Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

  1. Guelph and Wellington County to receive over $2.6 million to support community infrastructure and tourism industry
  2. FedDev Ontario supports eight projects in Guelph and Wellington County to fuel community revitalization, support local tourism and create conditions for local economies to rebound
  3. FedDev Ontario investment to support 240 companies, create and maintain 840 jobs and commercialize 135 new clean tech products and services
  4. Government of Canada to announce support for community revitalization and tourism in Guelph and Wellington County
  5. Government of Canada to announce support for green innovators across southwestern Ontario
  6. FedDev Ontario invests over $5.7 million in Canvass Analytics Inc. to expand and create 45 jobs
  7. FedDev Ontario supports nine projects across Windsor-Essex to fuel community revitalization and create conditions for local economies to rebound.
  8. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of over $2 million
  9. Windsor-Essex is a well-known leader and innovator in the manufacturing sector from traditional and innovative automotive parts, to agricultural solutions and beyond.
  10. Government of Canada to announce support for woman-led tech company in Toronto
  11. FedDev Ontario invests $2 million in Lorama Group Inc. to scale up production, commercialize sustainable bioproducts and create 20 new jobs.
  12. Rechie Valdez, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Streetsville, on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement in support of a Mississauga-based manufacturer.
  13. Government of Canada to announce support for community revitalization across Windsor-Essex region
  14. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of a local manufacturing company. The Minister will be joined by Irek Kusmierczyk, Member of Parliament for Windsor–Tecumseh.
  15. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a Government of Canada investment of $68.5 million to support Indigenous Tourism Ontario and 11 Regional Tourism Organizations (RTOs) in southern Ontario.
  16. Investment will help over 1,300 tourism entities, including Indigenous tourism, recover, while creating and maintaining up to 4,200 jobs
  17. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make a significant announcement supporting tourism across southern Ontario.
  18. Support to help over 200 Windsor businesses recover as they reopen following Ambassador Bridge blockade
  19. Irek Kusmierczyk, Member of Parliament for Windsor–Tecumseh, on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement regarding support for Windsor businesses impacted by the illegal blockades that took place earlier this year.
  20. A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow and move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  21. Today, on behalf of the Hon. Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, the Hon. Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, alongside Yasir Naqvi, Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, announced that the application portal for the Downtown Ottawa Business Relief Fund will open on March 15, 2022. This announcement builds on the $20 million Government of Canada investment, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), to support local businesses who suffered losses due to the illegal blockades.
  22. The Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will provide an update regarding support for Ottawa businesses impacted by the demonstrations. Minister Fortier will be joined by Yasir Naqvi, Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre.
  23. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a Government of Canada investment of $755,500 through the Jobs and Growth Fund (JGF) to Lubecore International Inc., to modernize and enhance operations at its manufacturing facility, create jobs, and lay the foundation for future growth.
  24. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement to support a local manufacturing company. The Minister will be joined by Adam van Koeverden, Member of Parliament for Milton.
  25. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of up to $480,000 to Nia Centre for the Arts, Canada's first multi-disciplinary professional arts space for Black artists and residents in Toronto.
  26. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement supporting an arts hub in Toronto. Minister Jaczek will be joined by the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Toronto—St. Paul’s.
  27. Businesses in Downtown Ottawa have been hard hit by the ongoing illegal blockades of the nation’s capital.
  28. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a combined investment of nearly $4 million to support the scale-up and growth of two businesses: iS5 Communications Inc. and Crypto4A Technologies Inc. This combined investment will create 45 jobs and maintain more than 90 jobs, as well as leverage nearly $14 million in private sector support to the region.
  29. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement supporting digital technologies. The Minister will be joined by Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West−Nepean, and Iqwinder Gaheer, Member of Parliament for Mississauga−Malton.
  30. That is why today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a non-repayable contribution of over $5.4 million for a collaboration between the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) and Angel Investors Ontario (AIO) to support entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses and strengthen angel investment in southern Ontario
  31. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a total investment of $8.5 million for four innovative businesses: Equispheres Inc., The Crump Group Inc., Fourmark Manufacturing Inc. and BIG-nano Corporation.
  32. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a total investment of $8.5 million to four innovative businesses. This consists of support for the following projects:
  33. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), celebrated the first recipients of the My Main Street program at a virtual event hosted by the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) and the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI).
  34. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, announced a $500,000 repayable contribution for Zappia Fine Foods Ltd., operating as Via Oliveto Bakery. This funding will allow the company to outfit its new Barrie facility with a leading-edge bakery production line, including a tunnel oven and mixer. With this support, Via Oliveto Bakery will quadruple its production, launch new products such as flatbread pretzels, and secure new contracts with large retailers. The contribution will leverage $1.5 million in private investment.
  35. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement to support the manufacturing sector. The Minister will be joined by the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Oakville; Valerie Bradford, Member of Parliament for Kitchener South–Hespeler; Jenna Sudds, Member of Parliament for Kanata–Carleton; and Shafqat Ali, Member of Parliament for Brampton Centre.
  36. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement regarding support for a family-owned manufacturer in Barrie.
  37. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed an immense strain on retail-oriented main street businesses and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over the past 16 months.
  38. FedDev Ontario invests in three rural airports to support regional connectivity and jobs for economic recovery @FedDev_Ontario
  39. FedDev Ontario invests over $23 million to bring people back to southern Ontario’s main streets, supporting recovery of almost 5,000 local businesses and protecting more than 3,000 jobs
  40. Minister Fortier to announce support for Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses across Ontario and Quebec
  41. Canadian digital technology firms continue to generate significant momentum coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing innovative new products to market and raising record levels of investments. Within Toronto’s innovation ecosystem, OneEleven plays a critical role in helping the next generation of high growth tech companies reach their full potential.
  42. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in Hamilton.
  43. As Canada moves closer to a zero emissions future, there is a growing need to manufacture and supply made-in-Canada solutions for our automotive sector. The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting the automotive sector to design and build the next generation of connected, autonomous and zero emissions vehicles in southern Ontario and accelerate the transition to a net zero emissions economy.
  44. FedDev Ontario to announce support for high-growth tech companies across southern Ontario
  45. This is why today, the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors and Member of Parliament for King–Vaughan, announced a $5-million FedDev Ontario investment in the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association (APMA) to support Project Arrow, the automotive industry’s first Canadian-made, zero-emission concept vehicle. This announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
  46. Irek Kusmierczyk, Member of Parliament for Windsor–Tecumseh, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, will make an important announcement for Windsor-Essex.
  47. FedDev Ontario to announce support for first-of-its-kind innovative automotive industry project
  48. That is why today, Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, along with Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, and Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre announced a $10 million investment from FedDev Ontario for the University of Waterloo, in partnership with Western University, the City of Kitchener and Medical Innovation Xchange, to establish a health tech innovation hub in the region with partnerships across southwestern Ontario
  49. Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–Conestoga, and Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre, and on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in Kitchener.
  50. Regional air transportation is crucial to local economic growth, the movement of people and goods across the country and maintaining operations with our trading partners. The pandemic has had major impacts on regional air transportation ecosystems, affecting communities and local businesses from coast to coast to coast.