Minister talks local economy with Niagara leaders

The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev), visited Brock on Wednesday, Aug. 30 to join Brock President and Vice-Chancellor Lesley Rigg, local Members of Parliament and economic leaders in a roundtable discussion led by Tim Kenyon, Brock's Vice-President, Research. The Minister learned about the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses, industry and communities across the Niagara region and discussed the role FedDev can play in supporting the local economy.