Ontario Creating Jobs and Supporting Economic Development in Kenora

Government of Ontario

News Release

Ontario's Government is creating jobs and promoting investment in Northern Ontario by supporting the City of Kenora's plan to revitalize its downtown.

The Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced the City of Kenora is receiving $1 million to implement phase four of its Downtown Revitalization Project.

This includes construction of a pedestrian-friendly plaza that will attract more visitors to local businesses as well as road re-alignment and replacement of water and sewer infrastructure to support the construction of a First Nations health access facility. The project will create 75 new jobs.

Quick Facts

  • Ontario has contributed $6.92 million towards the first three phases of Kenora’s Downtown Revitalization Project, which has resulted in 513 new jobs and $61 million in private sector investments in the community.

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