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McGuinty Government Invests $3 Million In Northern Winter Roads Program

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McGuinty Government Invests $3 Million In Northern Winter Roads Program

Winter Roads Program 2003-2004




Asheweig Winter Road Corporation


A 474-kilometre winter road connecting the communities of Big Trout Lake, Wapekeka, Kasabonika Lake, Wawakapewin, Wunnumin Lake, and Kingfisher Lake First Nations to the Pickle North all-season road.

Bearskin Lake First Nation


A 90-kilometre winter road running northeasterly from Muskrat Dam to the community.

Cat Lake First Nation


A 175-kilometre winter road from Pickle Lake to Cat Lake.

Deer Lake First Nation


An 88-kilometre winter road running west from North Spirit Lake to Deer Lake.

Fort Severn First Nation


A 234-kilometre winter road from the community to the Ontario border near Shamattawa, MB.

Kataskino Development Corporation


A 315-kilometre winter road from Moosonee to the coastal communities of Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat.

Keewaywin First Nation


A 92-kilometre winter road from Magiss Lake to the community on the east end of Sandy Lake.

Koocheching First Nation


A 12-kilometre winter road to connect with the Keewaywin road.

Matawa First Nations Management


A 631-kilometre network of winter roads and trails connecting Nibinimik (Summer Beaver), Webequie, Neskantaga (Lansdowne House), Eabametoong (Fort Hope), and Marten Falls to the all-season roads' system.

Moose Cree First Nation


A 3.9-kilometre winter road Moosonee across the Moose River to Moose Factory.

Muskrat Dam First Nation


A 108-kilometre winter connector road from Muskrat Dam to Round Lake via Magiss Lake.

North Caribou Lake First Nation


A 42-kilometre winter road from the terminus of the Pickle North all-season road to Round Lake and across the lake to the community.

North Spirit Lake First Nation


A 116-kilometre winter road running northward from the terminus of the Nungessor all-season road.

Pikangikum First Nation


A 33-kilometre winter road from the Nungessor all-season road to the community.

Poplar Hill First Nation


A 49-kilometre winter road to connect with the Pikangikum First Nation road.

Sachigo Lake First Nation


A 70-kilometre winter road running northwesterly from Muskrat Dam to the community.

Sandy Lake First Nation


A 110-kilometre winter road connecting with the Deer Lake road at Duckling Lake.

Slate Falls First Nation


A 64-kilometre combination winter/access road from the permanent road system up to the community.

Town of Moosonee


A 3.9-kilometre winter ice road from Moosonee across the Moose River to Moose Factory.

Wenusk First Nation


A 232-kilometre new winter road from Peawanuck to Fort Severn.

Windigo Miniss Inc.


A 59-kilometre winter ice road from Windigo Island (Northwest Angle #37 First Nation) to connect into the mainland near Kenora.

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