FedDev Ontario invests up to $4M for Yves Landry Foundation to support manufacturing businesses
December 21, 2022
By Canadian Manufacturing
MISSISSAUGA — On Dec. 21, Iqwinder Gaheer, MP for Mississauga–Malton, on behalf of Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of up to $4 million for the Yves Landry Foundation (YLF) to deliver the Achieving Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence Green Initiative (AIME Green).
Through the AIME Green initiative, southern Ontario SMEs in the manufacturing sector can receive up to $100,000 to upskill and train their workforce to adopt green manufacturing solutions. Eligible SMEs will have access to tailored training programs that support the adoption of new technology, green processes or procedures or highly skilled personnel in areas that lead to green innovation or productivity improvements.
Through this project, YLF will reportedly support 36 SMEs, create 400 jobs, and maintain 1,050 jobs in the manufacturing sector across southern Ontario. For more information and to apply by March 31, 2023, visit the AIME Green webpage.
“When we invest in Canadian manufacturers and the organizations that support them, like the Yves Landry Foundation, we increase Canada’s potential and grow the economy. Today’s investment will bolster Canada’s path to be a global leader in cleaner and greener manufacturing while creating good jobs across southern Ontario,” said Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.
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