Friday, 14 August 2009

Making Room at the Table for Ontario

How things change....Southern Ontario now has it's own Fed economic development organization a la Western Economic Diversification (WED), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED-DEC). It's called FedDev Ontario.

It will be based in Kitchener and have a $200m annual budget, funded for five years.

Welcome, Eastern friends. Don't stick your elbows out to much !

PM Announces New Development Agency for Southern Ontario Audio of Announcement
PM launches economic agency to help southern Ont. CBC
Subsidizing Ontario National Post

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