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Empowering Indigenous Growth: Canada Invests in Whitesand First Nation’s Economic Future

By District Energy posted 05-16-2024 06:03




The Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, FedNor, has taken a further step to empower the economic development of Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario.

Today, Minister of Indigenous Services and FedNor, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, who also serves as the Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Superior North, announced a strategic investment of $758,150 to boost the bioeconomy center of Whitesand First Nation.

This financial boost aims to enhance the community’s self-sufficiency and economic resilience by funding the development of a bioeconomy center that includes several innovative projects: Sagatay Cogeneration Ltd., Sagatay Wood Pellets, and Sagatay Wood Merchandising Yard.

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