Ontario Welcomes over $440,00 Manufacturing Investment

Bunkie Life Inc. will create nine new good-paying jobs in Rockwood

The Ontario government is supporting an investment of $6.9 million by Bunkie Life Inc. to boost local manufacturing and create nine new good-paying jobs. As part of this investment, the government is providing Bunkie Life Inc. with over $440,000 in funding through the Regional Development Program’s Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.

“Our government is building a strong Ontario and strengthening the economy by supporting key investments in communities like Rockwood,” said MPP Parm Gill. “Bunkie Life Inc.’s investment will grow local manufacturing and create more good-paying jobs for workers and families in Halton Region”.

Bunkie Life Inc. is investing $6.9 million to manufacture and build Bunkie Life kits. This exciting new project will help create nine new jobs.

Ontario is investing more than $100 million through the Regional Development Program from 2019 to 2023 to strengthen the advanced manufacturing sector and help meet regional needs. The program provides cost-shared funding to businesses, municipalities and economic development organizations to help local communities attract investment, diversify their economies, and create jobs.

Since 2019, Ontario has provided more than $81 million in support of 75 projects through the Regional Development Program, leveraging more than $860 million in new investments and helping to create more than 1,490 jobs in the province.

“Our government is proud to support local manufacturers across the province as they grow and create more good-paying jobs in their communities,” said Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. “Investing in these types of community-building projects will help us continue to build Ontario and strengthen the economy. We thank Bunkie Life Inc. for making a significant impact in their community and for contributing to our province’s dynamic and growing manufacturing sector.”