Tag : Business Expansion

The Top 5 Canadian Small Business Growth Challenges

Despite a strong business environment, Canadian businesses must navigate considerable challenges to grow and drive profit each year. Attracting customers, increasing revenue, developing a skilled workforce, and driving innovation are just some of the areas where businesses feel the most strained. As identified in the Future of Business Survey, led

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Jobs and Prosperity Fund Awards Apotex +$8M in Grants

The Government of Ontario has awarded Apotex Inc. over $8.2 million in small business grants to invest in new technologies and increase product lines. Ontario government funding will help the manufacturer become more productive and offer high quality medicines at an affordable price.

The contribution will be provided through the Jobs

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Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII): Small Business Loans

To accelerate the growth of innovative small and medium sized businesses in Ontario, the provincial government offers a variety of funding programs to help offset scale-up costs. Ontario small business loans help businesses address organizational challenges, create new job opportunities, and increase the company’s capabilities.

The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment

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Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative

Ontario’s greenhouse industry has witnessed rapid growth over the last decade. Nowhere else in Canada has a larger or faster growing greenhouse sector than in Ontario, who dominates with over two-thirds all Canadian greenhouse vegetable production. From 2011 to 2016, Ontario added 25.7 million square feet (29.8% increase) of greenhouse

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