Manufacturers say the federal budget contains measures worth $5 billion over five years to help them become more globally competitive
Some highlights include:
To give them a helping hand, Ottawa said it would extend or renew several initiatives including:
- Extending the Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance program for two years.
- Earmarking $920 million in additional funding over five years for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, dubbed FedDev Ontario, starting in 2014.
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