October 7, 2014

Federal government loans money to hemp-processing facility expansion

Manitoba Co-operator
When Shaun Crew stepped up to the podium to accept a sizable loan from the federal government for Hemp Oil Canada’s new processing facility, it was fitting the president and CEO wore hemp pants. And hemp shoes. And even hemp socks, he confessed later.
Ted Falk, MP for Provencher, announced the $4.6 million of repayable funding on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Sept. 26. The investment is through the government’s Growing Forward 2 program.

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