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Top 5 Small Business Grants and Loans for Exporters

For a small or medium-sized business (SME), expanding beyond national borders is a big step that can offer tremendous rewards.   Successful entrepreneurs and managers know that decisions concerning the choice of market, taking on an acceptable level of risk and financial preparedness can make or break an SME’s expansion plan. Fortunately, there are resources available [...]

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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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SME’s Getting Ahead through Small Business Grants & Funding Support for Hiring in 2013

Since the advent of the information age, there has been an increasingly greater emphasis on the role that human capital plays in the strategic growth planning of small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) in Canada.   As a result Canadian SME’s have looked to leverage Canadian small business grants and loans programs to develop a crucial competitive [...]

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Canadian Government Funding Update: CME SMART Still Available for a Limited Time

CME SMART Prosperity Now, administered by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and funded by Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), has announced that there are 50 spots still available for consideration for Canadian government funding, for a limited time. CME SMART Prosperity Now is about fostering the long-term growth for small to [...]

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Canadian Small Business Grants: Economic Action Plan 2013

Minister of State for the Federal State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev), was on hand at an event hosted by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce (CCC) to discuss the Economic Action Plan 2013. Minister Goodyear highlighted the fact that since the worst of the global recession Canada has had the [...]

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Attention Manufacturers, Economic Development Funding Opportunities, up to $1.5m

A new fund, called the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund was recently launched. The program supports regional economic development by creating jobs, attracting private sector investment and promoting innovation, collaboration and cluster development in Southwestern Ontario.

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Get Paid to Upgrade to High Efficiency Equipment and Save on Energy

Are you are looking for more money in your pocket? Is your business trying to find a way to be more environmentally friendly? Jeff Quint, Sarah Colvin, and John Finch are sitting on millions of dollars, and they want to give some of it to you.

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Harper Government Invests in Export-Oriented Manufacturers

Important news for Canadian Export Manufacturers from the Government of Canada as seen here: For immediate release January 10, 2012 Vineland Station, Ontario - The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest in helping [...]

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Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP)

Get ahead and get help with digital technology adoption with the Government of Canada DTAPP Program: The following appears here: http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/ibp/irap/digital-technology-adoption/dtapp-index.html Click through for more info. As part of the Government of Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy, NRC-IRAP has been selected to deliver the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP) from October 2011 to March 31, 2014.  DTAPP represents [...]

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EMC: Centra Industries hosts great day of networking and best practice sharing

A great day of networking, benchmarking and best practice sharing at Centra Industries! Over 60 individuals across 4 events enjoyed the tours, networking and best practice sharing at Centra Industries.  Centra provided great tours for all the groups and was very open in their successes, future goals and challenges. Senior Managers: We had guests from [...]

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