Greg Rickford

Investing in Community Enhancements in Dryden

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More than $447,000 provincial investment to complete recreational trail enhancements DRYDEN – The Ontario government is providing $447,891 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to the City of Dryden to complete trail enhancements along the riverfront Signature Trail in Dryden. This investment in local infrastructure will help boost economic growth, improve quality of life and build strong, healthy communities in northwestern …

Greg Rickford

Ontario Enhancing Community Life in Kenora

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$1.4 million provincial investment will strengthen cultural experiences and update community facilities KENORA – The Ontario government is providing more than $1.4 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to three projects in Kenora. These community investments will help boost economic growth, improve quality of life and build strong, healthy communities in Northwestern Ontario. “Our government is improving community infrastructure …

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Partnering with 3 Fires Nations to Boost Economy in Southwestern Ontario

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New Economic Opportunities Table to advance historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy projects WINDSOR – The Government of Ontario is partnering with Caldwell First Nation, the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation and the Three Fires Group to establish the Three Fires Nations-Ontario Southwestern Ontario Infrastructure and Economic Opportunities Table. This new joint table will advance billions of …

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Ontario Expanding McCausland Hospital Emergency Department

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$1 million provincial investment will redevelop infrastructure and expand emergency health services for local families TERRACE BAY — As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government is investing $1 million to modernize and expand North of Superior Healthcare Group’s McCausland Hospital site. This investment will support early planning for the hospital redevelopment, which will enhance emergency services …

Omar Alghabra

Providing additional funding to support essential air access

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Ottawa – As Canada works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, investments in our aviation industry help ensure it is well-positioned to recover from the impacts of the pandemic. Our airports and air carriers continue to play a crucial role in maintaining safety, security, and connectivity for travellers, workers and communities. Canada’s Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, Canada’s Minister of …

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Ontario Building A New Centre de santé communautaire de Timmins

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TIMMINS — As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government is investing over $10 million to build a new health care facility for the Centre de santé communautaire de Timmins (CSC Timmins). This new, dedicated site will bring together comprehensive health services under one roof to improve access to quality care for Francophone patients and families in …

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Ontario Investing in Corrections in the North

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THUNDER BAY — The Ontario government is transforming corrections in the North by investing $1.2 billion to build a new state-of-the-art Thunder Bay Correctional Complex, $96 million for expansion projects at the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre and Kenora Jail, and up to $5 million for a new Northern Attraction Incentive Program pilot to attract and retain corrections staff in the …

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Connecting Ontario’s Manufacturing Might with Critical Minerals in North

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NORTH BAY– The Northern Ontario Regional Technology Development Site (RTDS) will connect Ontario’s manufacturing might with Northern Ontario’s mining and mineral expertise, talent and leadership. It will provide Northern and electric vehicle (EV) businesses with the support they need to help build the next generation of low-carbon, autonomous, electric and connected vehicles. The Northern Site brings together post-secondary institutions, Regional …

Greg Rickford

Ontario Boosts Experimental Lakes Area Research

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$9.5 million investment for research facility supports transition to clean economy KENORA – The Ontario government is investing $9.5 million to support vital research in the Experimental Lakes Area—the only freshwater research facility of its kind in the world. “The Experimental Lakes Area is the world’s most important freshwater research facility,” said Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources …

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Strengthening Tourism, Recreation Sectors in Kenora & Rainy River

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$645,000 provincial investment will attract more visitors to the area KENORA – The Ontario government is providing more than $645,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to support five projects in the Kenora and Rainy River areas. This investment in recreation, tourism and culture will help boost economic growth, improve quality of life and build strong, healthy communities. “Investing in these …