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Car Wash Opens In Little Current

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Car Wash Opens In Little Current

McGuinty Government Helps Young Entrepreneur

As the song says "come summer the work gets kinda hard." That's especially true when you're a young northern entrepreneur running a new car wash on Manitoulin Island.

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) has approved funding of $25,000 from its Young Entrepreneur Program to establish the Island Rub and Scrub car wash on Blake Street in Little Current.  The business has been so successful a second Rub and Scrub location was recently opened in Mindemoya.

Quick Facts

  • Since 2005, the NOHFC has funded 15 young entrepreneurs in Algoma-Manitoulin for a total investment of $354,761.
  • While the community of Little Current was originally established for its agricultural and forestry potential, it has developed and thrived as a tourism destination.

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“Successful young northerners know what they want to achieve in life and can tap provincial funding to help them achieve their goals.”

Mike Brown

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP

“Our funding has helped many young people launch new enterprises across Northern Ontario that are contributing to their local economy.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development Mines

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