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Additional support for Northern and Small Businesses

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $1.7 billion to clean up orphan wells in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, and aid for businesses in rural areas, and, people employed in the arts and culture sectors.


  • This program will help maintain 5,200 jobs in Alberta.
  • Will establish a $750 million emissions reduction fund.
  • Working to expand credit for medium-sized energy companies
  • $962 million for regional development agencies to help smaller employers in rural areas 
  • $270 million for a program for entrepreneurial and industrial research
  • $500 million to support Canadians who work in the arts, culture and sports sectors.

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