Government Backed Loan For Quadrogen Power Systems

BC Bioenergy Network Invests in Quadrogen Power Systems

Vancouver, British Columbia March 13, 2013

The BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) announced that the firm Quadrogen Power Systems Inc. will be receiving financial assistance.

BC Bioenergy is an association that acts as a catalyst for deploying bioenergy technologies and organizing research for the development and demonstration of new bioenergy technologies. The firm is located in British Columbia.

Quadrogen Power Systems, Inc. builds and installs high performance biogas clean-up solutions capable of purifying renewable fuels from any source. The firm will be granted a $1.5 million government-backed loan. The firm will use the loan to expand their system which will process higher gas quantities.

“BC Bioenergy Network helped us move faster on the bio-methane application of our technology and quantify the potential of its commercial scale applications,” states Alakh Prasad, President, Quadrogen Power Systems Inc.

“We have assembled a large high quality team of partners that include clean technology funders, developers, and an agricultural customer who share the goal of producing clean sustainable energy from organic waste materials.”

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Federal Government Invests in Calgary Chemical Firm.

Federal Government Announces Government Loan For Western Hydrogen Limited

Calgary, Alberta March 11th, 2013

The Federal Government announced that Western Hydrogen will be granted financial assistance. “Our Government is doing its part to encourage innovation and the next wave of clean technologies to help protect our environment and create high-quality jobs,” said the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. “Investment in projects such as these demonstrates our leadership in driving a vibrant clean technology industry in Canada.”

The firm Western Hydrogen Limited is a Canadian owned company, based in Calgary, Alberta. The firm is “dedicated to the development and commercialization of a new hydrogen manufacturing technology called Molten Salt Catalyzed Gasification.”

“Producing hydrogen is one of the most expensive and carbon intensive parts of the oil sands business. If we can produce it more cheaply and cleanly – we’ll have a real winner,” said Neil Camarta, president and chief executive officer of Western Hydrogen. The firm will be granted financial assistance in the form of a $1.45 million in federal funding.

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Government of Canada Invests In The Firm Biovelia

Government of Canada invests in Quebec Bio-Tech Firm

Levis, Quebec March 5th, 2013

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of the honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced that the firm Biovelia has been granted financial assistance.

Biovelia will use the financial assistance from the Government of Canada for the commercialization of an innovative product. The firm Biovelia is a privately owned company that created a brand new pharma-delivery system. The “ALL NATURAL Controlled-Release Delivery Systems” is designed to keep any active ingredient from being disintegrated in gastric fluids. “This technology is designed for nutraceutical products, food supplements, and therapeutic applications.”

“This financial support we are announcing to Biovelia illustrates that Government of Canada’s determination to take affect measures to stimulate growth and employment and to strengthen the competitiveness of the Canadian economy,” said Minister Blaney. The firm will be granted financial assistance in the form of a $70,000 repayable contribution.

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Government of Canada Investment For Sentinal Systems LTD.

Government of Canada invests in New Brunswick Software Company

Bathurst, New Brunswick February 19, 2013

The Provincial and Federal Governments announced that the firm Sentinel Systems Ltd. will be granted financial assistance.

“This investment in Sentinel Systems will create jobs and new growth in the Chaleur region as well as New Brunswick’s information and communications technology industry,” said Premier David Alward. The firm Sentinel Systems Ltd is a privately owned company funded through existing revenues and select private investors.

Sentinel is contributing to frameworks and standards that will shape disaster management in Canada for the next decade. “The support will help us continue our expansion across the country and move us closer to our goal of capturing part of the United States market,” says Denis DesRosiers, CEO.

The firm will be granted financial assistance in the form an investment of $522,966. “We are definitely pleased with the financial and technical support we are receiving from the province and thankful for the confidence that has been placed in our small software company,” said Denis DesRosiers.

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Government of Canada Funding For The Start-Up Of Etiquettes PDF Inc.

Government of Canada Invests in Quebec Printing Company

Montmagny, Quebec February 12, 2013

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced that the firm Etiquettes PDF Inc. received financial assistance from the Government of Canada. Etiquettes PDF Inc. will use the financial assistance from the Government of Canada to purchase special technological equipment.

The firm was founded in May 2011 by a group of shareholders from the Montmagny region who decided to expand into the digital printing of self-adhesive and IML labels, a sector offering strong growth potential.

“Our Government of Canada supports the start-up of enterprises that, like Etiquettes PDF Inc., have the potential to create sustainable jobs and further the economic diversification of their regions,” says Minister Lebel.

The firm will be granted financial assisted in the form of a $200,750 repayable contribution.

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Government Funding / Government Grant / Government Secured Business Loans for Warwick Salt Inc.

Government of Canada Invests in Quebec Natural Resources Firm

Victoriaville, Quebec February 05, 2013.

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced that the firm Warwick Salt Inc. has been granted financial assistance for the purchase, installation and programming of equipment.

