Tag : Government of Ontario

Celebrate Ontario: Tourism Grants for Festivals and Events

Please Note: The 2019 application period is now closed. Check back in December 2019 for more information on 2020 event funding.
High-quality events and festivals have a profound impact on Ontario’s economy. Maintaining or expanding these events, however, requires significant time and capital. Event organizers must constantly operate on thin budgets

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Greenbelt Fund – April 2018 Funding Intake Announced

The Greenbelt Fund: Local Food Investment Fund (LFIF) provides Ontario government grants to increase consumption of foods that are grown or processed locally. Funding may be awarded for three types of projects, including those that increase Broader Public Sector purchases, improve Market Access, and promote Local Food Literacy.

Recently, the program announced

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Trillium Manufacturing Network Releases Interactive Business Directory

The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing (also referred to as the Trillium Manufacturing Network) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ontario’s manufacturing industry. Funded through the Canadian federal and provincial governments, the Trillium Manufacturing Network is uniquely focused on helping Ontario manufacturers grow through mentorship and collaborative research opportunities.

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Ontario’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 16-Year Low

New data released by Statistics Canada has shown that Ontario’s economy is strengthening, particularly in relation to employment. Although some metrics may fluctuate from month to month, contrasts to the same period last year (or even the last 10+ years) show some emerging trends all businesses should be aware of.


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Highlights of Ontario’s Economic Performance in 2016

Ontario’s economy is expected to achieve a 3% growth in GDP based on the province’s performance this year. Previous growth projections expected a 2.6% increase to the province’s GDP, however favourable conditions enabled businesses to increase their competitiveness and drive sales, both domestically and internationally.

This is just one of the

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