Projects in Berens River 1st Nation

Investing in Infrastructure Projects in Berens River 1st Nation

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Berens River – Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister for CanNor and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services, announced more than $31.6M in funding for four infrastructure projects in the Berens River area. More …

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$500,000 offered for economic development in Nunavut communities

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Funding to support entrepreneurs in remote Northern communities hoping to grow or start their own business Iqaluit, Nunavut – Small businesses are crucial to the economic success of Nunavut. Sectors including mining, fisheries, construction, the arts, and tourism are key contributors to the local economy and providing jobs. Too often, local entrepreneurs face barriers in expanding or starting their own …

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New Centre Flavie building receives $500,000 to increase capacity

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New Centre Flavie building receiving $500,000 in federal funding to increase capacity and meet community needs in Winnipeg Winnipeg – Centre Flavie has been a staple in the Saint Boniface community for over 40 years. Their mission is to provide comfort and support to those in need of support by distributing no cost material goods. Today, at the grand opening of …

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$234,000 for enhancing local infrastructure, grow economy 

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Funding for two sports and recreation initiatives supports opportunities for healthy living, community building and local economic growth  Whitehorse – Shared public spaces in villages, towns and cities are at the heart of communities across Canada. Main streets, downtown cores, community and cultural centres, farmers’ markets, libraries, outdoor spaces and other public places draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting …

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Helping revitalize Mackenzie Delta reindeer herd

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Ottawa – While in Inuvik, Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $383,000 through the Northern Isolated Community Initiatives (NICI) Fund supporting a two-year project led by the Inuvialuit Community Economic Development Organization (ICEDO) to help revitalize the Mackenzie Delta reindeer herd. This announcement followed …

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$1.2m to develop community museum in Yellowknife

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CanNor funding supports the expansion and improvements of the Yellowknife Historical Society’s Community Museum and Interpretive Centre Yellowknife – Museums and heritage places are spaces where a region’s history and culture can be shared for the benefit of visitors and residents alike. They are strong regional economic contributors, driving new interest and improving the experience of tourists who want to …

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Supporting Canada’s supply chain

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Winnipeg  – The Government of Canada is committed to addressing climate change, improving Canada’s railways, and strengthening trade corridors, which support our supply chains, help grow our economy, and create good, middle-class jobs. Minister of Transport,Omar Alghabra, announced $4.4 million in funding under the National Trade Corridors Fund for a study to understand the current and future conditions of permafrost …

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$560,000 to promote strong recovery, future growth in  Yukon

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Funding for four tourism initiatives will support dynamic and accessible experiences for visitors, while creating good jobs for Northerners Whitehorse – Yukon tourism organizations and operators are working hard to recover from the impacts of the pandemic and find new approaches to delivering world-class experiences that tell the stories of the territory and what makes it such a special place …

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$4.5M investment in Yukon innovation, entrepreneurship

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Whitehorse – A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they adapt, grow, and move forward from the pandemic. Businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on technological innovation and clean growth to create the workforce of the future. Across the territories, Northern and Indigenous partners are building a path forward through creativity, collaboration and determination. …