Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MP Francis Drouin presents Cassel Brewery with funding for $15,800. (Submitted photo)

Local brewery receives $15K in federal funding

The federal government has announced $15,800 in funding for local brewery, Cassel Brewery.

On October 11, Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, announced the funding at Cassel Brewery in Casselman on behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.

The government says these funds will create new jobs, help Cassel Brewery design and launch their new beer, and promote their products in new markets.

“Today’s announcement is a great example of how innovation is essential to economic growth. Cassel Brewery will be able to enhance and expand their selection, create jobs and grow the local economy.” said Drouin.

“This contribution to our local businesses is a good example of the economic growth potential in Prescott-Russell,” explained Éric Drouin, Chair of the Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation. “The FedDev Ontario investment, made through the Eastern Ontario Development Program, will have a direct impact on our job creation and the growth opportunities for Cassel Brewery Inc.”

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