FedNor Money for the Township of Dubreuilville
$256,500 in Government of Canada support will help Dubreuilville to pursue economic opportunities
The residents and businesses of the Township of Dubreuilville will benefit from increased growth and job creation opportunities in the tourism, forestry and mining sectors thanks to a Government of Canada contribution of $256,500. The FedNor funding will enable the township to hire an economic development officer for a three-year period to help implement priorities identified the community’s strategic plans.
The funding was announced today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor.
Some of the officer’s responsibilities will include developing a plan to address projected labour shortages in the region, gearing up for increased mining activity, identifying available commercial and industrial land for development, and expanding the tourism sector through product development, research and marketing.
"Our government is committed to helping communities such as Dubreuilville compete in today’s global economy. This investment will lay the groundwork for growth and lead to increased business investment, job creation, and collaboration and partnerships among communities in the region."
- The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedNor
"We would like to acknowledge the Government of Canada’s support that will assist our community in charting a course toward success. We look forward to diversifying our economy, expanding markets and creating new job opportunities for residents in the area."
- Alain Lacroix, Mayor, Township of Dubreuilville
The funding announced today is provided through FedNor’s Northern Ontario Development Program, which supports projects that promote sustainable community economic development, enhance business development and growth, and facilitate innovation throughout the region.