Food Waste Reduction Challenge in Durham Region
As a part of the Food Policy for Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launched the Food Waste Reduction Challenge, in November 2020. Graze and Gather, a virtual farmers’ market based in the Kendal area of Durham Region, proposed structuring their online market as a circular wholesale system, and received a grant of $100,000! Farmer Dave Kranenburg is combining his new-found farming knowledge with his tech know-how to help his fellow farmers feed more Canadians and reduce food waste.
Learn more about Graze and Gather’s innovation.
Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) Research and Development Partnership Funds now open
OVIN programs support (SMEs) to develop, test and validate innovative technologies, and connect them with partners to advance the commercialization of products and solutions. Each fund focuses on different technologies: Electric Vehicle, Connected and Autonomous and Smart Mobility, and WinterTech Development.
Learn more about which stream is right for your business.
Project Arrow sparks international attention at world's largest tech show!
On January 5, when the Arrow made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, the global auto industry took notice. That’s because the concept vehicle is not only cool looking, but the all-electric, zero-emissions SUV comes loaded with the latest and greatest technology—from smart cabin control systems and wireless charging capabilities to multi-layered cybersecurity defences and health-monitoring software.
Read the story from Invest Ontario.
Oshawa’s many strengths are fueling interest in Northwood Business Park
As one of Canada’s fastest growing communities and a significant gateway to one of the largest economic centres in North America, Oshawa’s Northwood Business Park is rolling out the welcome mat at the right time. Broccolini and Panattoni Development Company, among others, are bringing the first industrial projects to Northwood Business Park.
Read the story in the National Post.
Local business Crave Doughnuts expands from Whitby to second location in Oshawa
Crave Doughnuts, the popular specially made doughnuts—cut, rolled, filled and dipped by hand—are now available at their new storefront in Oshawa at 1115 Wentworth Street West. Owners, Morais and Black, launched Crave back in March 2018 by renting space at Baking at its Best in Ajax. They then began selling the treats from Wednesday through Sunday each week, or until the 2,000 doughnuts sell out.
Read the full story at DurhamRegion.com.