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 …

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 …

Greg Rickford

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 …

Greg Rickford Minister of Energy

Economic Development in Thunder Bay

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$18.7 million provincial investment will boost regional economy THUNDER BAY – The Ontario government is providing more than $18.7 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to 24 economic development projects in Thunder Bay. This investment is building a stronger Ontario by creating good-paying jobs, supporting critical infrastructure and improving quality of life in the Northwest. “As the largest city in …

Greg Rickford

Strengthening Community Infrastructure in Northwestern Ontario

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$216,000 provincial investment will strengthen communities in Kenora area KENORA – The Ontario government is providing $216,113 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to Pellatt United Firefighters (PUFF) to renovate and upgrade the firehall and Pellatt Community Centre building to better serve the community. PUFF offers both emergency services and community recreational services at the shared facility. These upgrades will ensure …

Greg Rickford Minister of Energy

Strengthening Northern Ontario’s Aviation Sector

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$340,000 provincial investment will create jobs in Kenora and across Northern Ontario KENORA – The Ontario government is providing $340,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to Forest Helicopters Inc. to build a new 8,000-square-foot hangar in Kenora. The company is a full-service aviation service provider with a fleet of aircraft capable of transporting passengers, materials and equipment for clients. This investment …

Lisa Thompson

Strengthens Agriculture, Forestry & Recreation Sectors

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$3.4 million provincial investment will create jobs and support economic growth in Kapuskasing KAPUSKASING – The Ontario government is providing more than $3.4 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to six projects in the agriculture, forestry and recreation sectors in Kapuskasing. The funding will be used to build and upgrade facilities, develop agricultural land and create good-paying jobs. These investments …

Northern Development Mines Natural Resources and Forestry

Strengthening Northern Forestry and Manufacturing Sectors

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More than $460,000 provincial investment fosters job creation and business expansion in Sturgeon Falls STURGEON FALLS – The Ontario government is providing more than $460,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to two forestry and manufacturing sector projects in Sturgeon Falls. This investment will go towards purchasing new equipment and upgrading facilities, and help to build a stronger Ontario by creating jobs, expanding …

Greg Rickford Minister of Energy

Ontario Increasing Economic Opportunity in Temiskaming Shores 

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$6.4 million provincial investment will strengthen regional economy The Ontario government is providing more than $6.4 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to 21 economic development projects to purchase equipment and upgrade facilities in the Temiskaming Shores area. This investment will help build a stronger Ontario by creating good-paying jobs, expanding business operations, supporting critical infrastructure and improving …