Building Broadband in Brant County with $3m investment

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Helping more rural Ontarians benefit from high-speed internet BRANT COUNTY – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community in the province to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $3 million to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 1,500 homes, farms and businesses in Brant County. In partnership …

Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet in Norfolk County

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Helping more rural Ontarians benefit from high-speed internet NORFOLK COUNTY – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community in the province to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $1.2 million to build new broadband infrastructure in Norfolk County. The completion of this $1.8 million project in June 2022, with Canada …

Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet in Bruce, Grey Counties

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Funding will help more rural communities benefit from high-speed internet GREY COUNTY – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $11 million to bring high-speed internet access to more than 6,100 homes, farms and businesses in Bruce and Grey counties by the end of …

Strengthens Agriculture, Forestry & Recreation Sectors

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$3.4 million provincial investment will create jobs and support economic growth in Kapuskasing KAPUSKASING – The Ontario government is providing more than $3.4 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to six projects in the agriculture, forestry and recreation sectors in Kapuskasing. The funding will be used to build and upgrade facilities, develop agricultural land and create good-paying jobs. These investments …

Bringing More High-Speed Internet to Waterloo Region

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Funding will help connect more than 90 homes, farms and businesses to high-speed internet service WATERLOO REGION – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and Ontario are each committing up to $292,000 to build a new infrastructure network in the Township of Woolwich. The completion of this …

Providing Support for Ginseng Farmers

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Province creates pilot loan guarantee program to support ginseng growers BRANTFORD — The Ontario government is supporting the creation of an industry-led pilot loan guarantee program to assist the province’s ginseng farmers in sustaining and growing their business. “The ginseng industry is an important part of the agri-foods sector in Ontario, and the development of this programming is the result …

Over $5m Ontario investment strengthens agriculture, food processing sectors

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Ontario – The Ontario government is providing more than $5 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to 25 agriculture, aquaculture and food processing projects in Northeastern Ontario. This investment will build a stronger Ontario by expanding business operations, creating good-paying jobs, improving quality of life, supporting access to locally produced food and driving economic growth in northern communities. …

Ontario Invests in Agri-Food Innovation

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Investments in research and new technologies will modernize and strengthen the food supply chain TEESWATER –The Government of Ontario is investing up to $22 million through the Agri-Tech Innovation Program to fund more than 170 projects that help the agri-food sector implement new and unique ways to set businesses up for future growth and success while strengthening the food supply …

Summit on Food Security

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Province collaborating with partners to strengthen and grow the agri-food sector TORONTO — Lisa Thompson, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met with over 125 leaders in the food supply chain to discuss food security and to collaborate on strategies that will help Ontario’s food supply chain remain one of the strongest, safest and stable in the world. The …

Helping Workers Start Careers in Agri-food Sector

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Canada and Ontario investing $4 million in new pilot projects to address food processing labour shortages TORONTO – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $4 million to help build a strong and competitive agri-food workforce that will ensure people can continue to access the safe and healthy food grown and made in Ontario. Through the Canadian …