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  • 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.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Investing $2.25 Million in World-Class VQA Wines

    Ontario is investing $2.25 million to help boost sales of Ontario's world-class Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines and expand tourism opportunities for the province's wine regions.

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  • Ontario Investing $2 Million to Improve Wastewater Treatment in Norfolk County

    Ontario is providing up to $2 million to Norfolk County to upgrade the Waterford Wastewater treatment facility through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund - one of 59 approved projects across the province that will receive funding this year.

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  • Ontario Improving Local Roadway and Bridge in the Township of Southgate

    Ontario is providing up to $936,000 to the Township of Southgate to rehabilitate Sideroad 7, including road widening and the replacement of a bridge, through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund - one of 59 approved projects across the province that will receive funding this year.

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  • Province Celebrating Grocery Retailers for Promoting Local Food

    Ontario has recognized 65 food retailers at this year's Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards for their new ideas and innovative in-store promotions that help Ontario consumers recognize and buy more locally-grown food.

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  • Ontario Improving Local Roadways in Penetanguishene, Orillia and New Tecumseh

    Ontario is providing more than $5 million to the communities of Penetanguishene, Orillia, New Tecumseh, and Collingwood, through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund - 4 of 59 approved projects across the province that are receiving funding this year.

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  • Ontario Helping to Improve Water Supply In Bonnechere Valley

    Ontario is providing the Township of Bonnechere Valley with up to $559,230 to replace the Bridge Street trunk watermain in the community of Eganville, through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund. The project is one of 59 approved across the province that will receive new funding.

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  • Ontario Helping To Help Improve Water Supply in Prescott and Brockville

    Ontario is providing the Town of Prescott and the City of Brockville with up to $2,734,040 in combined funding through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund - two of 59 approved projects across the province that will receive new funding.

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  • Ontario Helping to Help Improve Water Supply in Cardiff

    Ontario is providing the Municipality of Highlands East with up to $567,945 to replace water service lines and valves in the Town of Cardiff, through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund. The project is one of 59 approved across the province that will receive new funding.

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  • Canada and Ontario Supporting Agri-Food Processor in Belleville

    The federal and provincial governments are supporting a local Belleville chocolatier to create new jobs, increase productivity and strengthen Donini Chocolate's competitive advantage in the sale and manufacturing of liquid chocolate.

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  • Tapping Into the Sweetness of the Season

    Embrace Ontario's food heritage with a trip to a local maple syrup producer to try some sweet, local and delicious maple syrup. With the wide variety of locally made maple products available to Ontarians, there's a maple syrup colour and flavour intensity to please everyone's taste.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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