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Thunder Bay CEDC relaunches funding program for Indigenous entrepreneurs

Thunder Bay CEDC relaunches funding program for Indigenous entrepreneurs

Program geared to entrepreneurs looking to start, expand, buy an existing business
Six Northwestern Ontario First Nations funded for multi-purpose centres

Six Northwestern Ontario First Nations funded for multi-purpose centres

Patty Hajdu announced nearly $3.8 million in FedNor funding
Scholarship will benefit Indigenous trades students

Scholarship will benefit Indigenous trades students

Students in 24 qualifying communities are eligible for $10,000 bursary
Zinc mine builder willing to share benefits with First Nation

Zinc mine builder willing to share benefits with First Nation

Metallum Resources signs agreement with Pays Plat First Nation
Duchesnay Creek Bridge wins project of the year

Duchesnay Creek Bridge wins project of the year

The Ontario Works Association declares Nipissing span as one of the best builds of 2021
New grants advance Matawa First Nations' fibre-optic project

New grants advance Matawa First Nations' fibre-optic project

Over 1,000 kilometres of fibre are being installed as part of ongoing Rapid Lynx initiative
New Gold's Rainy River Mine is a big spender in the northwest

New Gold's Rainy River Mine is a big spender in the northwest

Open-pit gold operator pumps $122 million into Northern Ontario economy
National Indigenous economic strategy to be released

National Indigenous economic strategy to be released

Lending agencies call for greater access to capital, improvements to community infrastructure
<updated>Jobs of the Future:</updated> Water operators are ‘heroes’ behind the scenes

Jobs of the Future: Water operators are ‘heroes’ behind the scenes

Work is ongoing to eliminate boil water advisories and ensure safe water supply across the province
NAN calls on new Ford government to prioritize Ontario’s relationship with First Nations

NAN calls on new Ford government to prioritize Ontario’s relationship with First Nations

Election 'lacked any substantive conversation about First Nations,' says Grand Chief Derek Fox