Ontario antes up $580M for C&G therapy plant in Hamilton
In 2017, a plan that could use $252 million to transform the home of Ontario’s junior hockey team, the Hamilton Bulldogs, was outlined, but later recommended against by city staff.
Fast forward to this week, when it seems that no matter how important the Bulldogs are to the community, the government is making a bet that cell and gene therapy manufacturing could be even more important. Ontario’s government unveiled plans for a $580 million new cell and gene therapy manufacturing center set to be built just a 10-minute drive from the stadium. And the government is footing $40 million worth of the bill.
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