Residents of Bracebridge and Huntsville will benefit from the installation of fibre optic cable, thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund. This project will include the installation of fiber optic cable in Bracebridge and Huntsville, improving web access for residents, businesses and visitors.
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, announced that an Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named in honour of Lieutenant Frédérick Rolette, a Canadian-born officer and naval hero of various actions, ashore and afloat, during the War of 1812, including command of the ship General Hunter.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a significant expansion of Rouge National Urban Park which is located in the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario. He was joined by Members of Parliament from the Durham and Greater Toronto Area.
The Government of Canada announces funding, for the construction of a multifunctional deep water terminal at the Port of Quebec, from the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund. The project will enhance economic growth and contribute to Canada’s international competitiveness.
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Durham announced funding of up to $26.9 million for the new Centre of Advanced Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CARIE) building under the New Building Canada Plan, in Ontario. This project will provide much needed academic, entrepreneurial and research spaces on the UOIT campus.
Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced infrastructure investments totalling more than $16 million in Pukaskwa National Park and Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site in Northern Ontario.
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