A Brief Note On Pulp And Paper Green Transformation Program

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projects which support economic development, business growth and competitiveness, and innovation. The main goal is to encourage Northern Ontario communities to grow their economies and become self-reliant communities. Established in 2006. Source: http://fednor.gc.ca/eic/site/fednor-fednor.nsf/eng/h_fn02348.html • Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program – Natural Resources Canada – Funding to achieve measurable environmental benefits through energy efficiency improvement, renewable energy production or emission reductions at Canada’s pulp and paper mills. Program in operation from 2009-2012. Source: http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/pages/231 • Renewable Fuels Regulations – Environment Canada – Federal regulations requiring an average 5% ethanol in gas since 2010, and an average 2% bio-based content in distillate fuels since 2011. Proposed Regulations have been developed under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Source: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2010/2010-04-10/html/reg1-eng.html • Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program – Canada Revenue Agency – Aims to encourage all Canadian businesses (regardless of size or sector) to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada that will result in products or processes that are new, improved, or technologically advanced. Ontario has two provincial programs that build on the SR&ED program, the Ontario Research and Development Tax Credit and the Ontario Innovation Tax Credit.
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