All the top headlines for Monday September 16th are included here.
The Ontario government is partnering with auto parts companies to invest in technology and training to strengthen the auto industry and protect jobs. Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, launched the new $10 million Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP) at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Moldmakers.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $18 million has been awarded to 41 state international trade agencies that successfully competed for funding to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).
Funding for the week of Sept 9th under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $749M, down approximately $1.0B during the previous week. Top Sector…The Community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $579M, 77% of national disbursements. Top Region…Quebec is the top region this week, securing $436M and accounting for 58%[…]
After much back-and-forth, the Ontario and federal governments have signed a memorandum of understanding for a French-language university that was put in limbo after the Doug Ford government cancelled planned funding for the Université de l’Ontario français last year, as first reported by QP Briefing. The MOU would pave the way for a “due diligence process … to commit public[…]
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today the awarding of 25 new MDA grants totaling more than $6.6 million toward research focused on a variety of neuromuscular diseases (NMDs), including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), inclusion body myositis (IBM),[…]