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Businesses in Midland, Christian Island, Orillia get funding from Hydro One
Four businesses in Simcoe County are among 28 in the province to receive Hydro One Indigenous Entrepreneurship Grants.
The grants, in partnership with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), were announced Wednesday during a ceremony at Fort William First Nation.
The local recipients are as follows:
Shop Métis Inc. ($7,500 grant and CCAB membership)
Shop Métis Inc., in Midland, is a Métis-owned, youth-led, family-run start-up “on a mission to become Canada’s leading Métis business amplifier,” Hydro One stated in a news release. “They’re making it fun and easy for Canadian consumers — including the half-a-million Métis citizens across Canada — to shop Métis for all their needs, with just a few easy clicks. Through their innovative Métis business finder and national Métis business directory, they’re creating a boundary-free marketplace for all things Métis.”
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