Tag : Manufacturing

Attend an Ontario Small Business Event in March 2016

Canadian businesses of all sizes can attend networking, workshop, and conference opportunities throughout March 2016. As winter fades into spring, business owners and executives will want to ensure that they’re staying up to date on all industry and business funding news. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about grants and

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Northern Ontario Government Funding for Small Business: FedNor Grants

Northern Ontario’s keen focus on profiting from natural resources has helped and hindered the area’s economic development. While these industries have led to wide scale investment for northern Ontario, the global market for natural resources has deteriorated over recent years and has reduced the amount of incoming business investments. However,

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2016 Outlook for the Canadian Manufacturing Industry

Following a profitable year in 2015, can Canada’s manufacturing industry continue to exceed expectations and repair economic damage caused by diminishing oil values? 2016 is shaping up to be a cautiously optimistic year for Canadian manufacturing. Led by a surging automotive industry, Canada has reasons for being hopeful that the

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2016 Government Funding Programs for the Automotive Industry

Nearly a year ago, CBC reported on former Industry Minister, James Moore’s meeting with executives from leading automotive companies. In an ongoing effort to strengthen Canada’s automotive sector, Moore has been working closely with Ford, Toyota, Chrysler-Fiat, and Honda to secure additional investments in their Canadian operations.
“I’m very positive and

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The Top Trends in Canadian Business for 2016

2015 showed Canadian business owners and executives that uncertainty is the new ‘normal’ for operating a firm. With major shakeups in the Canadian economy, federal government, and international business factors, nothing can be taken for granted, and businesses must be willing to go beyond expectations to stay alive. Having reported

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SWODF Ontario Government Funding Awarded to 3 Cambridge Manufacturers

Three manufacturers in Cambridge, Ontario have been announced as recipients of the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF). Nearly $2 million will be allocated between these businesses, which is expected to create 130 long-term jobs, while maintaining 476 current positions over the next four years. Each manufacturer will leverage these funds

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Steel Manufacturer Awarded $60M in Ontario Government Funding

Essar Steel Algoma is a northern Ontario steel manufacturer operating from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Their products, including rolled sheet and plate metal, service customers in a variety of automotive, manufacturing, construction, and energy industries. Essar Steel has recently been announced as the recipients of $60 million in Canadian government

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