Miller Announces Funding For Three Local Projects

Posted: 2018-12-04 08:10:28 By: hbr

Last Friday, Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka, announced three investments to help create jobs and prosperity in rural and Indigenous communities.

Miller made the announcement t at the Muskoka North Good Food Co-op in Huntsville which is receiving up to $100,000 in funding through the Rural Economic Development program to develop a multi-use commercial kitchen to serve as commercial space for value-add producers. The Township of Lake of Bays is receiving up to $72,490 for an economic development project that will include new municipal branding and a new website. And the Magnetawan First Nation is receiving up to $10,000 for a tourism development study.

Miller said “Our government is proud to support projects that help to grow jobs and open the doors to economic development in rural and Indigenous communities,”

“Rural Ontario has been ignored for too long,” said Hardeman. “These investments along with our commitment to cut red-tape will help create a strong future for our rural communities by boosting economic growth, creating jobs and ensuring they are great places to live and do business.”