inclusive economic recovery that addresses the systemic gaps and empowers women in the economy. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced $5 million from Budget 2021 for the […]

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