Sudbury’s export community got a nearly $2 million shot in the arm on Wednesday afternoon.
Navdeep Bains, Canada’s federal minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the minister responsible for FedNor, stopped by B&D Manufacturing, on Municipal Road 15 in Chelmsford, to announce $952,100 in funding for the Northern Ontario Exports Program (NOEP).
That amount will be matched by the provincial government for a total contribution of about $1.9 million. “This particular investment is designed to boost the value of exports and improve the capacity of northern Ontario firms,” Bains said. “This targeted investment will support ongoing delivery of the Northern Ontario Exports Program for a two-year period.” Continue Reading →