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Businesses and organizations in southern Ontario can now apply for tourism funding

News Release, Federeal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, November 20, 2023 - Ottawa, Ontario, 

Tourism Growth Program aims...

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Exploring STUFF Made and Built in Eastern Ontario 2023

November 20, 2023, OBJ Staff, Ottawa Business Journal

Welcome to the fifth annual edition of STUFF Made and Built in Eastern Ontario where...

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Ontario Celebrating Excellence in the Agriculture and Food Industry

Ontario East is pleased to congratulate Napanee's The County Bounty Artisanal Soda Co. winner of the Excellence in Food Processing Award and...

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EOBJ: Special report on agriculture examines that sector’s unique challenges

October 24, 2023, Staff, Ottawa Business Journal

Eastern Ontario is home to many businesses involved in the agriculture sector. From...

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WMCO announces FedDev Ontario funding to support wood manufacturing in Ontario

WMCO has been successful in securing funding for WMCO wood manufacturing members in Ontario.

The project is over 2.5 years and will fund 50...

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Finalize Agreement with Umicore Rechargeable Battery Materials Canada Inc. for New Plant in Loyalist Township

October 16, 2023 News Release from the Premier's Office, Ministry of Economic Development Job Creation and Trade

Umicore’s investment will...

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Amazon’s new warehouse in Belleville is hiring, thanks to help from Ontario East Economic Development Commission

Member Quinte Economic Development Commission calls the work they do a “team sport”

Belleville has a new employer — and a critical link in...

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Quinte Economic Development Commission’s Vicki Bristow Ferguson Awarded “Economic Development Officer of the Year” during the Ontario East Municipal Conference

MEDIA RELEASE - For Immediate Release, September 7, 2023

[OTTAWA, ONTARIO] The Ontario East Economic Development Commission (Ontario East)...

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Sweet victory: Smiths Falls leaders savour Hershey’s return to Eastern Ontario town

By David Sali, Ottawa Business Journal, August 17, 2023

While Canopy Growth’s announcement that it’s selling the former Hershey plant in...

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Excellence in Agriculture program

The Honourable Lisa M. Thompson, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of the 2023 Excellence in...

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