Cleantech Updates

Congratulations to our program participants

Congratulations to our program participants

A jury consisting of venture capital, cleantech and oil & gas innovation experts has selected eight early stage cleantech ventures that started the “Innovation in oil & gas” training with Foresight in mid-April. 

Heartfelt congratulations to 

Jodi Formosi, Bella Biochar Corporation
James Ehizojie, Delta Remediation Inc
Sam Swanson, Compound Connect
Oliver Wang, ApoSys Technologies Inc.
Jérôme Maranda, Flyscan Systems Inc.
Tim Beentjes, Carbon Chit Inc.
Matt Hogg, GeoGen Technologies
David Scott Morton, Drift Resource Technologies

As a next step, the program participants will be connected with a hand-selected mentor and go through an in-depth pitch training with Cycle Momentum.

We would like to thank all applicants for their efforts. Stay tuned for further opportunities that can help you advance your solutions or consider joining a regional cleantech industry association or cluster or benefit from the services our accelerator and innovation agency members and partners offer:

Incentive program update and mandates are good for the economy

Incentive program update and mandates are good for the economy

Toronto, April 22, 2022. Canada Cleantech Alliance welcomes the expansion of Transport Canada’s incentive program for ZEVs (Zero Emission Vehicles). By raising the rebate cap for cars and adding a new category, the program now offers incentives for larger cars,...

New Board Members

New Board Members

Canada Cleantech Alliance held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 12, 2022. As a result the organization welcomes three new board members: Joe Allen, Managing Director, Energia Ventures; Alison Crumblehulme, CEO, Innovation Guelph and Merran Smith, Founder...

Previous Cleantech Updates

Budget 2022 – What’s in it for cleantech?

Budget 2022 – What’s in it for cleantech?

On April 7, 2022 Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland released Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable which provides the basis for a total new spending of $31.2B. Canada Cleantech Alliance has taken a closer look at the budget and...

Mandate Letters

Mandate Letters

What’s in it for cleantech? Last week Prime Minister Trudeau issued mandate letters to his new Cabinet. Find below what's in it for cleantech. We are particularly excited to see that the 30% investment tax credit Canada Cleantech Alliance had been advocating for is...

Advocacy Success

Advocacy Success

Over the last months, we’ve been advocating for a specific set of tools – our 3 key policy recommendations – to support the cleantech sector: a 30% refundable investment tax credit, the inclusion of crown corporations in the Greening Government Strategy, and...

How to tackle climate change while rebuilding our economy?

How to tackle climate change while rebuilding our economy?

The Liberal Government has moved the climate agenda forward by leveraging Canada’s cleantech sector – what are the key policies the Liberals are currently envisioning to propel the sector forward? What’s missing or needs work? What can the sector do to help move...

New Board Members

New Board Members

Heather Campbell, Executive Director, Clean Technology at Alberta Innovates, Anne Toner Fung, CEO of Innovation Guelph and Prof. Stewart Elgie, Chair of the Smart Prosperity Institute have recently joined the Canada Cleantech Board. All three have extensive experience...

In case you missed it…

In case you missed it…

Canada Cleantech 2021 Budget Review What's in it for cleantech? Watch Canada Cleantech Alliance's budget review to understand the 2021 budget implications for your company.  View the recording Pushing tax incentives for cleantech How can tax incentives...

Canada Cleantech Week on the Hill 

Canada Cleantech Week on the Hill 

This past April close to 500 cleantech leaders from across Canada, as well as two federal Ministers, two Parliamentary Secretaries, two opposition leaders and an opposition Shadow Minister, participated in our first Canada Cleantech Week on the Hill. The week-long...

How can Canada become a cleantech leader?

How can Canada become a cleantech leader?

Canada has the potential to become a cleantech leader securing jobs and a prosperous, resilient economy for the next decades. Canada Cleantech Alliance has submitted a set of policy recommendations on how to leverage this potential to Minister Freeland.

Response to the Throne Speech

Response to the Throne Speech

Take a look at CanadaCleantech Alliance’s response to the Speech from the Throne on September 23, 2020 highlighting the need to support cleantech beyond carbon reduction technologies and providing policy recommendations that support the Canadian Government’s political...