Solar Panel Company To Add 300 Jobs In Canada

Canadian Solar Inc. is opening a manufacturing plant in Guelph, Ont., and says that will create at least 300 jobs.

KITCHENER, Ont. (CP) -- A Kitchener-based solar panel maker is opening a manufacturing plant in Guelph, Ont.

Canadian Solar Inc. will announce the location of its new Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in Ontario during a news conference in Guelph on Wednesday morning.

The company says it will create at least 300 jobs when it unveils the facility.

It's estimated the plant will cost up to $24 million.

Ontario's Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid is expected to attend the event.

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