Filomena Tassi

Investing in 1st-in-Canada eco-friendly wood pallet manufacturer

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FedDev Ontario invests $3 million in Niagara Pallet and Recyclers Ltd. to support clean-tech adoption and create 30 jobs in Smithville Smithville – The Government of Canada is committed to investing in local businesses as they adapt, become more sustainable and create jobs for the future. Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev …

Filomena Tassi

Boosting economic growth of 3 Waterloo tech businesses 

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FedDev Ontario investment of $10 million for three companies to create 80 jobs and scale up innovative technologies  Kitchener – Kitchener-Waterloo boasts one of the most dynamic and diverse tech industries in North America. The Government of Canada is committed to investing in these companies and entrepreneurs as they push the boundaries to expand globally, create jobs, and strengthen our …

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Canada supports growth of medical diagnostics company 

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FedDev Ontario invests up to $2 million for SQI Diagnostics Inc. to expand commercial-scale production and create and maintain 30 jobs Etobicoke – The Government of Canada is investing in Canadians to create jobs and growth in innovative health technologies. Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of up to …

Filomena Tassi

Supporting Cambridge-based aerospace manufacturer

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FedDev Ontario invests nearly $1.4 million in Racer Machinery International Inc. to boost productivity, global competitiveness and support over 30 jobs     Cambridge – Employing thousands of highly qualified people in every region across the country, aerospace is one of the most research‑intensive and export-focused manufacturing industries in Canada. In Ontario, manufacturers are part of the global supply chain for …

Filomena Tassi

3 companies receive $7.5m to create jobs in Kitchener-Waterloo

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Kitchener – Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a total investment of $7.5 million for three innovative Kitchener-Waterloo tech businesses to seize new opportunities for growth and create 75 jobs. This consists of support for the following projects: Shinydocs Corp oration is a Waterloo-based digital information management software company. With this …

Filomena Tassi

Supporting growth of Thorold clean-tech company 

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FedDev Ontario invests $1.5 million for CHAR Technologies Thorold Inc. to manufacture new equipment and create and maintain 14 jobs in Niagara region Thorold – As a key part of Canada’s economic recovery the Government of Canada is investing in local businesses and entrepreneurs to ensure they have the tools they need to succeed now and in the future. This …

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Investing over $3.6m in community infrastructure, tourism in Hamilton

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FedDev Ontario supports six projects to drive community revitalization, tourism and local economic growth Hamilton – Known for its balance of urban and suburban life, Hamilton’s strong community and tourism presence is vital to its businesses and residents. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the growth of local communities to position them for a strong and resilient economic …

Filomena Tassi

Taking action on gun violence in Hamilton with $4m for prevention

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Hamilton – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. An important element of this plan is preventing gun and gang violence from happening in the first place, which is …

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Canada to acquire aircrafts for Royal Canadian Air Force 

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand announced that Canada has finalized a contract to acquire the first two aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will replace and renew the capability currently fulfilled by the CC-150 Polaris fleet and later become part of the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) fleet. The contract for the procurement and preparation of …

Filomena Tassi

Canada Awards Contract for Supply of Seasonal, Pandemic Influenza Vaccines

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Québec – Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and  Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced that the Government of Canada has signed a new contract with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to support sustained influenza pandemic readiness. The Government of Canada maintains pandemic influenza vaccine preparedness contracts in the event of an influenza pandemic and has contracted with GSK to supply …