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  1. Gatineau business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  2. Today, Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of nearly $832,000 for Safi Enterprises Inc. under the Research and Innovation Stream of the Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program.
  3. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $98,970 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to upgrade the University of Manitoba's Horticulture Storage Facility so it can conduct innovative potato research, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  4. A total of $6 million in funding was announced today by Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit for livestock and forage research activities.
  5. “As Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and a member of Parliament for an agricultural region, I know that agriculture is about the passion of working your land and raising your animals. It is the pride of helping to feed the world in a sustainable way. It is the hope of passing on what you have built to your children, often following in the footsteps of your parents and grandparents.
  6. Matthew Boswell, Commissioner of Competition, issued the following statement about the Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling to dismiss the Competition Bureau’s appeal in the Rogers-Shaw matter.
  7. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today issued the following statement regarding the fourth administrative reviews by the U.S. Department of Commerce of its anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on certain softwood lumber products from Canada: “With these preliminary results, the U.S. Department of Commerce has indicated its intention to maintain its unjustified duties on imports of Canadian softwood lumber. This is a disappointing decision to many on both sides of our shared border.
  8. Montréal-based engineering training and research establishment receives $2M in financial assistance from CED.
  9. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with the Honourable Nate Glubish, Alberta’s Minister of Technology and Innovation, will make an announcement about improving high-speed Internet access in rural Alberta.
  10. The Broadcasting Act has served us well, giving us clear authority over traditional broadcasting activities like radio and linear television. However, it has reached the limits of what it can do to address digital media services like online streaming in an increasingly borderless communications space.
  11. Governments’ investments will support improved visitor experience
  12. FedDev Ontario invests nearly $1 million for Evik Diagnostic Innovations Inc. to scale-up production and create 12 highly-skilled jobs
  13. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive outreach to the United Kingdom and Germany, wrapping up a week of meetings and events.
  14. The governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of $4 million to DE LA FONTAINE to acquire automated and digital equipment enabling it to automate its full production line, with a focus on the folding and shaping steps and various cutting and gluing phases. To install the new equipment on the main floor, a second floor will be added onto the current building for administrative offices.
  15. Media are invited to join the Parliamentary Secretary to the federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Francis Drouin, to tour the laboratory sponsored by Greenfield Global at the University of Alberta.
  16. Governments support community infrastructure upgrades in Belle-Baie
  17. Today, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a total investment of nearly $14 million for 45 projects in Barrie and the surrounding counties of Bruce, Grey and Simcoe.
  18. FedDev Ontario supports 45 projects in Barrie and surrounding Bruce, Grey and Simcoe counties to attract visitors and enhance public spaces
  19. Jenna Sudds, Member of Parliament for Kanata–Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of economic growth and job creation for a Kanata-based biomanufacturer.
  20. Government of Canada announces support for the New Brunswick Business Immigrant Association
  21. Media representatives are invited to participate in a tour of Polytechnique Montréal along with Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance. The tour will take place in the (CM)² laboratory of the Centre for Characterization and Microscopy of Materials along with the research teams.
  22. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, will make an important announcement supporting tourism and community infrastructure for Barrie and surrounding area.
  23. Investment will help shellfish operations recover from Hurricane Fiona damages, safeguarding key jobs
  24. Dedicated federal assistance for shellfish sector in Atlantic Canada
  25. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with Kemi Badenoch, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Trade, on the margins of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
  26. CED grants over $1.2 million for five projects that will contribute to Quebec’s green transition.
  27. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on January 19, 2023, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient organization and businesses (GROUPÉ Mauricie + Rive-Sud, Groupe PRO-B, Fût Mauricie, Waste Robotics, and Theron Sport), and their respective projects.
  28. Funding to support new innovative medical solutions that will better equip Canada’s medical system and bring important benefits to Canadians
  29. As part of a commitment to sustainability and environmental action, the Canada and Manitoba governments are committing $55,000 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to study the viability of providing an alternative non-potable water source for non-food processing purposes to industrial park tenants in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  30. Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have welcoming, safe and accessible community public spaces where people can come together. Community public spaces are integral to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. A strong, resilient future is linked to the vitality of our local communities and their shared spaces.
  31. Partnership will create a strong market demand for emerging cleantech while showcasing Canada’s climate leadership on the world stage
  32. Manitoba's crop insurance coverage is expected to increase for the upcoming crop year, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced today.
  33. Media are invited to join Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Francis Drouin, to tour the Toronto laboratory of Genecis Bioindustries.
  34. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will travel to the United Kingdom (UK) and Germany to advance international agricultural trade, engage and promote collaboration with global partners to support world food security and highlight Canada’s work and contribution to open and predictable trade, agricultural innovation and inclusivity.
  35. The Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, the Honourable Pascale St‑Onge, will be in Mauricie on January 19, 2023, to meet with various regional economic stakeholders regarding Quebec SMEs making the green shift. She will also present CED’s action plan to foster the emergence of a more sustainable economy in Quebec’s regions, which she announced this past December.
  36. Joanne Thompson, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, will make an announcement regarding support for Ronald McDonald House Charities Newfoundland and Labrador.
  37. Over $9-million FedDev Ontario investment is helping Cyclone Manufacturing Incorporated to commercialize 1,500 parts and support 110 jobs at Milton and Mississauga locations
  38. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sport, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be announcing the recipients of support from INOVAIT’s Focus Fund.
  39. Provincial and federal governments fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for the local economy to thrive
  40. Ottawa, Ontario, January 16, 2023—The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an expiry review of its finding made on May 25, 2018, in inquiry NQ 2017 004, to determine if the expiry of the finding is likely to lead to continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing of certain copper pipe fittings from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and is likely to result in injury to the domestic industry.
  41. FedDev Ontario invests $5 million in CapsCanada® Corporation to expand capacity and create 50 jobs
  42. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the six finalists of the Novel Technologies Streams for the Food Waste Reduction Challenge. Minister Bibeau met virtually with the finalists and learned more about their promising solutions to reduce food waste.
  43. The $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge was launched in November 2020 to advance diverse and high-impact solutions to food waste in Canada. The Novel Technologies Streams focus on technological solutions to food waste to extend the life of perishable food, transform food waste and accelerate their advancement in the Canadian market.
  44. Adam Van Koeverden, Member Of Parliament For Milton, and Rechie Valdez, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Streetsville, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an echo announcement supporting aerospace manufacturing in the Mississauga and Milton.
  45. Government of Canada announces upgrades to the Salisbury farmers and artisans market
  46. FedDev Ontario invests more than $5.3 million for two manufacturers to expand and create 55 jobs
  47. We would like to commend the agri-food industry on the substantial progress they have made in developing Canada’s first-ever Grocery Code of Conduct.
  48. Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met virtually to discuss key areas of interest for Canada's agricultural sector.
  49. Strategy will see major investments in quantum research, talent and commercialization
  50. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of economic growth and job creation for a Lakeshore-based manufacturer.