How manufacturers can receive funding from the government
Webinar focused on funds available to manufacturers, who qualifies to receive funding and how to increase the chances of securing funding.
Redpath Sugar invests $5.2M for new packaging lines at Belleville plant
Project will create 80 jobs and retain 291 positions; includes $624K provincial investment.
Ontario bleacher manufacturer lands $180K provincial investment
Sport Systems Canada is using the funding to support a $1.83 million expansion project.
Ontario rope manufacturer embarks on $5.85M plant expansion
Includes a $837,750 contribution from the Ontario government.
Electrovaya gets $3.8M to develop Li-Ion batteries for commercial vehicles
Funding made available by Sustainable Development Technology Canada.
Feds invest $10M to build “smart factory” at Manitoba aerospace training facility
Project is worth more than $15 million, including investments from local partners.
Halifax firms receives $2.6M to turn waste into biofuel
Funding will support the construction of a demonstration facility outside Halifax.
Scope of $1.26B innovation fund widened to cover all sectors
Fund allocates money over five years to support R&D, the scale-up of high-potential companies and efforts to attract investment.
Économie du savoir Mauricie get $740K to boost innovation
Funding will be used to assist manufacturing SMEs upgrade innovation and delivering investment and market development projects.
Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1B aid package
Plan expected to include EI enhancements for laid-off workers and funds to assist with exploring new markets and innovations.
Ottawa launches $950 million supercluster initiative to jumpstart job creation, innovation
Consortium-led approach to innovation brings together small and large companies, academia and not-for-profit organizations.
Build your skills: government funding is available – be proactive
Getting serious about workforce training? Here are some programs to get your company started.
Feds, Ontario each grant Honda Canada $42M for plant upgrades
Automaker will invest $492 million over three years to modernize its Ontario facilities and improve its carbon footprint.
Nearly $300M raised for Fort McMurray after fire: Red Cross
Includes $84.4 million in direct cash payments for residents.
Kruger Packaging invests $250M in its Trois-Rivières Mill
Newsprint machine will be converted to manufacture 100% recycled, lightweight linerboard.
Halla Visteon awarded $2.175M to launch new auto parts line at Belleville plant
Project to create up to 70 jobs and maintain 25 position.
NJ company gets financial help to expand in Nova Scotia
Will receive payroll rebates up to $3.4 million if the company creates up to 300 local jobs.
Business innovation continues to fade despite billions in federal cash
Productivity performance continues to erode Canada’s relative standard of living, memo to finance minister Oliver says.
Pharmascience investing $55M to upgrade Montreal facility
Project is expected to create up to 65 new jobs.
HMCL awarded $1.5M in funding to expand Guelph plant
Support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund is conditional on adding 55 new jobs.
OIC awarded $5 million to develop advanced manufacturing hub
Funding will be used to purchase metal additive manufacturing equipment.
Howa Canada to open auto parts plant in Alliston, Ont.
Facility will create 40 jobs and produce interior trim components for Honda.
Nemak invests $15M to retool Windsor plant, create 80 jobs
Will use $1.5 million provincial government grant to preserve 200 more jobs and increase production capacity.
Koss Aerospace awarded $5M in federal funding for new equipment
Company expects to hire an additional 25 employees thanks to repayable loan.
Linamar gets $101M in federal, Ontario funds for $507M expansion
Auto parts manufacturer has promised to create 1,200 jobs at its Guelph, Ont. plant over the next 10 years.
Yves Landry Foundation awarded $9M for AIME program
Program provides manufacturers with up to $50,000 in training costs.
ING Robotic Aviation gets nearly $350K to develop new drones
Government investment will be used to hire new employees.
Quebec aerospace companies Avior, Techniprodec get local government support
Repayable funding of $1.38 million meant to help improve productivity.
Government to fund water treatment plant for Manitoba Centreport complex
Plant is expected to be operating late next year or early 2016.
Hudak touts jobs plan at plant that took “handout”
PC leader says lower taxes and power rates are more useful than government handouts.
Nova Scotia to spend $12M over four years on offshore oil and gas data
Research will try to convince energy companies there are undiscovered pockets of hydrocarbons off the province’s shores.
Nova Scotia to replace controversial jobs fund, remove cabinet influence
Invest Nova Scotia board will remove provincial cabinet’s role in giving economic development money.