Ontario is helping a St-Albert business expand to offer farmers
an affordable and environmentally-friendly way to recycle deadstock.
A strong agri-food industry is part of the McGuinty government's
plan to create jobs and opportunities that will grow the province's
"The McGuinty government is committed to building a strong
and healthy livestock sector. By investing in this project, we
are enhancing our support for livestock producers, strengthening
our agri-food industry and growing our province's economy."
Mitchell, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
"This project is excellent news for farmers across Eastern
and Central Ontario. By partnering with Machabee, our government's
RED program is fulfilling its mandate to support the food processing
sector, revitalize communities, and improve access to skills training
- Jean-Marc Lalonde, Member of Provincial Parliament, Glengarry-Prescott-Russell
"This investment is great news for farmers here in Central
and Eastern Ontario, because it gives them a safe, affordable
outlet for disposing of their deceased livestock. We're thankful
that the Government of Ontario is helping us expand our business,
create new jobs and support local farmers."
- Guy Machabee, President, Machabee Animal Food Ltd.
- Ontario has invested more than $167 million in 418 projects
through the Rural Economic Development Program and generated
more than $1.2 billion in new economic activity.
- The agri-food industry contributes more than $33 billion to
the Ontario economy and employs about 700,000 people.