Help for entrepreneurs

The federal government is again accepting proposals for help with getting business ideas off the ground.

The federal government is again accepting proposals for help with getting business ideas off the ground.

John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced this week that the government is accepting applications from local businesses to help kick start their innovative ideas by moving their products and services from the lab to the marketplace.

“Our government is putting its support behind local innovations designed right here in Vancouver Island North,” said MP Duncan. This $40-million program was created to help Canadian businesses by testing their innovative products and services within the Government of Canada before taking them to the marketplace. For more information, please visit buyandsell.gc.ca/innovation