Government of Canada investment helps Atikameksheng Anishnawbek complete detailed design plan for a business park.
Sudbury, ON — Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario — FedNor - The residents and businesses of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek are one step closer to accessing new growth and job opportunities thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $220,643. The FedNor funding will enable the community to complete design and engineering plans for a proposed light industrial/commercial park to be located on reserve land, 19 kilometres west of downtown Sudbury on the shores of Lake Panache.
Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor.
Atikameksheng Anishnawbek will hire a project manager to work with the engineers, organizing community consultations on designs, developing governance and leasing policies and processes, and working with potential tenants. Currently, the community has limited commercial space available for new or expanding private or community-owned enterprises.Source : Government of Canada