Posts Tagged ‘Michael Gravelle Minister of Northern Development and Mines’

Ontario Helping Create Jobs and Growth in Northern Television Industry

Ontario Helping Create Jobs and Growth in Northern Television Industry

Province Supporting NBCUniversal Production to Boost Local Economy Ontario is helping strengthen and diversify the economy and create good jobs for people in the North by supporting the rapidly-growing television production sector. Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, made [Read more]

Greenstone Celebrates Grand Opening of Beardmore Multi-Purpose Centre

Greenstone Celebrates Grand Opening of Beardmore Multi-Purpose Centre

GREENSTONE, ON – Area dignitaries and citizens were on hand today (Nov.12.2015) to celebrate the official Grand Opening of the Beardmore Multi-Purpose Centre. The building houses a community Library, Health Centre, Community Room, and a Municipal Office. “Congratulations to Greenstone and [Read more]

Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project

Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project

Funding Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is investing in new energy infrastructure in the Far North that will link solar and wind power to the Fort Severn First Nation’s existing diesel-generating stations. Through the province’s Northern Ontario [Read more]

Construction of New Nipigon River Bridge Moving Forward

Construction of New Nipigon River Bridge Moving Forward

  Another Stretch of Four-Lane Highway About to Open The Ontario government is continuing to invest in highway infrastructure across Northern Ontario, supporting economic growth and creating jobs.  “I am incredibly pleased with the progress we are continuing to see on the Highway 11/17 [Read more]

Ontario Taking Steps to Improve Mining Safety

Ontario Taking Steps to Improve Mining Safety

Province Acts on Initial Findings from Mining Safety Review Ontario is improving the health and well-being of workers in the province’s underground mines by acting on its advisory group’s early work. “As one of the top mining jurisdictions in North America, our government fully [Read more]

Confederation College Celebrates the Grand Opening of OPG BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre

Confederation College Celebrates the Grand Opening of OPG BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre

THUNDER BAY, ON – Confederation College officially opened the Ontario Power Generation BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre (OPG-BLRC) yesterday as part of BioEconomy Week.  Partners, supporters and community members were on hand for the opening and had the opportunity to participate in a [Read more]

Ontario Establishes Ring Of Fire Infrastructure Development Corp.

Ontario Establishes Ring Of Fire Infrastructure Development Corp.

Province Supporting Growth in the North Ontario has taken another step to drive progress in the Ring of Fire region, delivering on its July 3, 2014 commitment to establish a development corporation within 60 days.  With headquarters to be located in Thunder Bay, the ROF Infrastructure Development [Read more]

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Drivers Safe Drivers who live in northern Ontario can now put on studded tires earlier and keep them on longer, providing motorists with more options to stay safe during severe or extended winter weather. Northern Ontario residents can now use studded tires [Read more]

First Nation Begins Land Use Planning Process

First Nation Begins Land Use Planning Process

Webequie and Ontario Working Together on a Community-Based Land Use Plan Webequie First Nation has become the fourth community in the Ring of Fire area to reach an agreement with Ontario to work together on a community-based land use plan. “We’re looking forward to working in partnership with [Read more]

Ontario Helping Thunder Bay Become a Centre for Advanced Medical Research

Ontario Helping Thunder Bay Become a Centre for Advanced Medical Research

Creating Jobs, Strengthening Health Care in Northern Ontario THUNDER BAY, ON – Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute today, where she announced that the government will help it expand its patient-centred health care research and create 29 new jobs. “Our [Read more]

Supporting Economic Development in Algoma-Manitoulin Region

Supporting Economic Development in Algoma-Manitoulin Region

Ontario Creating Jobs, Strengthening Northern Economy Ontario is helping to build a stronger, more diverse northern economy while creating jobs in the Algoma-Manitoulin area. With $4.3 million in support from the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation(NOHFC), seven projects [Read more]

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Premier Joins First Nations Chiefs to Formalize Regional Framework Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Matawa member First Nations Chiefs were in Thunder Bay yesterday, where they joined Matawa community members, to officially celebrate the recent signing of a landmark regional framework agreement to [Read more]

Ontario Enhancing Job-Skills Programs for First Nations Communities

Ontario Enhancing Job-Skills Programs for First Nations Communities

Ontario Supporting Careers in Ring of Fire, Other Mining Developments Ontario is investing in training programs that will support jobs and improve the quality of life for First Nations communities near the Ring of Fire.   “I’m extremely proud of the support our government continues to show for [Read more]

Transforming the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission

Transforming the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission

Ontario Investing in Northeastern Transportation Services and Infrastructure Ontario will continue to operate the motor coach, Polar Bear Express, rail freight, and refurbishment services of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) as a government-owned transportation company.  “I [Read more]

Ontario, First Nations to Work Together on Ring of Fire

Ontario, First Nations to Work Together on Ring of Fire

Historic Agreement to Move Ring of Fire Development Forward The Province of Ontario and Matawa-member First Nations are taking another step forward by reaching a landmark agreement that will ensure First Nation communities benefit from the proposed Ring of Fire development. The regional framework [Read more]

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