Warwick Salt Inc. was established in 1983, the firm has shown a constant progression over the years, due to the development of solid expertise and excellent partnerships with its various customers. “By helping Warwick Salt acquire leading-edge technology, our Government is once again demonstrating its commitment to investing in projects that ensure economic growth,” said Minister Denis Lebel.

“We have developed a wide range of products meant to meet the highest standards of quality in the industry.” The company will be granted a $1.1 million repayable financial contribution from the Government of Canada.

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Government Funding / Government Secured Business Loans for Flying Colours Corporation

Government of Canada Investment for Ontario Aviation Firm

Peterborough, Ontario January 23, 2013.

Dean Del Mastro, Member of Parliament for Peterborough, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) , announced an investment in Flying Colours Corporation.

“Our Government is committed to giving businesses and communities in Southern Ontario the tools they need to innovate and grow,” said Member of Parliament, Dean Del Mastro. “That’s why we continue to support companies like Flying Colours that are able to create jobs and compete and win in international markets.”

Flying Colours Corporation was established in 1989. The corporation is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions & maintenance. “Initially opened to accommodate a growing aircraft sales and leasing division in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, Flying Colours has grown into a leading aviation company”.

The Government of Canada has invested a $900,000 repayable contribution for the corporation to expand its facilities and acquire new technologies to service a growing number of business opportunities arising from the expansions of the Peterborough airport. This business expansion allowed Flying Colours Corporation to pursue Authorized Service Facility (ASF) status with Bombardier Aerospace.

“We are very honored and proud to have both facilities joining the Bombardier Authorized Service Facility network. Bombardier’s confidence in the quality of work that Flying Colours Corp. Provides further demonstrates our continued commitment to develop quality and reliability in all our maintenance endeavours,” stated John Gillespie, President and CEO of Flying Colours Corporation.

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Government Funding / Government Secured Business Loans for well.ca

Government of Canada invests in VC-Backed E-Commerce Firm

Guelph, Ontario January 21, 2013.

Michael Chong, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced its investment in the firm well.ca Inc.

“Our Government is committed to helping Southern Ontario companies expand and become industry leadership the global marketplace through innovation” said Michael Chong, “This investment will help create local jobs and support innovative technology that in turn will allow Canadian retailers to better complete for online consumers.”

well.ca Inc. is Canada’s largest online health, beauty and baby products store. Their goal is to offer the best e-commerce experience possible.

The Government of Canada has invested a $975,000 repayable contribution in the firm.

“Our goal at Well.ca is to harness creativity and innovation to make the lives of Canadians easy and affordable,” said Ali Asaria, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Well.ca. “FedDev Ontario’s investment will fuel that innovation, allowing us to deliver the future of shopping from coast to coast, and solidifying Canada as a global leader in e-commerce.

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Government Funding / Government Secured Business Loans for Kinnikinnick Foods Inc.

Canadian Federal Government invests in Gluten-Free Bakery

Edmonton, Alberta January 21, 2013.

The Honourable Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Centre, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced an investment in the firm Kinnikinnick Foods Inc. The investment of a $1 million repayable contribution is to help Kinnikinnick purchase and install new equipment that is required to manufacture a new line of gluten-free bakery products.

The new equipment will allow Kinnikinnick to differ their products by offering breads and buns that cook and taste more like traditional products. They will also have twice the shelf-life of existing gluten-free products. “This project will give farmers a new market for their eggs and flax and other key baking ingredients and help Kinnikinnick promote their innovative new products to consumers with special dietary needs at home and abroad” said the honourable Laurie Hawn.

“For any new product introductions you always try to hit a “home run” and we are confident that these new products will accomplish this by setting the highest possible standards for taste, texture, and nutrition at the lowest possible price in the industry in North America. Our commitment to our customers is to have the best and safest gluten free product in the market. At the same time we want to provide a range and selection of bakery items that anyone would enjoy.” says Kinnikinnick President Jerry Bigam.

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Government Funding / Government Secured Business Loans for Provincial Bandag Tires Ltd.

Government of Canada and New Brunswick invests in Local Tire Company.

January 17, 2013 Edmundson, NB.

The honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophone), and the Honourable Madeleine Dube, Minister of Social Development, announced its investment in the firm Provincial Bandag Tires Ltd.

“Our investment in Provincial Bandag Tires Ltd. is a positive stop in the economy. This project is about helping a company that is determined to grow its business and build its future in Northern New Brunswick. By supporting projects like these, we are investing in the future of Madawaska, making it a better place to live, work and raise a family” said Minister Valcourt.

The Federal government provided a $136,010 repayable contribution to the firm. The Province of New Brunswick is investing $71,000. The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) is providing up to $99,000. Provincial Bandag Tires Ltd. is also investing $98,136 towards the project. The combined federal and provincial investment will help the company acquire and implement new computer software, which will increase efficiency and modernize the plant.

Provincial Bandag Tires Ltd is a family business established in 1972. The company specialises in retreading heavy transport tires, as well as installation and repair services for all types of tires. “Today’s investment will permit a local company to seek greater opportunities by modernizing its facility,” said Dubé, on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud.

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