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FedNor invests over $2m in Greater Sudbury for EV Batteries

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FedNor funding to set the stage for Northern Ontario’s key role in the green economy Sudbury – Every stage of the critical mineral value chain presents an opportunity for Canada. In Northern Ontario, our mining industry produces many of the critical minerals needed to make the highly sought-after batteries that power electric vehicles. Driven by the clean-tech shift to reduce global …

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Over $29M for Sports, Recreation Projects in Nord-du-Québec Region

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Quebec City — The governments of Canada and Quebec are working together to provide Quebecers with access to safe and sustainable facilities that promote recreation and sports in our communities. Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, …

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Supporting Indigenous leadership in Quebec green energy sector

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Unceded Algonquin Territory – The participation of Indigenous Peoples in the green energy sector is a key component of Quebec’s and Canada’s energy transition. On the margins of the Economic Circle of Indigenous People and Quebec in Mashteuiatsh, Quebec, atty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Canada Economic Development for …

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$200m to support disaster recovery, climate resilience in BC

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada is working to strengthen and enhance climate adaptation and response measures across the country. The floods and wildfires in British Columbia last year demonstrated the devastating impacts that increasing extreme weather events due to climate change have. It is more important than ever to take decisive action to keep our communities safe and build …

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$8.7m to support tourism across Northern Ontario

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Ottawa – Canada’s tourism sector is an essential contributor to the Canadian economy. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector was generating $102 billion in annual economic activity, 1.8 million jobs and accounted for over two percent of GDP. However, the sector has been one of the hardest hit by the pandemic. During these challenging times, the Government of Canada …

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Anniversary of locating unmarked graves at Kamloops 

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Ottawa – The Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller; Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu; and the Minister of Northern Affairs, Daniel Vandal, issued the following statement today: “One year ago, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation shared with the world the tragic finding of unmarked burials around the former Kamloops Residential School. The news remains as overwhelming today as when …

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Investing in Pickle Lake’s economic development

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FedNor funding helps support businesses and is expected to maintain or create 15 jobs in Northwestern Ontario Pickle – Ensuring that all Canadians benefit from and experience the successes of our country is central to the  strength of our nation. That is why we are dedicated to supporting rural municipalities in building their local economies. Through Regional Development Agencies like FedNor, …

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Supporting Canadians Through 2022 Wildfire Season

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Vancouver- As wildfires become more common and more extreme, the Government of Canada is focused on keeping people safe while strengthening Canada’s long-term response. Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness; and Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development …

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Red Dress Day

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Ottawa – There is a national, toll-free 24/7 crisis call line providing mental health support for anyone who requires emotional assistance related to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. For assistance, call 1-844-413-6649. Support is also available through the MMIWG health and cultural support services. Support could include professional counselling with a focus on healing, emotional support such …

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Invest in businesses to rebound from effects of Covid-19

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More than $19 million in support to create up to 758  jobs in Northern Ontario Sudbury – The Government of Canada continues to do all that it can to provide support to those who need it the most during these challenging times. As one of Canada’s seven regional development agencies, FedNor is playing a vital role  in ensuring that Northern Ontario …