The Governments of Canada and Quebec Contribute to Fortress Xylitol's $33M Project

 Thurso, July 11, 2018 – The Government of Canada is providing $10.4 million and the Government of Quebec nearly $7 million to Fortress Xylitol for the construction in Thurso of a demonstration plant to test an innovative process for   making xylitol. Total project cost is over $33 million.

Government of Canada invests in world-leading clean technology innovations

Minister Bains announces $26.3-million investment in clean technology with the potential to transform industries

May 30, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario

International Women’s Forum mentor honoured with APEGA Summit Award

Edmonton – Leah Lawrence, P.Eng., was recognized with the Centennial Leadership Award by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) at the Summit Awards in Edmonton last night.

A mentor with International Women’s Forum (IWF) and Ernst & Young Women Athletes Business Network, and Ottawa chapter chair of IWF Canada, Lawrence supports women’s leadership locally and globally.

Government of Canada Invests in Cutting-Edge Clean Technology

Minister Bains announces a $14.1-million investment in Canadian clean tech companies that will create middle-class jobs

April 11, 2018 – Mississauga, Ontario – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canadians will benefit from a healthier environment, more sustainable communities and new business opportunities across Canada thanks to $14.1 million in federal funding for clean technology development.

Investing in Canada’s clean tech ecosystem will promote effective mining waste management while reducing greenhouse gases

Minister Bibeau announces $1.2 million to help a Thetford Mines company develop new technologies that will improve mining operations and produce cleaner ore

January 24, 2018 – Thetford Mines, Quebec

A more economical and environmentally friendly approach to capturing arsenic waste from mining operations may soon be developed thanks to an investment in new clean technologies from the Government of Canada.

Investing in Ontario’s clean tech industry will improve energy efficiency and cut greenhouse gases

Minister Hussen announces $9.5 million for two Toronto companies to develop new solar power and energy grid technologies

November 24, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario


Thanks to Government of Canada investments in the development of new clean technologies, Canadians could have greater access to less expensive energy-efficient solar power cells and innovative energy storage capability.

Investing in Quebec’s clean tech industry to help Canadian farmers grow more crops

MP Lambropoulos announces $2.5 million for Montreal company to develop natural fertilizer

November 15, 2017 – Montreal, Quebec – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada


Canadian families could have access to healthier crops thanks to a Government of Canada investment in the  development of a new clean technology aimed at decreasing the need for man-made fertilizers.

Supporting Quebec’s clean technology industry benefits Canadians and creates jobs

MP Marc Miller announces $2.2 million for Montréal company to develop technology for wireless communications devices

November 14, 2017 – Montréal, Quebec – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canadians could be using their mobile devices for much longer without draining the battery thanks to a Government of Canada investment in a new clean technology aimed at dramatically reducing the energy needed to power wireless devices.