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Nov 21, 2018

2018 Fall Economic Statement: Investing in Middle Class Jobs

Source: Department of Finance Canada

Ottawa, Ontario – The Department of Finance Canada has released the 2018 Fall Economic Statement which details the Government’s plan to grow the economy by investing in middle class jobs. Thanks to the hard work of Canadians, Canada’s economy is strong and growing, creating more good, well-paying jobs for the middle class and people working… Read more »

Sep 18, 2018

Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework Launches 3 Networks

Source: Alberta Innovates

Alberta, Canada – The Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework (CCITF) program is announcing the launch of three networks in Alberta to help reduce greenhouse gasses and provide unique opportunities for Albertans. The Clean Technology Networks (CTN) program is the first of five programs within CCITF to grant funding. The CTN program, managed by Alberta… Read more »

Sep 6, 2018

Innovation Alive and Well in the Petroleum Industry

Source: Canadian Fuels Association

Innovation Alive and Well in the Petroleum Industry Peter Boag – President & CEO, Canadian Fuels Association Too many Canadians are quick to dismiss petroleum as ‘yesterday’s energy’, not part of an innovative, lower emissions future. This is far from true. Innovation has been vital to the industry since its beginnings in the late 19th Century…. Read more »

Aug 7, 2018

The Changing Nature of Clusters: Implications for Canada Webinar

Source: Conference Board of Canada

The Conference Board of Canada, September 6, 2018 at 02:00 PM EDT Live Webinar Many countries, including Canada, have made it a priority to create and support business or industrial clusters. Clusters are generally defined as geographically and sectorally concentrated firms, post-secondary institutions and research organizations that promote linkages among firms and knowledge transfer and exchange. Clusters… Read more »

Aug 7, 2018

Start-ups Driving Innovation in Upstream Oil & Gas

Source: BrightTALK

Over the past decade, the oil and gas industry has seen major volatility with the price of oil as high as $130 per barrel to as low as $30 per barrel. Today we are seeing an outburst of start-ups and a changing culture that is founded on innovation. The industry is currently witnessing the “Golden… Read more »

Jul 27, 2018

The Oil and Gas Cleantech Challenge – Call for Applications

Source: CCIA

The Oil and Gas Cleantech Challenge (OGCC) is a product innovation showcase and competition that connects clean technology solutions to the oil and natural gas industry. As the oil and natural gas industry evolves and faces challenging markets, it continues to invest in technologies that address methane mitigation, resource usage, water quality and operational risks…. Read more »

Jul 4, 2018

Creative Destruction Lab: Call for Applications

Source: Creative Destruction Lab

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a financing and mentorship program for seed-stage massively scalable, technology and science-based startups. The program’s objective-setting methodology enhances the performance of technical founders who learn from the insights of experienced entrepreneurs, increasing their probability of success. Since 2012, over 1000 founders representing more than 500 companies have participated in… Read more »

Jul 3, 2018

CTA Cleantech Program

Source: CTA Cleantech Program

In Fall 2018, the Canadian Consulates in New York and San Francisco will host some of Canada’s most promising cleantech ventures as part of the CTA Cleantech Program. Participating companies will receive extensive background on accessing the local market, including the regulatory environment, financing, customer acquisition, and investor attraction. The program will culminate with in-market… Read more »

Jun 22, 2018

AI and Data Analytics for Environmental Performance Webinar

Source: ACTia

Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Machine Learning promise to transform industries and sectors, from agriculture and the built environment through petroleum and zoology. But how? And what is the clean tech opportunity specifically? To help you sort through the noise, and to connect you to an opportunity to deploy AI to support your needs, the Alberta Clean… Read more »

Jun 6, 2018

2018 Private Business Growth Award – Nominations Open

Source: The Canadian Chamber of Commerce & Grant Thornton LLP

Is your company the next Private Business Growth Award winner? The Private Business Growth Award celebrates today’s industry trailblazers. It’s an opportunity for Canadian businesses to step into the spotlight and be recognized for their outstanding contribution to our communities and our economy. Every industry has its trailblazers: the entrepreneurs who forge their own path… Read more »

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