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Powerful New Online Data Tool Promotes Eastern Ontario to Investors

KINGSTON (ON) - Finding the best location for your business in eastern Ontario is now much easier to do, thanks to the Ontario East Economic...

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Government of Canada launches Jobs and Growth Fund to create jobs and foster economic activity in Canada’s communities

The Jobs and Growth Fund (JGF) provides assistance to help create jobs and position local economies for long-term growth. Valued at $700 million...

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Federal government launches Tourism Relief Fund to help tourism businesses and organizations recover and grow

News Release, July 20, 2021

In March 2020, tourism came to a screeching halt as public safety measures kept most Canadians home and...

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Frulact Expansion Means More Jobs for Kingstonians

July 5, 2021, By Jessica Foley, Kingstonist

Frulact, a fruit processing plant located in Cataraqui Estates Business Park in Kingston’s west...

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Collaboration key as Peterborough sanitizer producer Merit Precision receives $1M investment

On January 18th, 2021, the Ontario government announced they are investing $1 million from the Ontario Together Fund to help Peterborough’s Merit...

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Food processors ramp up Cornwall operations

By Dani-Elle Dubé, January 14, 2021, Ottawa Business Journal

Several food processors have invested millions of dollars into their Cornwall...

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APF Canada Announces Official Launch of Canada's First Women-only Virtual Business Mission to Taiwan

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is pleased to announce that it will lead, with strong support from the private and public...

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New IESO Online Engagement Platform: Regional Electricity Networks are Moving Online

Provide your input and get electricity planning updates, as it happens, on IESO Connects, a new, interactive online engagement platform.


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Rural Economic Development (RED) Program: New Intake Now Open

The RED program is now open and accepting applications. This intake will close on February 1, 2021.

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Ontario’s Rural...

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Women’s Virtual Entrepreneurship Incubator Pilot Project Mid-Project Update – November 2020

The Ontario East Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (WEP) was launched in late 2019 and is funded by the Government of Canada’s Women...

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