Canadian Manufacturing

Feds commit $4M towards four manufacturing projects in Manitoba

The Canadian government is trying to use these investments to stimulate production capacity, the training of an additional 85 highly qualified personnel, and the creation of 46 jobs.

August 4, 2021  by CM Staff

WINNIPEG — On Aug. 4, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie Joly, Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced $4,156,410 in funding for four projects in Manitoba:

Diemo Machine Works Inc. will receive $1,520,000 through the Business Scale-up and Productivity program to integrate advanced technologies that enhance production efficiencies and enable the expansion of manufacturing capacity.

Keystone Granite, Inc. will receive $1,168,500 through the Business Scale-up and Productivity program to increase stone fabrication capacity within a new production facility.

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology will receive $1,305,529 through the Regional Innovation Ecosystems program for the Institute to establish a skills development and training initiative in cyber security.

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Micro Traffic Inc. will receive $162,381 through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to continue operations during COVID-19 pandemic.

The Canadian government is trying to use these investments to stimulate production capacity, the training of an additional 85 highly qualified personnel, and the creation of 46 jobs.

“Strong regional economies are essential for Canada’s success and sustainability. Our regional development agencies are there to help businesses and innovators grow, succeed, and create good middle-class jobs for Canadians. Our government is making investments that will help our vibrant communities — big and small — reap benefits while showcasing Canada’s brand, centred on shared values of diversity and equality.” said Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada.