VAL D'OR, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 5, 2016) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

Mr. Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) and Minister responsible for CED, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, announced financial support that will enable ASDR Canada Inc. to bolster its marketing efforts for its products and services in South America.

The financial assistance announced today amounts to $300,000. It is awarded in the form of a repayable contribution under CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

CED is one of six regional development organizations under the responsibility of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.

Quick facts

  • ASDR Canada Inc., a growing amalgamation of companies, provides services in the fields of engineering, water treatment, mining equipment manufacturing and industrial project management.

  • ADSR Canada Inc. designed its own water treatment units and uses environmental technologies that are geared to the mining industry and that have a competitive effectiveness/price ratio. It focuses on innovation in order to provide value-added services in water treatment and industrial processes.

  • The funding awarded will enable the water treatment division of ASDR Canada Inc. to implement a marketing strategy in South America.


"The Government of Canada is staying true to its commitments and is helping companies that focus on innovation to expand and export their products and services so they can create high-quality jobs and ensure the health of the Canadian economy."

Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of ISED and Minister responsible for CED

"With the financial support from the Government of Canada, ASDR Canada is implementing a marketing strategy that targets South American markets, where we will be involved in large-scale international promotional activities and events for our products and services geared to the mining industry."

Stephen Authier, President of ASDR Canada Inc.

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