Strengthening Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability

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Canada and Ontario committing over $68 million for on-farm actions WEST MONTROSE – Through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP), the governments of Canada and Ontario are committing more than $68 million in the Ontario Agricultural Sustainability Initiative (OASI) to fund three programs designed to support farmers in making their agricultural lands more productive and resilient. This Initiative includes …

Expression of Interest now open for Brampton’s Centre for Innovation


Landmark project to be a catalyst to develop downtown Brampton BRAMPTON – The City of Brampton is now seeking expressions of interest for the Centre for Innovation (CFI).  As a catalyst for future growth and part of the city’s growing Innovation District, the Centre for Innovation (CFI) is envisioned as an iconic landmark building for Brampton, with engaging collaborative public use …

Helping Agri-Food Processing Businesses Lower Costs

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Canada and Ontario investing $10 million to help food-processors lower electricity costs TORONTO – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to help food processing businesses increase energy efficiency and lower their costs. The Agri-Food Energy Cost Savings Initiative is a new, cost-share initiative to help food …

Minister Champagne meets with US Commerce Secretary Raimondo 

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Washington – François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, met in Washington to discuss issues of mutual interest and reiterated their commitment to work together to address challenging bilateral, multilateral, and global issues. Minister Champagne and Secretary Raimondo discussed the passage of the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 (CHIPS Act) and …

Recipients of national tourism support announced

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National tourism organizations to help the sector reposition itself for international visitors as travel rebounds Nepean – Since the onset of the pandemic, Canadian tourism businesses have shown great resilience, and the Government of Canada has supported the sector through an estimated $23 billion in emergency supports. While we look to the future and see promising signs of recovery, the …

Minister Bibeau concludes G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

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Ottawa – Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive annual G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, where Canada took a leadership role in advancing priorities and agricultural interests regarding global food security, resilient and sustainable agriculture and open and rules-based trade. Throughout the meetings, Minister Bibeau took part in conversations with her counterparts on finding innovative and equitable …

Canada’s largest national dementia research initiative


Ontario – Ontario Premier Doug Ford visited Baycrest, a global leader in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education. It is Canada’s largest national dementia research initiative. The premier thanked everyone for their tireless work providing Ontario’s seniors with the care they deserve.

2022 World Double-bitted Axe Throwing Championships 


Barrington – Canada has much to offer visitors: breathtaking landscapes and wide-open spaces, diverse and inclusive experiences, and welcoming people from coast to coast to coast who provide outstanding service. Combined with a strong focus on health and safety and high vaccination against COVID-19, Canada is among the most alluring and smartest destination choices. The pandemic has had an undeniable …

Victoria and Cape Breton Counties to benefit from improved tourism

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The Government of Canada continues to support the tourism sector for a strong recovery and future growth. Nova Scotia  – Canada has much to offer the world as travel continues to safely resume: breathtaking landscapes and wide open spaces; diverse and inclusive experiences; and welcoming people from coast to coast to coast who provide outstanding service. Combined with a strong …