ONTARIO AEROSPACE COUNCIL

Established in 1993, the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC), a not-for-profit organization, is comprised of over 200 member companies, representing over 70% of the Ontario aerospace industry employment base and spans all tiers, business activities and sizes.

Our purpose is to enhance recognition of Ontario’s capabilities as a leader in global aerospace markets and work together to build greater expertise to assure continued growth and prosperity. OAC fosters relationships between all stakeholders: industry, academia, researchers, governments and associations to gather and share industry intelligence, identify and facilitate funding as well as being an active catalyst for industry growth.

NEWS ON COVID-19

OAC shares Key Information Tools & Business Support programs from Government Partners in its new COVID-19 INFO web section (see above tab)

News on April 8, 2020:

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced temporary changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program that will help employers hire summer staff and provide young Canadians access to the jobs they need during this unprecedented time. This program will help create up to 70,000 jobs for youth between 15 and 30 years of age.

News on April 6, 2020:

Ontario Providing Relief for Remote Northern Property Taxpayers during COVID-19. The province announced today the deferring of provincial land tax payments for 90 Days.

NEWS on April 1, 2020:

Ontario Joins Forces with the Private Sector to Fight COVID-19. The Ontario government is launching a New $50 million Ontario Together Fund which will support the development of essential equipment and supplies. Visit the Ontario Together web portal.

NEWS on April 1, 2020:

Finance Minister Bill Morneau, the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, Mary Ng, and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, announced the details of the proposed Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.

NEWS on March 31, 2020:

The Government of Canada has signed new procurement agreements with Canadian companies Thornhill Medical, Medicom, and Spartan Bioscience to purchase and boost capacity to manufacture equipment and supplies including portable ventilators, surgical masks, and rapid testing kits. It has also signed letters of intent with five companies – Precision Biomonitoring, Fluid Energy Group Ltd., Irving Oil, Calko Group, and Stanfield’s – to produce additional test kits, hand sanitizer, and protective apparel including masks and gowns.

NEWS on March 27, 2020:

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced additional new measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic. These measures will help Canadian businesses protect the jobs that Canadians depend on, and pay their workers and bills during these difficult times.

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Calendar of Events more

2020-06-16 » 2020-06-18
Aerospace & Defence Meetings Sevilla 2020

2020-06-16 » 2020-06-18
CBAA 2020 Convention & Exhibition

2020-07-20 » 2020-07-24
CANCELLED: Farnborough International Airshow 2020

2020-08-11
NEW DATE: OAC Golf Tournament - August 11, 2020

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