Naturallia offering matchmaking opportunities for Northern businessesIt’s been called speed dating for
business, and when Naturallia gets underway at the end of this month
its creators hope the result will be the blossoming of some
long-lasting relationships that will bolster business in the North.
Taking place Oct. 28-30 in Sault Ste. Marie, Naturallia will bring together business people from across the
globe in a matchmaking forum designed to create new collaborations
between businesses in four of the North’s strongest sectors:
advanced manufacturing, ...
Northern Ontario manufacturers
will have access to funding under a new FedNor program designed to help them
become more innovative, productive and competitive in the global marketplace.Under the
Targeted Manufacturing Initiative, Northern Ontario manufacturers with fewer
than 500 employees will...
Ontario is experiencing a need for
skilled trades workers, but a lack of literacy skills can be a
barrier to people completing their apprenticeships and passing their
A recent report examines the links
between apprenticeships and literacy and offers best practices to
In December of last year, the Canada
Revenue Agency officially released a new set of guidance documents
relating to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development
(“SR&ED”) program. SR&ED is the flagship program through
which federal and provincial governments incent private enterprise t...
Angel investing in Northern Ontario
works a lot like what viewers might see on the popular TV show
Dragons’ Den, said Mary Long-Irwin, but “without all the TV
drama.” Entrepreneurs and innovators make a pitch to an investor,
that investor uses her gut instinct to determine if it’s a good