TIMMINS-JAMES BAY CONTINUES TO SCORE INVESTMENTS

Charlie Angus says Timmins-JamesBay continues to succeed when it comes to federal government investments in the riding. In addition to 214 million in federal grants that came into Timmins-JamesBay over the past two years, FEDNOR has invested an additional 7 million dollars in 2013.

 

Angus says FEDNOR’s mandate is to encourage economic growth in the north and the region has many new projects coming onstream.

 

Timmins-James Bay is a centre for economic development in Ontario. It is good to see that we are getting strong federal investment in the region.”

 

Over the past year FEDNOR has invested in a variety of projects for the Timmins-James Bay such as 5.3 million dollars in Timmins, 55,000 in Matachewan, 700,000 in Cochrane, 573,000 in Kirkland Lake, 306,000 in Elk Lake, 281 in Thornloe, 22,000 in Englehart, 16,543 in Larder Lake, 98,000 in Iroquois Falls, and 320,000 in Moose Factory.

 

HIGHLIGHTS :

 

Timmins

200,000

Hollinger Park Upgrades

 

 

500,000

broadband and e-business services

 

1,200,000

Stratospheric Balloon Base

 

 

2,300,000

neonet, venture centre, great canadian kayak challenge and festival

 

1,189,419

northeast innovation and productivity centre

5,389,419

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matachewan

25,476

economic development

 

 

30,000

Sports Recreation Rinks

55,476

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moosonee

62 664

Town Hall Improvements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cochrane

700,000

40 lot commercial subdivision

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkland Lake

82,665

Kirkland Lake Curling Club

 

 

490,500

commercial development

573,165

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elk Lake

8,657

Elk Lake Community Centre

 

 

6,748

tent and trailer park

 

 

 

291,420

Eco Resource Centre

306,825

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thornloe

281,759

enhanced electrical service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Englehart

22,545

regional economic development strategy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Larder Lake

16,543

reconstruct and revitalize aging equipment at the fifth aenue communtiy playground

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iroquois Falls

98,500

Iroquois Falls Sports Complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moose Factory

320,000

Wakenagun Community Futures Development Corporation