Grants and Contributions:
As result of this project, Boreal will own a fully automated pre-rolling machine that will help it develop a new high-potential product and improve its bottom line. This project is expected to create 2 local positions in the short term, specifically 1 full-time position for the operation of the machine, and two part-time positions for packagining pre-rolls. Once fully operational, Boreal will be employing 12-15 full-time and 15-20 part-time employees, representing a significant source of employment in Yellowknife.
Inclusive Diversification and Economic Advancement in the North (IDEANorth) makes foundational investments in economic infrastructure, sector development and capacity building to help position Northerners in the territories to take advantage of Canada's innovation economy. The IDEANorth program focuses on four priority areas: economic growth and sector development; business scale-up, productivity and innovation; small-scale economic infrastructure development; and foundational economic infrastructure.