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$325,000 investment in FireRein Inc. will help bring the world’s first fully bio-based firefighting gel into new global markets

February 22, 2018
Rob

Canadian clean tech companies are true global leaders by finding solutions to tough environmental challenges through innovation, including the development of a safe, bio-based formula to protect the environment and firefighters when combating fires.

Furturpreneur wants you to take your "side hustle" to the next level!

February 21, 2018
Rob

Whether you’re an established side hustler or are looking to launch a new business, Futurepreneur Canada can help you reach your goals.

Having a side hustle is a smart way to prepare for the future of work. You can grow your side business as much or as little as you want with unsecured loans up to $15,000 and support from one of our more than 3,000 volunteer mentors.

 

Direct Coil achieves international success and growth by capturing efficiencies, entrepreneurship and specialized market capacities

February 20, 2018
Rob

Direct Coil’s incredibly rapid growth and international success demonstrates how entrepreneurship, coupled with specialized industry expertise, can result in a massive, international-scale business in a surprisingly rapid timeframe.

The Millhaven based company, which specializes in industrial heating and cooling coils for a variety of HVACR applications (furnaces, air conditioning units, and most equipment involving air movement) started in 2007.

IGNITE Frontenac and Lennox & Addington County Applications are due February 28th

February 9, 2018
Rob

IGNITE Frontenac and Lennox & Addington County is a custom product development opportunity designed exclusively for Ontario's Highlands stakeholders. Join us for a 3-day best mission practice in rural experiential tourism from April 23-26, 2018.

Apply today to participate in this exclusive opportunity!

Majority of Bombardier’s new North American hires will be at their Lennox & Addington facility

February 8, 2018
Rob

Bombardier’s Millhaven facility will see the majority of new hires the company will be making across North America, a company spokesperson said.

“We are looking at 100-plus new roles [mostly new hires] within our footprint in the Americas, but predominantly in Kingston,” Eric Prud’Homme, spokesperson for Bombardier wrote in an email to the Whig-Standard on Wednesday.

Bombardier sets up new streetcar production line at Lennox & Addington County facility

February 7, 2018
Rob

Bombardier is setting up a second production line in Lennox & Addington County, Ont. to build TTC streetcars as the company steps up efforts to meet the final deadline for Toronto’s problem-plagued vehicle order.

According to a schedule the company has provided to the TTC, the addition of a second production line to complement the one at its Thunder Bay, Ont. plant will allow Bombardier to deliver 65 cars this year, and 77 in 2019.

That would enable it to meet the contract deadline of supplying all 204 of the cars by the end of next year.

Wilton Cheese Factory receives $17,838 from Growing Forward 2 Grant

February 1, 2018
Rob

The federal and provincial governments are partnering to help grow Ontario's food and beverage processing sector by supporting local businesses to increase productivity, meet consumer demand and create good jobs.

Upcoming Workshops, Grant Opportunities, & Training Sessions for Business

January 12, 2018
Rob

The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Office and its partners have been busy putting together a variety of workshops, grant applications, and training sessions for our county businesses.

Please see below for more details:

 

EmployerOne Survey offered by the East Central Training Board

January 12, 2018
Rob

The East Central Ontario Training Board is calling on employers to help us better understand the workforce issues and challenges facing your business.

Tourism stakeholders are invited to IGNITE Frontenac, Lennox & Addington

January 11, 2018
Rob

Tourism stakeholders in Addington Highlands and North & Central Frontenac are invited to learn more about IGNITE Frontenac, Lennox & Addington on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 1-3pm. This event takes place at the Sharbot Lake Country Inn, where you can enjoy lunch and a warm beverage to learn more about this exciting opportunity.