Ontario (Canada) + India: Trade Agreements Worth Over $240 Million and More Than 150 High-Value Jobs to Be Created in Ontario

The following video presents Ontario Business Mission to India:

Image Courtesy of Ontario Government
Image Courtesy of Ontario Government

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne recently concluded her trade mission (February 1 – 5, 2016) in India.

  • Premier Wynne signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with five Indian states during the mission. These agreements will make it easier for the regions to work together in areas of mutual interest.
  • Ontario has International Trade and Investment Offices in Mumbai and New Delhi that can help Indian companies do business in Ontario and provide information to Ontario businesses about opportunities in India.
Image Courtesy of Ontario Government
Image Courtesy of Ontario Government

Some Key Highlights of the Trade Mission

February 1

$98 Million in Agreements Announced on Day 1 of India Trade Mission

Ontario-based Novo Plastics announced it will start the production and sale of the world’s first plastic exhaust system in India.

  • This ground-breaking technology was made with support from the Ontario Innovation Demonstration Fund.

Ontario businesses and educational institutions announced several new partnerships in New Delhi, including: Continue reading “Ontario (Canada) + India: Trade Agreements Worth Over $240 Million and More Than 150 High-Value Jobs to Be Created in Ontario”

Black History Celebration Stamps Depicting Two Canadian Heroes

Black History Celebration Stamps of Two Canadian Heroes
Black History Celebration Stamps of Two Canadian Heroes

News Release

Feb. 1, 2011

Canada Post Celebrates Two Canadian Heroes

New stamps recognize the contributions Carrie Best and Fergie Jenkins have made to Canada’s culture and history

Ottawa, ON – Today, Canada Post issued two stamps to mark Black History Month and celebrate the stories, experiences and accomplishments of two remarkable Canadians: Carrie Best and Fergie Jenkins. The stamp designs combine recent pictures of Best and Jenkins with images from their past. A photograph of a more mature Jenkins is overlapped by an image of him on the pitcher’s mound. Best smiles warmly in her portrait opposite an image of herself reading the newspaper she established.

“Carrie Best was a tenacious crusader who fought not only for her own rights, but also for the rights of other women and minorities throughout her trailblazing career. Baseball legend Fergie Jenkins’ hard work on and off the baseball field is well known throughout the world of sport,” says Jim Phillips, Director of Stamps Services at Canada Post.

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