Helping Elliot Lake Retailers And Workers Rebuild

Archived News Release

Helping Elliot Lake Retailers And Workers Rebuild

McGuinty Government Helping Retail And Service Workers

Ontario is helping local retailers and workers in Elliot Lake rebuild their businesses after the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall. 

A community adjustment agreement has been signed with the City of Elliot Lake to help develop and implement a long-term recovery plan for local retailers, service employers and their workers. 

This is just one of many steps the McGuinty government is undertaking to help the people of Elliot Lake move forward.

Quick Facts

  • Ontario has approved a Community Adjustment Agreement with the City of Elliot Lake for one year, starting July 9, 2012.
  • The Agreement with the City is for $264,050.
  • Community Adjustment occurs in situations where a larger work place closes, or when layoffs have broader, more adverse effects on a local economy.

Quotes

Glen R. Murray

“Our government is helping the citizens of Elliot Lake move forward. With this funding, retailers impacted by the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall can start to rebuild their businesses and workers consider their next step.”

Glen R. Murray

Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

“Working together with the Ontario government, we'll help employers and workers who lost their places of work because of the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall rebuild.”

Rick Hamilton

Mayor, Elliot Lake

Media Contacts

Share

Tags

Business and Economy Jobs and Employment Rural and North