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It's a Bartolucci Christmas in Timiskaming-Cochrane

By: Northern Ontario Business staff

One million dollars from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) will get the pellets popping out of a new mill at KD Logging near New Liskeard and the creation of 15 jobs.

It's smooth sailing at Temagami Boat Manufacturing with $375,000 in funding to start a new aluminum boat fabrication business and 11 new jobs.

The sawdust will be flying out from new mill upgrades at Cheminis Lumber in Larder Lake thanks to $360,740 in provincial funding and the creation of five jobs.

In Cobalt, Leis Wood Products will keep whittling away at its wood shavings manufacturing business with $156,000 and five new jobs.

A jolt of excitement spread through K2D Technologies, an electrical engineering services business in Cochrane, when it received $92,500 to create three jobs.

Caviar is on the house at Johnny's Bait and Bites in Iroquois Falls after the news of a $42,500 cheque and one new job.

Nature called for S & S Services, a Cochrane bookkeeping services and portable toilet rental business, when $25,000 arrived to create two new jobs.

They're all thumbs at the Chiropractic Clinic in Kirkland Lake with $25,000 to create one new job.

There will be many restful sleeps at the Gold Country Motel and Restaurant (formerly the Gateway Inn) in Kirkland Lake with $23,500 and three more jobs.

The brainiacs at Thorne Design, a Sturgeon Falls marketing and creative services company, will go into overdrive with $12,000 and one new job.

F8 Digital Projects can better focus on its Kirkland Lake photography studio business with $5,687 in its camera bag.

“Northern Ontario has an abundance of talent entrepreneurs,” said Minister of Northern Development and Mines Rick Bartolucci, the chairman of NOHFC in a Dec. 18 release. “Our government is committed to helping them succeed by providing them with resources to take on the exciting challenges of launching a new business or expanded their operations.”

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