About Crissy Wright

Crissy Wright is the Community Facilitator at the Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN).
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Access the IP Expert: Are you leveraging your organization’s intellectual property?

Intellectual property is a valuable asset for any organization – it sets you apart from your competition. Just what is intellectual property and are you giving your IP the attention it deserves? If you want to learn more about how to identify, protect and leverage your IP join us for a free interactive IP webinar [...]

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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 Ontario, Canadian 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 [...]

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The Trade Accelerator Program Starts October 28th, 2020

The Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for expansion into international markets. Applications are being accepted until October 23rd, 2020. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE CONTACT Leandro Guimaraes Manager, Trade Accelerator Program Phone: 416 862 4514 lguimaraes@bot.com

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Ontario Supports the Production of Critical Supplies to Fight the Spread of COVID-19

Investment will increase the production of medical-grade alcohol in the province October 16, 2020 Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade JOHNSTOWN - The Ontario government continues to work together with businesses and the manufacturing sector to expand production of domestic PPE to ensure preparedness, both now and for the future. To support the fight against COVID-19, [...]

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Tim Hortons to eliminate plastic straws from restaurants in Canada over the next year

The full transition to paper straws will eliminate around 300 million plastic straws from Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada over the next year via Canadian Manufacturing TORONTO —Tim Hortons recently announced that the company is in the process of introducing paper straws in its 4,000 restaurants in Canada and plans to complete the transition from [...]

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Ontario College Virtual Fair, November 4, 2020

The Ontario College Virtual Fair is a one-stop shop that will provide prospective students from across the province the opportunity to learn about all of programs offered at Ontario colleges. Learn more about the event on November 4 at http://ow.ly/yPYM50BR4HD.

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Government of Canada supports Ontario dairy processors to enhance productivity and protect worker health

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today funding totaling more than $2.5 million under the Dairy Processing Investment Fund to support Empire Cheese Co-operative, Kawartha Dairy and Mariposa Dairy. Parliamentary Secretary Ellis also announced that Kawartha Dairy and Mariposa [...]

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Employer Registration is Now Open for the FindYourJob.ca Winter Virtual Job Fair

The FindYourJob.ca Virtual Job Fair Series continues with the second virtual job fair on Tuesday, November 24. The first job fair in this series saw 432 job seeker registrations. You can connect with the job candidates you are looking for from the comfort and safety of your home or office. Organized by the Workforce Planning Board [...]

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New commitment to battery-electric vehicle manufacturing in Ontario

NEWS PROVIDED BY Prime Minister’s Office  OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 8, 2020 /CNW/ – As we continue to address the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19, we are also working toward a sustainable and greener economic recovery that will create new jobs and opportunities for workers and businesses alike. This is why we are supporting measures to [...]

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COVID-19 vaccination lessons from Canada’s largest-ever mass immunization effort

via CTV News TORONTO — In the fall of 2009, Canada launched its largest-ever vaccination campaign to protect against an outbreak of influenza A, or H1N1, with varying degrees of success. There were delays in production, supply shortages, and difficulties administering the new vaccine. According to Statistics Canada, by April 2010, the majority of Canadians [...]

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