Programs/Funding/Tax Credits

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant – “a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year, up to a maximum of $2,000 per person, available to registered apprentices once they have successfully finished their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades”.

Apprenticeship Completion Grant – “a taxable cash grant of $2,000 maximum available to registered apprentices who have successfully completed their apprenticeship training and obtained their journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal trade”.

Connecting Canadians – introduces a program to support high-speed Internet service to rural and remote areas of Canada.

Canadian Heritage Funding and Assistance Programs

 Tax-Free Savings Account – provides a flexible, registered, savings account.

New Building Canada Fund: Small Communities Fund – provides $1 billion for projects in municipalities with fewer than 100,000 residents.

Student Grants/Loans – multiple government grants and loans that can help cover educational costs.


Enabling Accessibility Fund – helps cover construction and renovation costs of projects that improve accessibility and safety for Canadians with disabilities.

New Horizons for Seniors Program – provides funding for programs that provide seniors with opportunity to actively participate in their communities.

National Wetland Conservation Fund – provides funding to individuals and organizations for wetland conservation and restoration.

Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) Enhancement

Some questions….answered. What does the enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) mean for my family? • The enhanced UCCB will benefit every single family with children under the age of 18 in Canada. • Under these changes, parents ... Full Article

Bev’s Briefing-e-newsletter

My New Video (Just click on the video on the main page of this website) More Help for Canadian Families You’ve likely heard about our government’s enhanced benefits for Canadian families. We’re pleased to roll out the expanded Universal ... Full Article

Enabling Accessibility Fund Projects

News Release For Immediate Release Strathroy, Ontario—Lambton-Kent-Middlesex M.P. Bev Shipley is pleased to announce that four organizations in the riding have been approved for projects under the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The EAF ... Full Article

Bev’s Briefing-e-newsletter

Congratulations Grads! This is an exciting time of year for many students and their families as the school year winds down and graduations take place across Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. I am pleased each year to prepare graduation certificates for ... Full Article