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Latchford Undertakes Waterfront Improvements

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Latchford Undertakes Waterfront Improvements

McGuinty Government Commits To Enhancing Local Infrastructure

The town of Latchford is getting the most out of its Montreal River shoreline. 

The Northern Ontario Heritage Front Corporation (NOHFC) is contributing $74,800 toward a local waterfront development project.  Work includes extending an existing walkway, constructing a loading/safety platform next to a boat launch, and developing a campground/comfort station area.

Quick Facts

  • Latchford is home to the world’s shortest, and one of Ontario’s few remaining covered bridges.
  • The Corporation of the Town of Latchford celebrated its centennial during 2007.

Additional Resources


“Quality recreational and leisure facilities are important attractions that help generate tourism revenue in the North.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines

“The community also benefits greatly from infrastructural improvements that bring increased comfort, relaxation, and conveniences.”

David Ramsay

Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP



Rural and North