Niagara Wineries Awarded $1M in SWODF Funding for Business Expansions
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Niagara Wineries Awarded $1M in SWODF Funding for Business Expansions

Ontario government funding has recently been announced for two wineries, Diamond Estates Wines and Spirits Limited and Andrew Peller Limited. Each business will use its manufacturing grants to expand facilities and purchase state-of-the-art equipment. Between the two recipients, 45 new jobs will be created and another 133 jobs will be retained. In total, $1,135,300 in…

Sleeman Awarded $422k in SWODF Funding for Business Expansion
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Sleeman Awarded $422k in SWODF Funding for Business Expansion

Sleeman Breweries Ltd. is Canada’s third-largest brewery. With facilities in Guelph, Ontario, Sleeman brews over 20 different brands year-round, including Sleeman, Sapporo, Unibroue, Okanagan Spring, and Pabst Blue Ribbon. The brewery creates premium lagers and ales that are incredibly popular in Canada and are also sold internationally. Recently, Sleeman Breweries Ltd. was awarded $422k in…

Over $2M in Ontario Government Funding Supports Barrie Manufacturers
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Over $2M in Ontario Government Funding Supports Barrie Manufacturers

Ontario government funding support has recently been announced for three Barrie-based companies. Each successfully awarded business will use its small business grants to expand facilities and purchase new state-of-the-art equipment. As result, 94 new jobs will be created and another 370 jobs will be retained in the area. In total, $2,017,700 in business expansion grants…

Zucara Receives $350,000 in NRC-IRAP Funding for Health Innovation
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Zucara Receives $350,000 in NRC-IRAP Funding for Health Innovation

Zucara Therapeutics Inc. is a Vancouver, British Columbia-based pre-clinical life sciences company that is advancing a long-term novel approach to prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. Founded in 2015, the organization is a spin-out company from the Centre for Drug Research & Development and MaRS Innovation. Today, Zucara Therapeutics is partnering with professors…

AgriMarketing Export Expansion Grant Awards the Canada Organic Trade Association
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AgriMarketing Export Expansion Grant Awards the Canada Organic Trade Association

The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) seeks to enhance the environment and people’s lives by promoting access to organic products. With an overarching goal to connect and support the Canadian organic supply chain, COTA focuses its activities in three key areas: government relations, consumer education, and global market development. Recently, COTA was awarded more than…

Nestlé Canada Expands with over $390k in Ontario Business Grants
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Nestlé Canada Expands with over $390k in Ontario Business Grants

Nestlé Canada is a food and beverage processor that manufactures and sells a variety of products from coffee to frozen meals to pet foods. Headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, Nestlé is a highly-respected brand and a global market leader that achieves consistent growth both in Canada and across the world. Nestlé Canada’s business expansion project recently…

Canada Media Fund’s Innovation Program Awards ~$6.2M in Funding
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Canada Media Fund’s Innovation Program Awards ~$6.2M in Funding

In February 2018, Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced over $6.2 million in Canadian government funding to support innovative digital media projects. These projects will help leading-edge of software and interactive digital media companies bring their projects to market, both within Canada and across the world. Canada Media Fund is supporting 27 Canadian innovative digital media…

Wilton Cheese Factory Awarded $17.8k in GF2 Ontario Business Grants
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Wilton Cheese Factory Awarded $17.8k in GF2 Ontario Business Grants

Based in Odessa, Ontario, the Wilton Cheese Factory has been manufacturing artisan cheese since 1867. The company is known for their variety of high quality and award-winning cheeses. Its products are uniquely old-fashioned, have natural flavours and are full bodied, giving consumers some of the best cheeses on the market. Recently, the Wilton Cheese Factory…

12 Health Tech Projects Invigorated with $5.5M Government Grants
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12 Health Tech Projects Invigorated with $5.5M Government Grants

The government of Ontario has recently supported 12 collaborative projects between businesses and healthcare institutions to commercialize innovative medical technologies. Through the Health Technologies Fund (HTF), each research project will receive Ontario government grants to develop, test, and integrate cutting-edge technologies into provincial health care institutions. Health Technologies Fund will provide up to $5.5M in…