AGT, Rebellion tap into SLIM funding

Saskatchewan pulse processor AGT Foods and Ingredients is one of two Saskatchewan companies that will share in more than $800,000 in government grants furnished through the Saskatchewan Lean Improvements to Manufacturing (SLIM) program. Federal and provincial government officials announced in Regina Sept. 29 that AGT will receive $500,000 in SLIM funding to improve polishing, bagging […] Read more

Business group presses feds on innovation agenda

Agriculture Manufacturers of Canada hopes the Liberal government will fulfill a election pledge to support innovation in the agriculture sector. Prime minister Justin Trudeau promised during last year’s federal election campaign to spend $100 million a year for three years on the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), which is an innovation assistance program for small […] Read more