Month: December 2020

Season’s Greetings from MEIA!

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Province Adopts New Blend Requirements for Ethanol in Gasoline and for Biodiesel in Diesel

New Measures Expected to Deliver Approximately 220,000 Tonnes of GHG Emissions Reductions Per Year

Canada Summer Jobs 2021 – Call for Applications

The annual call for applications for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program will launch on December 21, 2020, and will remain open until January 29, 2021.

Report: Recommendations from Canada’s Forest Sector to Drive Economic Recovery and a Net-Zero Carbon Future

On December 9, 2020, The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released Innovative, Sustainable, Resilient: Recommendations from Canada’s Forest Sector to Drive Economic Recovery and a Net-Zero Carbon Future. The report, submitted …

Prime Minister Announces Canada’s Strengthened Climate Plan

This plan is a cornerstone of the government’s commitment in the 2020 Speech from the Throne to create over one million jobs, restoring employment to pre-pandemic levels.

Safe at Home Manitoba Grant Program

Applications now open for projects that encourage Manitobans to stay at home and stay safe, while improving their quality of life.

Province Extends Public Health Orders Ahead of the Holidays, With Minor Adjustments

Staying Safe at Home Necessary to Protect Vulnerable Manitobans and Health-Care System: Roussin

Province Expands Manitoba Bridge Grant Program to Home-Based Businesses

The Bridge Grant provides $5,000 to eligible Manitoba businesses and organizations that are required to close their premises due to COVID-19 Prevention Orders

Travel Manitoba Awards Contract to Study Sustainability of Parks

Study to survey provincial park users, cottage owners, business owners who operate within the parks and special interest organizations

MEIA Info Bulletin – December 2020

News and Upcoming Events

Government Expands Canada Emergency Business Account Loans

Starting on Friday, December 4, 2020, eligible businesses facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are able to access a second CEBA loan of up to $20,000 …

Province to Support Manitoba Chambers of Commerce in Protecting Local Businesses

$1.5-Million Commitment Will Support Chambers, Promote Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19