The Ontario government is investing more than $865,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) in two projects in the Village of Sundridge. This investment will improve municipal infrastructure, expand business operations and create employment.
“This investment demonstrates our government’s commitment to the residents of small-town Ontario,” said Graydon Smith, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka. “We’re strengthening access to high-quality local health care and creating jobs across Almaguin. Our government remains committed to ensuring rural areas and small towns throughout the Parry Sound region have access to the supports and resources they deserve.”
The NOHFC is funding the following projects:
- $744,567 for the Village of Sundridge to renovate and modernise the Sundridge & District Medical Centre to improve operational efficiencies, meet current accessibility, health and safety standards, and prolong the life of the facility.
- $121,320 for Tim Bryson Forestry Services to purchase equipment and upgrade facilities to increase production capacity.
“Our government is focused on creating good jobs, strengthening local economic development, and supporting business expansions across the North,” said Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern Development. “Together with our northern partners, our government continues to make Sundridge strong, healthy and vibrant.”
The NOHFC promotes economic prosperity across Northern Ontario by providing financial assistance to projects—big and small, rural and urban—that stimulate growth, job creation and skills development. Since June 2018, the NOHFC has invested more than $639 million in 5,265 projects in Northern Ontario, leveraging more than $2 billion in investment and creating or sustaining over 8,420 jobs.