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.
MP Bev Shipley encourages organizations to start submitting applications On May 29, 2015, the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), highlighted two New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) calls for proposals for projects that will keep Canadian seniors active, engaged and informed. The application period for both calls for proposals began on May 29, […]
In 2017, Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This will be a historic opportunity to celebrate our great country, and our Conservative Government is proud to support celebrations of this important milestone. Our Government is providing $210 million to support activities, events and celebrations in communities across the country through the Canada 150 […]
Deadline Extended for Universal Child Care Benefit Our government understands how busy it is to run a family household. That’s why we have extended the deadline by two weeks for parents to apply for the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) to ensure they start receiving those payments in July. The deadline has been extended to […]
News Release For Immediate Release May 13, 2015- Strathroy, Ontario – Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, has announced that 67 organizations in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex will receive a total of $238,347 in Canada Summer Jobs funding this year, creating 91 jobs for students across the riding. This popular program provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public […]
The Harper Government today introduced Economic Action Plan 2015 to support jobs and growth, help families and communities prosper, and ensure the security of Canadians. • Economic Action Plan 2015 will create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. • It is a balanced budget, just as we promised, and it cuts taxes for hard-working individuals and […]
Harper Government looking for hundreds of thousands of families not currently registered for the enhanced child care benefit An estimated 200,000 families with children in Canada are eligible to receive money under the Harper Government’s proposed enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), but are at risk of not receiving the benefit unless they apply. The […]
Producers to benefit from reduced red tape, ease of access, and flexible repayment options On March 30, 2015, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz highlighted major enhancements to the Advance Payments Program (APP) designed to improve and streamline administration, provide greater flexibility and more repayment options, and ease access to the program for producers. On February 27, […]