December 2017 -CFDC Invests In MPiQC !

On November 30th, 2017, we were proud to be awarded $100K as part of the Eastern Ontario development program’s Collaborative Economic Development Projects (CEDP) stream by Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC). One of five recipients, MPiQC’s CEO, Claude  Girard,stood proudly with the other four enterprises (Food Cycle Science, Xplornet Communication, Ottawa Aviation Services & Ross Video) in accepting the award. The initial investment should spur further private investment of close to $1.9M and help create 85 new jobs cumulatively. “These are outstanding examples of businesses flourishing in eastern Ontario (and in some cases) becoming global players,” Wendy Curtis, executive director of the CFDC, said, talking about the sense of a “Renaissance” for business in the region in recent years, “The ($500,000 investment)