Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

  1. FedDev Ontario invests over $1.6 million for TDG Transit Design Group to expand and create over 20 jobs
  2. Quantum technology is at the leading edge of science and innovation and will have a transformative impact on key sectors, such as computing, communications, security, health care and automotive. Canadian entrepreneurs are well-positioned to take advantage of these opportunities, and the Government of Canada is making strategic investments to help them grow quantum-ready technologies, and solidify Canada’s global leadership in this area.
  3. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario); the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Member of Parliament for Waterloo; along with Bryan May, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Small Business and to the Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario; and Valerie Bradford, Member of Parliament for Kitchener South–Hespeler, announced an investment of over $17.2 million through the Regional Quantum Initiative.
  4. Southern Ontario has emerged as a prominent hub for Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV), Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) innovation and new mobility solutions, attracting businesses and entrepreneurs who are developing cutting-edge technology to address our changing environment and growing need for greener practices. The Government of Canada is investing in people to drive innovation and growth so they can reach their potential and develop new possibilities for our country and our economy.
  5. Iqra Khalid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Erin Mills, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement in support of a Mississauga-based energy-efficient lighting manufacturer.
  6. Bryan May, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and to the Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, along with the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Member of Parliament for Waterloo, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement in support of southern Ontario’s quantum technology sector. MP Chagger and PS May will be joined by Valerie Bradford, Member of Parliament for Kitchener South–Hespeler and Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–-Conestoga (TBC).
  7. FedDev Ontario invests nearly $2.4 million to help three innovative food companies scale up and create 56 skilled jobs
  8. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), along with Iqwinder Gaheer, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Malton, announced a total investment of nearly $2.4 million for three innovative food manufacturers to seize new opportunities for growth and create 56 jobs.
  9. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make will make an announcement for the automobility industry in southern Ontario. Minister Tassi will be joined by Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport.
  10. Government of Canada invests over $5.4 million to support Indigenous economic development
  11. Backgrounder: Five Indigenous-led organizations receive over $5.4 million to grow and create jobs across southern Ontario
  12. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), along with Iqwinder Gaheer, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Malton will make an announcement in support of southern Ontario’s food manufacturing sector.
  13. Bryan May, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and to the Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, will make an announcement in support of Indigenous-led organizations across southern Ontario.
  14. FedDev Ontario invests over $3.5 million for Fero International Inc. to bring its cost-effective, hospital-grade modular medical infrastructure to market and create 50 jobs
  15. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), Chad Collins, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East–Stoney Creek and Lisa Hepfner, Member of Parliament for Hamilton Mountain will make an announcement for a modular solutions manufacturing company in Hamilton.
  16. FedDev Ontario invests $15 million to continue to attract people to southern Ontario’s communities, support up to 3,200 local businesses and organizations with up to 5,750 jobs
  17. $4.5 million for next phase of the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, supporting 30 technology companies while creating and maintaining over 170 jobs in southern Ontario
  18. FedDev Ontario investment of $2.5 million for BECC Modular to manufacture up to 2,200 modular structures per year and create 35 jobs
  19. 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 main street businesses across southern Ontario.
  20. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement for the technology sector in Markham. Minister Tassi will be joined by the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development.
  21. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement for a Hamilton-region modular home manufacturer.
  22. Thanks to its skilled workers and their vast expertise, southern Ontario has emerged as a prominent hub supporting automotive manufacturing and innovation, specifically in the electric vehicle (EV) sector. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting our manufacturers as they adopt new processes and made-in-Canada products to strengthen local supply chains and create good jobs for Canadians.
  23. Nearly $3 million for Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation to strengthen economic development opportunities and support up to 24 local businesses
  24. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), alongside Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Arielle Kayabaga, Member of Parliament for London West, will make an important announcement for an automotive parts manufacturer in St. Thomas. The investment will support the people working hard to make sure businesses can reach their full potential and develop new possibilities for Canadians.
  25. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement for the economic success of Waterloo Region and surrounding rural communities to benefit key sectors such as automotive, including EV, cleantech and agri-food.
  26. The Government of Canada is committed to investing in people, their potential and all the possibilities they create across southern Ontario. As part of this commitment, in 2023, the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) invested more than $190 million to support more than 70 businesses and organizations, protecting an estimated 4,000 jobs. This year, in Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding regions, FedDev Ontario invested nearly $29 million in 11 projects, creating and maintaining an estimated 400 jobs in the region.
