Ontario is investing in critical improvements to a sewage treatment and water distribution system, as well as local roadways, to create jobs and boost economic growth in Northwestern Ontario.
The following communities will receive support from the province to complete critical infrastructure upgrades:
These are four of 55 communities that will receive support from the province through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) to build and upgrade local infrastructure. Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges in the province’s history. To learn more about what’s happening in your community, go to: Ontario.ca/BuildON. Investing in municipal infrastructure is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.
“I am proud of our government’s on-going commitment to maintaining and developing infrastructure in our communities, while at the same time stimulating our local and regional economies and contributing to the overall health and well- being of our citizens. Infrastructure, especially as it pertains to transportation, water and wastewater management, will always be at the foundation of healthy and prosperous communities.
— Bill Mauro, MPP for Thunder Bay - Atikokan
“Our government is committed to improving roads, bridges and water infrastructure in rural Ontario. Today’s announcement demonstrates our government’s commitment to working with municipalities to address critical infrastructure needs in their communities. This important investment will help keep people moving, create jobs, boost our economy and improve the quality of life for residents of rural Ontario.”
— Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
“The upgrades to roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure made possible by the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund continue to lead to positive changes in our communities. We are proud to enable innovative projects that help spur local economic activity, create job opportunities for Ontarians and raise quality of life across the province.”
— Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure
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