Although this is not targeted towards research, it may be of interest.
Canada 150 Faculty/Staff Fund: Call for Proposals
Current Western faculty and staff members (individuals or groups) are invited to apply for awards valued up to $2,500 each to support an event, project or initiative taking place in 2017 related to Canada’s 150th. Deadline to apply is November 1, 2016. For details see “Call for Proposals” (.pdf)