PrairiesCan invests in business growth across Saskatchewan
by CM staff
180 jobs supported through PrairiesCan investments of over $10.2 million in agri-food and advanced manufacturing innovation, and community revitalization.
SASKATOON — A federal investment of $7.9 million will help five high-growth Saskatchewan businesses access the resources they need to scale-up and bring their products and services to new markets.
“Saskatchewan is home to dynamic agri-food and advanced manufacturing sectors that are key employers and drivers of Saskatchewan’s economy,” said Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan. “Our government is working in partnership with Saskatchewan entrepreneurs so they can share their innovative products and services with the global marketplace, support food security and sustainability, and create good jobs in vibrant communities across the province.”
The investment supports sectors of Saskatchewan’s economy, including agriculture, agri-food and advanced manufacturing.
Minister Gudie Hutchings of Rural Economic Development additional $2.3 million to build and improve recreation, tourism and community infrastructure in 13 urban, rural and Indigenous communities across Saskatchewan.
These investments, totalling $10,215,570, will help create urban and rural communities while sustaining good jobs for Canadian workers.
“Whether it is rural farming communities, Indigenous communities, or busy urban areas, Saskatchewan is built on strong agricultural roots,” said Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development. “Vibrant communities supported by thriving local businesses and innovative entrepreneurs will make sure that all communities participate in the province’s growing economy and benefit from its success.”
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