Helena Jaczek

Increasing safety for Royal Canadian Navy ships, crews

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Ottawa – Minister of National Defence Anita Anand, on behalf of Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada, Helena Jaczek, announced the award of two contracts for new equipment designed to improve the safety and security of Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ships and crews. The two contracts for the Remote Mine-hunting and Disposal System (RMDS), valued at up to $57.9 …

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Canada’s support services contract for Canadian Forces Station

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Ottawa – Following a fair, open and transparent competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of National Defence, has awarded a $122 million contract (including taxes) to Nasittuq Corporation, from Ottawa, Ontario, to provide support services to CFS Alert in Nunavut for an initial period of eight-and-a-half years. CFS Alert is a military station located in Nunavut on …

Regional Air Transportation Initiative

S. Ontario airports to receive over $2.8m from feds to maintain connectivity

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FedDev Ontario supports four regional airports in Kingston, Cornwall, Huronia and Arnprior Kingston – Southern Ontario is a strategically-located and globally recognized region that offers many advantages for local businesses, including state-of-the-art infrastructure, a diverse workforce and a strong regional air transportation network. Regional airports play an important role in the movement of people and goods across the country, serve …

Helena Jaczek

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 …

Shaw Festival

Canada supports 60th season of Shaw Festival

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FedDev Ontario invests over $6 million to support tourism recovery in the Niagara Region Niagara-on-the-Lake – The Shaw Festival—one of the world’s leading repertory theatre companies with 13 or more productions each year—is the second largest repertory theatre company in North America and one of the largest employers in the Niagara Region. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shaw Festival’s 2020 …

Helena Jaczek

Supporting Toronto Aerospace Hub

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FedDev Ontario invests over $2.6 million to reduce the aerospace sector’s environmental footprint and help SMEs be globally competitive  Toronto – Aerospace is one of the most research‑intensive and export-focused manufacturing industries, employing thousands of highly qualified people in every region across the country. In Ontario, manufacturers are part of the global supply chain for virtually every passenger aircraft in …

Bruces Mill Conservation Park

Community infrastructure upgrades at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park 

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FedDev Ontario invests over $740,000 in the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to support increased accessibility and infrastructure upgrades at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park in Whitchurch-Stouffville  Stouffville – With its close proximity to Toronto and over 200 square kilometres of forest, farms and tourist attractions, Whitchurch-Stouffville is commonly referred to as “Country Close to the City.” Community infrastructure is at …

Helena Jaczek

$3m to help early-stage firms adopt low-carbon processes 

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FedDev Ontario investment to support over 65 SMEs, 80 technologies or processes and over 110 jobs Sarnia – As industry seeks to accelerate the adoption of new clean technologies to drive de-carbonization and the transition to a green recovery, there is a growing demand for made-in-Ontario solutions to achieve this objective. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting this …

FedDev Ontario investment

Investing over $2.5m to support cleantech companies 

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FedDev Ontario investment to assist over 30 SMEs commercialize products, scale-up and support 650 jobs Kingston – As the need for clean technology grows, the cleantech sector in Canada is expanding with innovative ideas that are ready to be put to the test. Start-ups encounter challenges gaining access to the resources and tools they need to succeed. That is why …

Helena Jaczek

$12.2m announced for Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes

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FedDev Ontario funds 33 projects to fuel community revitalization, support local tourism and community economic diversification   Peterborough – The Government of Canada is committed to supporting communities and businesses as they recover from the pandemic to position them for strong and resilient economic growth. Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), …