Posted December 10, 2014
Brick Brewing awarded $358K in government funding
Kitchener, ON – Brick Brewing Co. and the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure today announced the Kitchener brewer would receive a grant of $357,959 as part of the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.
The grant will help increase efficiency and production with an expansion that will create 10 new jobs and retain 112 jobs in Kitchener, according to the announcement.
Brick Brewing Co. is the largest Canadian-owned brewery in Ontario, and also produces its craft beer line under the Waterloo Brewing Co. banner.
“I’m pleased that our government continues to make strategic partnerships with local businesses and communities through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund. These partnerships make sense, and provide good value for Ontario taxpayers. With this announcement, we are helping Brick Brewing grow its business, create new jobs, and add economic opportunities to the Kitchener area,” said Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.