December 19, 2014 – North Bay – Industry Canada/FedNor
Member of Parliament Jay Aspin (Nipissing—Timiskaming), on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), today announced an investment by the Harper Government to bolster tourism and create economic development opportunities throughout the region.
The investment of $1,105,753 will support three strategic initiatives that will benefit the people, businesses and communities in the Nipissing–Timiskaming and Parry Sound regions. Specifically, the funding will be used to complete renovations to North Bay's Memorial Gardens, enable the creation of a youth internship and assist with the delivery of two youth entrepreneurship programs in the Nipissing and Parry Sound regions (see attached information sheet).
Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
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