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Ontario Backs Young Chiropractor In Thunder Bay

McGuinty Government Helps Young Entrepreneur Launch New Business

A young entrepreneur in Thunder Bay has established her own chiropractic clinic with the help of the Ontario government.

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is providing $25,000 through its Young Entrepreneur Program to help launch the Westfort Wellness Clinic. Funding will be used to purchase necessary equipment and machinery.

Quick Facts

  • To date, the Young Entrepreneur Program has invested over $3.9 million in more than 175 projects in the North.
  • More than four million Canadians visit a chiropractor each year to help alleviate back, neck and joint pain, improve posture and to rehabilitate chronic or reoccurring injuries.

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“This is a prime example of how our Young Entrepreneur Program is helping young northerners as they transition from education and training to become the North’s skilled professionals.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines

“This project will bring additional chiropractic knowledge and services to the Thunder Bay area and contribute to meeting the wellness needs of our community. Our support for the Westfort Wellness Clinic is another example of our government's commitment to ensuring that young professionals are able to stay in Thunder Bay, succeed in their professional endeavours and build lives for themselves and their families.”

Bill Mauro

Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP

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