Several forms are listed here for those interested in developing mineral, oil and natural gas, bituminous shale, or peat and aggregate reserves or establishing underground storage. Examples include applications to lease crown land, licenses to explore, well authorization, and well licenses.
Grants are awarded according to the applicant’s undergraduate academic standing and practical relevance of the project to Nova Scotia’s energy industry. Priority is given to students who have graduated from Nova Scotia’s public school system and have completed undergraduate degrees in Nova Scotia universities.
Up to 12 university scholarships, valued at $10,000 each ($2,500 renewable over four years), are awarded annually to students completing Grade 12 at a Nova Scotia high school with the intent to pursue energy-related studies at a university.
Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development
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The Fisheries Loan Guarantee Program supports the development of the province's independent fish harvesting industry by providing a government guarantee on loans through local chartered banks for the construction or purchase of marine vessels and/or to purchase new engines and fishing equipment for the improvement, rebuilding or alteration of existing vessels. Loans may also be approved to refinance loans previously obtained from fish processors for fixed asset costs.
Ministere de l'Emploi et de la Solidarite Sociale Quebec
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In force since January 1, 2006, the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) is an effective means for workers to better reconcile work and family responsibilities. It is designed to support new parents, encourage them in their desire to have children and support them as they devote more time to their children in their first months.
The Entrepreneur Loan Program is an initiative of the Province of Prince Edward Island designed to stimulate small business activity throughout the province. This program provides entrepreneurs with up to $50,000 for use as an investment in eligible new and expanding businesses. Loans are to be sourced through participating financial institutions and are fully guaranteed by Innovation PEI for the life of the loan, to a maximum of five years. Interest is charged at a floating rate of prime plus two percent.