PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA- Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, Tony Clement, congratulated local stakeholders for their hard work in helping to bring federal investments in broadband and business development to the region today.
“I salute the hard work of all the community and business leaders who helped make these investments a reality. In the more than 12 years that I have served as Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, it has been my privilege to work alongside these community and business leaders and advocate on their behalf in Ottawa,” said Clement.
The federal funds will help build-out Internet services for Wasauksing First Nation and several institutions across the region. FedNor funding of $250,000 was also announced today for the Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations for a land- and asset-management database.
Several investments and repayable loans were also announced on Tuesday at the Muskoka Airport, including $2 million to Muskoka Futures to assist entrepreneurs in Muskoka looking to start a business or take their existing businesses to the next level.