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Canadian Agricultural Business Grants & Loans for Innovation and Technology Adoption

Cambridge, Ontario (Marketwire –June 4, 2013). Since the release of Growing Forward 2, Mentor Works has helped Canadian agriculture and agri-food businesses select and access small business grants and loans programs that fit their unique set of challenges and growth opportunities.  Projects that received funding have brought forth more efficient processes and strengthened competitive advantages, [...]

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MTV, Personal Computers and the Future

August 1981 was a big month for new stuff; MTV launched on  the first day of the month, the first IBM PC was introduced to the market on the 12th day of the month, interest rates were hovering around 20%, the term sustainable development was six years away from being added to our  dictionary, and I was [...]

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Press Release: Tiercel Technology Corp Acquires Second Wind Air Purifier

Press Release: Princeton, Ontario, March 28, 2011 Acquisition of Second Wind Air Purifier Tiercel Technology Corp. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Second Wind Air Purifier, Company of Medina, New York. Since 1990, Second Wind Air Purifier has been the recognized leader in ultraviolet air purification equipment across residential, commercial and medical applications. Second [...]

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EMC: Great networking and best practice sharing event at Boehmer Box

Over 70 individuals representing a cross section of ages, work experiences and industries joined EMC at a great networking and best practice sharing event this month at Boehmer Box. Sr. Managers: During the Senior Manager’s session the participants were provided with an overview of the business, challenges and future outlook.  Some of the challengers and [...]

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Healthy Food Continuum = Healthy Economy = Healthy Employment!

When you mention the Food Chain to most people they don’t even consider manufacturing as part of the equation, but a part it is – and a very large part at that. In my last blog, I alluded to the fact that employment shifts across the entire food continuum could impact employment in such areas [...]

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Local employment… Global competition!

Over the past 18 months or so, the Workforce Planning Board has been closely following what is happening to local employment in the agriculture, food processing and other related agri-food sectors. Although often overlooked as a key industrial sector, the local farm to fork food chain is a huge employment sector providing many tens of [...]

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