Backgrounder: The Government of Canada invests more than $1.1 million in four projects to support business growth in Cumberland and Colchester counties 

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $1.1 million in four projects to support business growth in Cumberland and Colchester counties.  

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL MEDIA
CONTACT
Access Labels 2223134 Nova Scotia Limited, operating as Access Labels, will purchase automated digital printing and coating equipment, which will enable the company to expand its product lines and capacity for both foreign and domestic markets. The project will create a minimum of 3 full time jobs.  $750,000 (repayable) Paul Carr
Owner & General Manager
Access Labels
902-667-0278
paul.carr@accesslabels.com
Cape d'Or Sustainable Seafoods Cape d’Or Sustainable Seafoods will purchase an oxygen generator to reduce reliance on liquid oxygen from external suppliers at their Advocate grow out facility. The oxygen generator will also reduce financial losses from fish mortality. This project will maintain 20 jobs. $160,000 (repayable) Forrest Merlin
President & CEO
Cape d’Or Sustainable Seafoods
902-899-7759
meraqua@capedor.co
Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office  Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office will develop a strategy and support tools to increase employment and business opportunities for Mi’kmaq people in Nova Scotia. This project will create one short-term job.  $127,626 (non-repayable)  Crystal Dorey
Director of Communications
Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn/Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative
902-843-3880
cdorey@mikmaqrights.com
Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture The Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture is seeking to foster a culture of continuous improvement and will engage members to help improve products, services, and internal processes. There will be five tiers of support ranging from awareness sessions to customized, in-depth consultations. This project will maintain one job.  $86,423
(non-repayable)
Katherine Tuttle
Communications Coordinator
Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture
902-893-2293
ktuttle@nsfa-fane.ca
TOTAL   $1,124,049  

Contacts

Marianne Blondin
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Official Languages and of the
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Marianne.Blondin@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

Chris Brooks
Communications Director
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
902-830-3839
Chris.Brooks@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

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