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Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province
17 January 2022
Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province $40-million investment will support innovation and growth and secure high-skill, well-paid jobs for the people of Ontario January 17, 2022 Today, the Ontario government launched the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness (AMIC) program to help companies get the tools, technology and talent they need to grow, compete and […]
Government of Canada Extends Loan Forgiveness Repayment Deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
17 January 2022
Important Announcement: Government Extends Loan Forgiveness Repayment Deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) News Release – Department of Finance Canada Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program has provided interest-free, partially forgivable loans to nearly 900,000 small businesses and not-for-profit organizations to help them navigate the pandemic and remain resilient. […]
Ontario introduces job protection measures for COVID-19
17 March 2020
On March 16, the Ontario government announced that it intends to introduce legislation that, if passed, would immediately provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19, or those who need to be away from work to care for children because of school or day care closures.
Open Canada-US border a ‘huge relief’ for WEEDC, says president
16 March 2020
The president and CEO of the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC) says it’s a “huge relief” the border between Canada and the U.S. is still open, even if it’s largely closed to most non-Canadians.
Industrial Niagara, a new exhibition at Rodman Hall Arts Centre, on view March 7
9 March 2020
Industrial Niagara, an exhibition, brings together key works by members of the Research Centre, Studies in Arts and Culture, Brock University.
Brock University News
A pet food empire is being built in Thorold
24 January 2020
Thorold is about to become home to one of the largest pet-food producers in the country. At least that is the goal that Niagara Pet Nutrition is aiming for with the construction of their multi million dollar plant just off Allanport Road in Port Robinson.
Automakers, suppliers wait on electricity relief in Ontario
9 January 2020
Ontario’s economic development minister — the third in a year — said the provincial government’s long-promised plan to cut electricity rates for businesses would be unveiled in “the near future,” but he would not disclose details or a timeline.
Automotive News Canada