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28 Indigenous-owned businesses receive new Hydro One Business Grant in partnership with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Hydro One announced the 28 recipients of the Hydro One Business Grant. As many businesses continue to face financial challenges associated with the lasting impacts of the pandemic, these new grants will provide direct financial support to Indigenous-owned businesses. The CCAB and Hydro One congratulate recipients of the Hydro One Business Grant and recognize the hard work and dedication of all applicants for continuing to serve their communities and keep their employees safe, while facing the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are 8 recipients have been awarded a $7,500 grant and a CCAB membership at level 2 grants and 20 recipients have been awarded a $2,500 grant and a CCAB membership at level 1 grants.

"Congratulations to all recipients of the Hydro One business grant," said Tabatha Bull, President & CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. "CCAB has continued to work to su
pport Indigenous businesses through the unique struggles that the COVID-19 pandemic has created and are grateful to Hydro One for their commitment and continued support of Indigenous business in Ontario."

"Hydro One is proud to partner with the CCAB to invest in the success of Indigenous-owned businesses, who play a critical role in our economy and have worked hard to persevere through the pandemic," said Jason Fitzsimmons, Chief Corporate Affairs and Customer Care Officer, Hydro One. "These grants are part of our commitment to empower and support Indigenous businesses and the economy by increasing our annual Indigenous procurement spend. We will continue to leverage our unique position in the province and the reach of our network to further reconciliation and nurture respectful, positive and mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous communities. We thank all applicants and congratulate and celebrate all grant recipients."

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Hydro One announced the 28 recipients of the Hydro One Business Grant. As many businesses continue to face financial challenges associated with the lasting impacts of the pandemic, these new grants will provide direct financial support to Indigenous-owned businesses. The CCAB and Hydro One congratulate recipients of the Hydro One Business Grant and recognize the hard work and dedication of all applicants for continuing to serve their communities and keep their employees safe, while facing the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are 8 recipients have been awarded a $7,500 grant and a CCAB membership at level 2 grants and 20 recipients have been awarded a $2,500 grant and a CCAB membership at level 1 grants.

"Congratulations to all recipients of the Hydro One business grant," said Tabatha Bull, President & CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. "CCAB has continued to work to support Indigenous businesses through the unique struggles that the COVID-19 pandemic has created and are grateful to Hydro One for their commitment and continued support of Indigenous business in Ontario."

"Hydro One is proud to partner with the CCAB to invest in the success of Indigenous-owned businesses, who play a critical role in our economy and have worked hard to persevere through the pandemic," said Jason Fitzsimmons, Chief Corporate Affairs and Customer Care Officer, Hydro One. "These grants are part of our commitment to empower and support Indigenous businesses and the economy by increasing our annual Indigenous procurement spend. We will continue to leverage our unique position in the province and the reach of our network to further reconciliation and nurture respectful, positive and mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous communities. We thank all applicants and congratulate and celebrate all grant recipients."