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Responsive Advancement for Meat Processing (RAMP) Program
Management Training Request for Proposals

The Responsive Advancement for Meat Processing (RAMP) Program is for northern Ontario abattoirs and free-standing meat processing plants, supported by FedNor (Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario).  RAMP is a comprehensive approach to the sector that provides advisory support, expert consulting, and funding for eligible projects. The RAMP Program is in response to the continuing high demand from consumers and farmers for locally sourced meat. 

The RAIN is seeking qualified trainers to deliver a training program for managers of meat processing businesses (free-standing meat plants and abattoirs). The training would support employees and business successors gain knowledge in food safety, traceability, employee engagement, human resource management, continuous quality improvement, occupational health & safety, and financial management. Management training would be conducted in an accessible online format taking place on weekday evenings over several weeks in Winter 2022-23.

Deadline for submission

Proposals are due no later than September 9, 2022 – 5:00 pm EST.  Send submissions by email to David Thompson, RAIN Manager, dthompson@ssmic.com – (705) 942-7927 x3027