FedNor announces $13M for Indigenous-led initiatives across the North

August 12, 2020
The Government of Canada has announced a $13M FedNor investment for 22 projects supporting new jobs and growth for Indigenous communities, businesses, and organizations across Northern Ontario. The funded projects include the funds for equipment for the Seven Generations Education Institute’s main campus and satellite campuses, development of a central multiplex that will be used for cultural events and training at Ojibway Nation of Saugeen, and development of a business plan for the Weengushk Film Institute. “We are pleased to partner with the Government of Canada, through FedNor, to enable our communities to effectively plan and strengthen their economies and help a new generation of entrepreneurs take root and flourish right here in the North,” said Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Chair Arlene Meekis. The Sudbury Star | Canada | Canada (National)