  27. FedDev Ontario provides more than $33 million in support to 11 businesses and organizations in Ottawa, Peterborough, Kingston and surrounding regions in 2023, supporting over 160 jobs
  28. FedDev Ontario provides nearly $85 million in support to 26 businesses and organizations across the GTA in 2023, supporting 3,000 jobs
  29. The Government of Canada is committed to investing in people, their potential and all the possibilities they create across Ontario. As part of this commitment, in 2023, the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) invested more than $190 million to support more than 70 businesses and organizations in southern Ontario, protecting an estimated 4,000 jobs. In Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, Brantford and surrounding areas, FedDev Ontario invested more than $19 million in 13 projects, creating and maintaining an estimated 350 jobs in the Golden Horseshoe region.
  30. FedDev Ontario provides $25 million in support of businesses and organizations in Windsor, London, Chatham, Sarnia, Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound and surrounding regions in 2023
  31. Tourism organizations show the world everything Canada has to offer. They are a vital part of Canada’s culture and economic prosperity. Communities across southern Ontario and Canada offer a variety of exciting experiences, drawing both domestic and international visitors to destinations. The tourism businesses and organizations that highlight our attractions are the key to unlocking our potential and contributing to the local economy.
  32. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will talk about funding available for businesses and organizations in the tourism industry in southern Ontario.
  33. Next phase of the federal government’s economic update is to build more housing and make life more affordable
  34. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will attend an event to highlight how the 2023 Fall Economic Statement will take action to build more homes, faster, and make life more affordable for Canadians.
  35. Tourism is an important part of Canada’s economic prosperity. Communities across southern Ontario and Canada offer a variety of exciting new experiences to visitors. Tourism businesses and organizations that highlight our attractions are the key to unlocking our region’s potential and contributing to the local economy.
  36. Windsor holds immense economic potential, with a skilled workforce, strategic location, and diverse industrial base that drive growth and prosperity in the region. Canadian manufacturers are adopting more sustainable processes and technologies, increasing their production capabilities, and creating good jobs for Canadians, and the Government of Canada is committed to supporting them.
  37. Rural businesses and entrepreneurs are a key part of Canada’s economic recovery, and the Government of Canada is ensuring they have the tools they need to succeed now and into the future. Rural businesses and community organizations are making a big impact on Canada's economy with help from the Community Futures Program, managed by southern Ontario’s Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs).
  38. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will announce the launch of a new digital tool to support the EV sector and its workers in Windsor-Essex. Minister Tassi will be joined by Irek Kusmierczyk, Member of Parliament for Windsor-Tecumseh.
  39. Over $4 million to establish the 8-80 Collaborative, a partnership to drive new health technologies
  40. A $5-million FedDev Ontario investment to help a growing Scarborough business scale-up, reach new markets, and contribute to a strong economy
  41. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make will make an important announcement for a food manufacturer in Scarborough. The people behind the businesses in Ontario are our greatest strength. Our government will continue to help them reach their potential and create new possibilities. Minister Tassi will be joined by Honourable John McKay, Member of Parliament for Scarborough–Guildwood.
  42. Nearly $330,000 to support new Francophone community hub
  43. A $1.75-million Government of Canada investment will support L Squared Digital Signage to upgrade its digital communications platform, expand globally, and create 15 skilled jobs
  44. Ali Ehsassi, Member of Parliament for Willowdale, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement for a Toronto tech company
  45. Businesses and workers in Toronto have made this region a well-known leader and innovator in the technology industry. This sector is well-positioned to continue to capture new opportunities for growth, while also fostering high-quality employment opportunities throughout the region.
  46. Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Davenport, 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 local tech company.
  47. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an announcement for entrepreneurs and innovation at Sheridan College.
  48. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Member of Parliament for Waterloo, 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 the wood industry in Ontario. This investment will support the people working hard to make sure businesses can reach their full potential, and develop new possibilities for Canadians.
  49. The Government of Canada supports the electric and zero-emissions vehicle industry because we have people who will reach their potential and create new possibilities while contributing to our goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.
  50. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will bring Project Arrow to students at a high school in Hamilton.