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  1. Vaudreuil-Dorion business receives nearly $1M in financial assistance from CED.
  2. The Atlantic Canada Agreement on Tourism (ACAT) is an innovative partnership that brings together the Government of Canada, Atlantic provincial governments, and provincial tourism industry associations to position the four Atlantic provinces as must-visit destinations in the highly competitive global tourism market.
  3. Québec business receives $1M in financial assistance from CED.
  4. Laval business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  5. Saint-Laurent business receives $450,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  6. The Lytton Business Restart Program provides contribution funding to support the restart and revitalization of local businesses in Lytton, B.C.
  7. The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is pleased to announce that 11 Canadian firms are receiving funding to collaborate on projects with U.K. partners. The firms were selected following a joint Canada–UK R&D call for proposals by the NRC and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
  8. Government of Canada continues to support the Carnival: Over $9M granted by CED and Canadian Heritage.
  9. Boisbriand business to receive $750,000 in financial assistance from CED to help Quebec’s economy make the green transition.
  10. $99,000 in federal support for a dynamic winter festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  11. SME to receive $1M in financial assistance from CED to foster sustainable development in Quebec’s regions by offering an ecofriendly alternative to polluting plastics.
  12. Competition Bureau approves Waste Connections as buyer of 29 Secure facilities to resolve competition concerns February 5, 2024 – GATINEAU, QC – Competition Bureau
  13. Drummondville business receives $5M in financial assistance from CED.
  14. Rivière-au-Renard community and businesses affected by the drop in these resources receive over $400,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  15. Abrasives processor receives $250,000 in financial assistance from CED to acquire equipment that will enhance its performance.
  16. The Government of Canada, the Government of Quebec and Investissement Québec are granting a total of $1.6 million in financial contributions to APF Villeneuve, a business specializing in the machining of high‑precision components, to support the acquisition of two pieces of numerical control equipment that will enable it to increase its productivity. This automation project is valued at $2 million.
  17. Online reviews posted by employees: businesses could be liable January 18, 2024 – GATINEAU, QC – Competition Bureau
  18. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today continued its order made on July 4, 2018, in expiry review RR-2017-003, continuing, without amendment, its finding made on November 30, 2012, in inquiry NQ-2012-002, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of steel piling pipe from the People’s Republic of China.
  19. Saint-Rémi business receives $335,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  20. Longueuil business receives $600,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  21. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an expiry review of its finding made on February 21, 2019, in inquiry NQ-2018-004, to determine if the expiry of the finding is likely to lead to continued or resumed dumping of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from the People’s Republic of China, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), the Republic of India and the Republic of Korea and is likely to result in injury to the domestic industry.
  22. Construction DJL Inc. to pay $1.5 million for bid-rigging on public contracts in Québec January 15, 2024 – GATINEAU (Québec), Competition Bureau
  23. The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, will make an important funding announcement related to supply chains and airport improvements at the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport. He will be joined by Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and Nils Clarke, Minister of Highways and Public Works, Government of Yukon.
  24. Gaspésie organization receives a total of over $3.5M in financial assistance from CED.
  25. An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring our supply chains support economic growth.
  26. The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, will make a significant funding announcement related to Canada’s supply chain and improving cargo capacity at Vancouver International Airport. He will be joined by the Member of Parliament for Steveston—Richmond East, Parm Bains, the Member of Parliament for Surrey Centre, Randeep Sarai, and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Vancouver Airport Authority, Tamara Vrooman.
  27. The Government of Canada is committed to providing members of our Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) with the modern vehicles, equipment and services they need to keep Canadians safe. To support domestic and international exercises and operations, the CAF requires a robust logistics supply chain. An important part of this chain consists of logistics vehicles used to transport materiel, munitions, personnel and other supplies between and within areas of operation.
  28. CIPO and the TCS continue to collaborate on promoting the awareness and use of IP among Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), academia and innovators.
  29. On December 15, 2023, the Japan Patent Office virtually hosted the Group of Seven (G7) countries' Heads of IP Office Conversation.
  30. The 11 organizations receive a total of nearly $950,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  31. Clean transportation and collaborative actions are key to a sustainable future, Canada’s economic prosperity, and Canadians’ well-being. Rail is the most efficient form of transportation for passengers and goods over land and is a critical part of the solution.
  32. Innovative new equipment will help businesses operate more efficiently while meeting growing demand
  33. The Government of Canada invests close to $1 million in four projects to support the agri-food sector in eastern Prince Edward Island.
  34. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today continued its order made on May 31, 2018, in expiry review RR-2017-002, concerning the dumping of liquid dielectric transformers from the Republic of Korea.
  35. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Prince Edward Island (PEI) potato industry continue to make significant progress to help contain, control, and prevent the spread of potato wart in PEI and protect this important sector of the Canadian economy.
  36. The Government of Canada is taking action to enhance public safety and security with regard to the transportation of dangerous goods, and is taking important steps to reduce the risks of accidents nationwide.
  37. Sherbrooke business receives $400,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  38. PrairiesCan invests over $2.1 million to enable Alberta businesses to ramp up industry applications for in-demand human mobility and home health technologies
  39. Today, Accessibility Standards Canada and UL Standards & Engagement (ULSE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). It aims to improve the coordination between both organizations and help influence accessibility standards across Canada and the United States of America.
  40. Government of Canada funding helps Nova Scotia A&D companies expand, innovate and automate
  41. Nova Scotia’s aerospace and defence community has become an important source of economic growth and opportunity for the province. The Government of Canada is investing through ACOA’s Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program to help five Nova Scotia companies scale up, automate and attract new customers.
  42. Minister Boissonnault to announce funding to bolster medical technology development in Alberta
  43. The goods supporting our economy move over long distances to global markets or to Canadian consumers. That’s why our supply chains must be strong and resilient to ensure economic security for all Canadians.
  44. Important amendments to modernize the Competition Act receive Royal Assent December 18, 2023 – GATINEAU (Québec), Competition Bureau
  45. Keeping Canadians safe on the road is a top priority for the Government of Canada. Transport Canada’s Enhanced Road Safety Transfer Payment Program works towards tackling persistent safety challenges related to dangerous driving habits and rapidly evolving technologies, and school bus safety.
  46. Canada’s construction industry employs an estimated 1.5 million people, making it an important driver of our economy. In 2016, industry stakeholders raised the long-standing issue of payment delays along the contracting chain, and we listened.
  47. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an expiry review of its finding made on February 15, 2019, in inquiry NQ-2018-003, to determine if the expiry of the finding is likely to lead to continued or resumed dumping of carbon steel welded pipe from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Türkiye and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is likely to result in injury to the domestic industry.
  48. Today, Canada’s Transport Minister and Quebec Lieutenant, Pablo Rodriguez, along with Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility; Mathieu Lacombe, Minister of Culture and Communications, Minister Responsible for Youth and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region; Whip and MP for Gatineau, Steven MacKinnon, MP for Chapleau and Deputy House Leader, Mathieu Lévesque, MP for Pontiac, Sophie Chatel; and Suzanne Tremblay, Member of the National Assembly for Hull, announced a joint investment of $70.4 million to support road projects in the Outaouais region.
  49. Eleven Abitibi-Témiscamingue region tourism organizations receive a total of over $1.8 million in funding from CED.
  50. Eighteen Laurentides tourism organizations receive a total of $4,091,861 in financial assistance from CED.