The Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) program, delivered by the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), is a contribution funding program that invests in projects in the three territories that advance northern economic development.
Economic Action Plan: The North
The Government of Canada has made the North a top priority, with a clear vision for the North as a healthy, prosperous region within a strong and sovereign Canada. Learn more about EAP initiatives supporting jobs, growth and long-term prosperity in Canada's North.
The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) was established in 2009 as a new regional development agency with a mandate to advance economic development in Canada's northern territories and serve as the federal hub for these efforts.
The 140-kilometre all-season highway linking the Town of Inuvik with the Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk has been identified as a priority by the governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories.
The Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) was created to improve access to adult basic education programming in the territories to help more Northerners acquire basic education skills. This would enable them to be better positioned to participate in the labour market.
Proposing Legislation to Eliminate Mandatory Registration for Small Vessels, Including Canoes and Kayaks
Transport Canada is making changes to its small vessel registration requirements. Owners of small vessels that are not pleasure craft are no longer required to register their vessels.
The new Station will provide a suite of services for science and technology in Canada's North including a technology development centre, traditional knowledge centre, and advanced laboratories.
Through Economic Action Plan 2012, the federal government is investing $38.9 million over three years for new satellite data reception facilities and the development of a data management system.
Economic Action Plan 2014 announced the extension of the 15-per-cent Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for flow-through share investors for an additional year, until March 31, 2015.