The Government of Ontario, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), and BlackBerry Partner on Ontario’s Economic Recovery

Ontario Made is a program managed by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), in partnership with the Government of Ontario

WATERLOO, Ontario, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Government of OntarioCanadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), and BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB), today announced a partnership to accelerate Ontario’s economic recovery, following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. BlackBerry will participate in the Ontario Made program, managed by CME, aimed at promoting locally made products. In collaboration with the Government of Ontario and CME, BlackBerry will also establish a technology working group to expand the program.

“I’m excited that BlackBerry, a global leader in state-of-the-art technology based right here in Ontario, is joining CME’s Ontario Made program,” said Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario. “I have to thank the wonderful team at BlackBerry for making important contributions to the development of the made-in-Ontario COVID Alert app and for continuing to support homegrown innovation that will set our province down the path to a strong economic recovery.”

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About Crissy Wright

Crissy Wright is the Community Facilitator at the Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN).

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