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Note 7 - Government Assistance

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Note 7 - Government Assistance
12 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Statement Line Items [Line Items]  
Disclosure of government grants [text block]
7.
Government assistance:
 
              Thirteen-
months ended
      Month ended       Twelve-
months ended
         
     
March 31,

2018
     
March 31,

2017
     
March 31, 2017
     
February 28, 2017
     
February 29, 2016
 
                      (Unaudited)       (Unaudited)          
      $       $       $       $       $  
Investment tax credit    
409
     
103
     
8
     
95
     
169
 
Government grant    
-
     
227
     
37
     
190
     
180
 
Total government assistance    
409
     
330
     
45
     
285
     
349
 
 
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    
345
 
     
2,859