MP Sheehan & Minister Hajdu to announce FedNor investments for innovation, tourism and agri-food initiatives in Sault Ste. Marie area 

Media advisory

Sault Ste. Marie, ON, January 18, 2023 —Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor will announce funding to support innovation, tourism and agri-food projects in the Sault Ste. Marie area. They will be joined by David Thompson, Director of the Rural Agri-Innovation Network initiative, Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, and Dr. Ron Common, President of Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology.

MP Sheehan, Minister Hajdu, and event participants will be available for questions from the media following the announcement.

Funding Announcement


Thursday, January 19, 2023


9:30 a.m.


Sault College, School of Engineering in B wing (down the hall from B1170)   

443, Northern Ave.                                                                       

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Note to Media:

Park in the daily parking lot at Health and Wellness entrance off Willow Avenue. Make your way to the Health and Wellness building where Rachel MacDonald, Sault College Corporate Communications Coordinator, will escort you to the announcement space.

A map showing the event location is attached for your convenience. 


Andrew MacKendrick

Office of the Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor

Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario       

Media Relations

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