CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 24, 2015) - Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario)
FedDev Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear delivered a keynote address today at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, where he highlighted the Harper Government's latest initiatives in Economic Action Plan 2015 to balance the budget, support small businesses and manufacturers, support Canadian families and reduce taxes for Canadians.
Minister Goodyear outlined that Economic Action Plan 2015 includes key measures to strengthen Canada's economy by supporting small business, including:
In Budget 2015, the Government of Canada also demonstrated its continued commitment to help families and communities prosper.
Minister Goodyear also hosted two roundtables and met with local stakeholders to discuss the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector and investing in and supporting early-stage Canadian companies.
"Our Government is delivering on its promise to balance the budget and build a stronger, healthier economy. The Economic Action Plan 2015 outlines a number of excellent initiatives designed to strengthen and support our small businesses and manufacturers and generate significant job growth."
- The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for FedDev Ontario.
"The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host Minister Goodyear this morning as he expanded on the Governments budget, Economic Action Plan 2015, released on April 21st. We were pleasantly surprised with the great support for small business through tax savings, and business in general with incentive programs designed to assist businesses investing in themselves. And the Futurepreneur program to support our innovative young entrepreneurs with start-up capital, learning tools and mentorship to help them turn their ideas and dreams into reality. A budget that touches every sector and demonstrates commitment and support to grow our businesses here and abroad. "
- Greg Durocher, President and CEO of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce