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  • Ontario Focusses on Renewal, Growth, and Economic Recovery

    TORONTO - Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement on Statistics Canada's monthly employment release:

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  • Ontario Encourages Support of Local Small Businesses

    TORONTO — The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the "Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!" campaign, encouraging Ontarians to support their local small businesses and to shop safely while doing so.

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  • Ontario Showcases Vibrant Tech Sector on the Global Stage

    TORONTO — The Ontario government and a delegation of more than 65 companies will showcase the strength and depth of the province's innovation bench at the world's biggest tech conference, Collision from Home. The event provides a unique virtual program for international participants who want to learn more about Ontario's vibrant tech sector.

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  • Ontario Helps Local Business Test and Certify Medical-Grade PPE

    TORONTO - The Ontario government continues to take steps to ensure the province is self-sufficient and prepared for the future by providing CSA Group Testing & Certification Inc. with $526,200 from the Ontario Together Fund to increase capacity for testing and certifying personal protective equipment (PPE). 

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  • Ontario and Canada Helping Small Businesses Go Digital

    TORONTO — The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is helping small businesses reach more customers through the Digital Main Street platform. It is a $57-million program which will help up to 22,900 Ontario businesses create and enhance their online presence and generate jobs for more than 1,400 students.

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  • Ontario Showcases Thriving Life Sciences Sector at BIO Digital

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is bringing a delegation of 35 companies to the first-ever, fully digital Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) international conference, BIO Digital, where Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade will highlight the top reasons investors in the life sciences should choose Ontario.

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  • Ontario Collaborates with Med-Tech Innovation Hub in the Fight Against COVID-19

    TORONTO ― The Ontario government is working with Medical Innovation Xchange (MIX), Canada's first industry-led hub for med-tech start-ups, to provide non-medical manufacturing companies free support as they retool to provide essential supplies and equipment to health care facilities during COVID-19.  

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  • Ontario Funds Innovative Company to Help Fight COVID-19

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is providing Virox Technologies Inc. with $850,000 from the Ontario Together Fund to help the local manufacturer double its production of disinfectants and create jobs. The investment will assist in keeping people, frontline workers and communities safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. Virox is the first manufacturer to receive money from the Ontario Together Fund.

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  • Ontario Launches Small Businesses Consultations

    TORONTO — Ontario is continuing to take action to build a more competitive business environment. Today, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction joined by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women's Issues, and Parliamentary Assistant Donna Skelly, announced the next step in engaging with Ontarians by launching a new provincewide consultation to determine how the government can help small businesses grow, compete and succeed.

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  • Ontario's Job Growth Remains Stable Amid Global Uncertainty

    TORONTO - Workers, businesses and communities are creating new jobs and new opportunities across the province as the government's plan to create a more competitive business environment and make Ontario open for jobs continues to deliver results.   

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  • Innovative Mining Technology to Create New Opportunities for Ontario

    TORONTO — The Ontario government has announced a new investment of $900,000 with Sudbury-based SHYFTinc. to support the creation of new jobs and continued economic growth in northern Ontario. The new partnership will help the company develop an innovative inventory management system that will make freight delivery to open-pit and underground mines safer and more efficient.

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  • Ontario Making Cambridge Open for Business

    CAMBRIDGE — The Ontario government is helping businesses create good jobs in Cambridge by investing in the region's advanced manufacturing sector. 

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  • Ontario Continues to Lead Nation in Job Creation

    TORONTO - Ontario's government continues to deliver on its core commitment to create and protect good jobs as part of its plan to build Ontario together through a thriving and growing economy.

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