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Note 8 - Government Assistance

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Note 8 - Government Assistance
12 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Statement Line Items [Line Items]  
Disclosure of government grants [text block]
8.
Government assistance:
 
                Thirteen-
months ended
    Month ended     Twelve-months
ended
 
   
March 31,

2019
   
March 31,

2018
   
March 31,

2017
   
March 31,

2017
   
February 28,

2017
 
                      (Unaudited)     (Unaudited)  
    $     $     $     $     $  
Investment tax credit    
588
     
409
     
103
     
8
     
95
 
Government grant    
7
     
-
     
227
     
37
     
190
 
Total government assistance    
595
     
409
     
330
     
45
     
285
 
 
Government assistance is comprised of a government grant from the federal government and research and development investment tax credits receivable from the provincial government which relate to qualifiable research and development expenditures under the applicable tax laws. The amounts recorded as receivables are subject to a government tax audit and the final amounts received
may
differ from those recorded.
 
Unrecognized federal tax credits
may
be used to reduce future income tax and expire as follows:
 
    $  
2029    
11
 
2030    
30
 
2031    
45
 
2032    
431
 
2033    
441
 
2034    
436
 
2035    
519
 
2036    
286
 
2037    
315
 
2038    
324
 
2039    
329
 
     
3,167