Eastern Ontario Development Fund Awards $300k Grants to Kawartha Dairy
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Eastern Ontario Development Fund Awards $300k Grants to Kawartha Dairy

In August, the Government of Ontario announced it would provide up to $311,200 in small business grants to help Kawartha Dairy expand its facility in Bobcaygeon, Ontario. The investment will support a 54,000 sq. ft. expansion that will allow the company to develop new product lines and explore new export markets. These upgrades will allow…

Impact Data Demonstrates Effectiveness of Ontario Government Grants
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Impact Data Demonstrates Effectiveness of Ontario Government Grants

Attracting investments are a key component of any government funding program, and are especially a focus within the Province of Ontario. The Ontario government leverages Ontario government grants to support businesses’ strategic priorities, such as making capital investments, and for good reason: attracting investment is a long-term strategy that helps competitive, innovative businesses grow domestically….

Job Creation Incentive Program: 2016 Alberta Business Grants
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Job Creation Incentive Program: 2016 Alberta Business Grants

Earlier this month, the Alberta provincial government unveiled a new 2-year, $178-million Alberta government grants program called the Job Creation Incentive Program. Alberta Premier Rachel Rotley’s government started off the press conference by expressing their hope for an economy less dependent on oil due to plummeting oil prices and shifting contracts. The Job Creation Incentive…

Wolf Steel Creates 176 Jobs, $1.5M Business Funding Awarded
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Wolf Steel Creates 176 Jobs, $1.5M Business Funding Awarded

Barrie, Ontario based company Wolf Steel, manufacturer of Napoleon branded fireplaces, barbeques, and soon HVAC systems, has received more Canadian government funding to support their continued expansion within Ontario. We recently reported on Wolf Steel’s $4.2 million repayable small business funding announcement via FedDev Ontario’s Investing in Business Growth & Productivity (IBGP) program. The Ontario…

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Ontario Job Creation Partnerships (JCP) – Hire An Intern

The Job Creation (JCP) program is a unique Ontario small business funding mechanism. JCP support unemployed workers by providing them with EI benefits as they complete an internship program, while looking for full-time work. The fund allows businesses to hire a contract worker to fill a temporary position at a discounted wage rate. What the…