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Minister Garneau announces investment in support of Quebec and Ontario steel workers

Christian Fernsby |
Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, visited the Heico Canada facility in Marieville, Quebec, to announce a major new investment in the facility.

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Through the Strategic Innovation Fund, the government is investing $18 million as part of a $50.7-million project that will create 86 jobs and maintain 1,308 more at Heico facilities in Marieville, Quebec, L'Orignal, Ontario, and Ingersoll, Ontario.

The project will enable Heico Canada to diversify its product mix and supply the market with more high-quality, value-added wire and wire rod products, while decreasing its greenhouse gas emissions.

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