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  • Canada and Ontario Investing $4.6 Million in Local Toronto Food Makers

    The provincial and federal governments have invested more than $4.6 million in the Greater Toronto Area's food and beverage processing sector to support 110 projects that will help local businesses implement sustainable technology to expand production and meet consumer demand.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Canada and Ontario Investing in York Region Food Processor

    The provincial and federal governments have invested more than $2.5 million to boost York Region's local economy and grow Ontario's food and beverage processing sector.

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  • Ontario and Canada Invest in Hamilton Food Processor

    The provincial and federal governments have invested in a Hamilton food processing facility to grow the local economy and Ontario's food and beverage processing sector.

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  • Ontario Investing $670 Million to Improve Local Infrastructure

    The province is expanding the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) to help build and repair more critical infrastructure in small, rural and northern municipalities. The government is increasing its investment in the fund to more than $670 million over three years to better meet local infrastructure needs expressed by Ontario municipalities.

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  • Province Celebrates Successful 2016 Rural Ontario Summit

    Youth, municipal leaders, entrepreneurs, business leaders, community organizations and representatives from First Nations and Métis communities came together in Stratford yesterday at the Rural Ontario Summit, to discuss one of the most important issues affecting rural communities: attracting and retaining youth to rural Ontario.

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  • Provincial and Federal Governments Investing Over $1.6 Million in Craft Beer Sector

    To kick off Craft Beer Week, the Ontario government and the Government of Canada are investing over $1.6 million in the projects of 20 craft breweries across Ontario to help them expand operations and to continue to  grow the province's craft beer industry.

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  • Celebrate the Good Things Grown In Ontario This Local Food Week

    Celebrate Ontario's third annual Local Food Week this June 6 - 12 by trying some of the fresh and locally-grown food and beverages produced, grown and harvested here in Ontario.

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  • New Facility To Help Ontario Greenhouse Industry With Homegrown Solutions

    Ontario is investing $7.2 million in the newly opened Vineland Research and Innovation Centre to help drive innovative new research and provide the province's greenhouse industry with homegrown opportunities and solutions. 

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  • Second Rural Ontario Summit on Youth Set for Late June

    Ontario will hold its second Rural Ontario Summit, focusing on attracting and keeping youth in Rural Ontario, at the Stratford Rotary Complex in Stratford, Ontario, on June 29.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Province Supporting Ontario Beef Farmers by Expanding Loan Program

    The provincial government is helping to ensure a thriving cattle industry and retaining Ontario jobs, by improving access to guaranteed loans for cattle farmers and increasing their buying power.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Provincial and Federal Governments Help Grow Ontario's Craft Cider Industry

    The Ontario government and the government of Canada are investing in Ontario's craft cider industry to kick off Cider Week. The investment will help grow the sector by increasing market access and creating new economic opportunities for Ontario's craft cider producers.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Canada and Ontario Investing in Beverage Processor in Brampton

    The federal and provincial governments are investing in a Brampton beverage processor, providing new opportunities for the local economy and growing Ontario's food and beverage processing sector.

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