FedNor grants for Elliot Lake and Wiikwemikoong

The City of Elliot Lake and Wiikwemikoong are receiving FedNor dollars.
In a release, the federal government will provide the City of Elliot Lake $63,000 to hire an intern to implement the community’s strategic planning and tourism projects.
Over $359,000 has also been earmarked to plan and construct a multi-use waterfront development area to improve access to local tourism operators.
The Wiikwemikoong Development Corporation is also receiving a grant for just over $611,000 to support phase one of the Point Grondine Eco-Park Development.
A further $75,000 will support an Indigenous Culinary Tourism experience, including an outdoor kitchen.
In all, FedNor is providing $7.6-million to support 36 tourism initiatives led by communities, businesses and organizations in Northern Ontario.

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