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Thursday, 14 October 2021

Government Announcements

COVID-19 Financial support for farmers and food processors.

House of Commons and Senate Proceedings

The 43rd Parliament was dissolved on August 15, 2021.

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Government Announcements

COVID-19 Financial support for farmers and food processors.

August 19 – Ontario Investing in Agri-Food Innovation. The Ontario government is investing in new partnerships in agri-food innovation, including pilot projects in robotics and artificial intelligence, to help the industry address pandemic related challenges, ongoing labour shortages, and create new opportunities for growth across the sector. The Innovator Stream is the targeted second phase of the Agri-tech Innovation Program, a $22 million program launched in April to provide up to 60 per cent funding for eligible costs, to a maximum of $750,000, to develop larger-scale collaboration projects aimed at enhancing the health and safety of workers and increasing productivity. For more information, click here.

House of Commons and Senate Proceedings

The 43rd Parliament was dissolved on August 15, 2021.

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