Government financing

Government financing may be available for projects and businesses in specific industries.

There are various government programs and services that offer funding and financial assistance to small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Government assistance programs

Business Development Bank of Canada
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is a financial institution owned by the Government of Canada. BDC delivers financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian small businesses.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Financing
BDC Financing specializes in commercial financing with highly flexible solutions.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Venture Capital
BDC Venture Capital is a major venture capital investor in Canada, active at every stage of the company's development cycle.
Canada Small Business Financing Program
The Canada Small Business Financing Program works with financial institutions to encourage financing for small businesses.
National Research Council Canada: Industrial Research Assistance Program
This National Research Council program helps small- and medium-sized enterprises in Canada develop technologies and commercialize them in a global marketplace.
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