FedDev Ontario and partners to support nearly 23,000 Ontario businesses to go digital

Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, announced that the Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA), the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA), Communitech, Invest Ottawa and the Toronto Region Board of Trade will receive a combined $50 million Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) investment through FedDev Ontario. The Government of Ontario is contributing an additional $7.65 million to support this project.

Working together, these key partners will deliver targeted supports to over 22,900 small- and medium-sized businesses across Ontario to embrace digital technologies as we increasingly shift to online solutions. This investment will also create jobs for more than 1,400 students.