“Painful”: Cabinet Pays To Move Jobs To China, Mexico

Cabinet paid millions in grants to Canadian manufacturers to move production and jobs overseas in the name of foreign aid, documents show. International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino refused Blacklock’s interview requests. Fantino’s office said it never heard of the grant scheme, the Industrial Cooperation Program. Newly-released records show, in one case, it paid an Ontario manufacturer $450,000 to “establish ourselves in Mexico so we can offer lower costs.”

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