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First Nation Community Enjoys New Cultural And Recreational Facility

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First Nation Community Enjoys New Cultural And Recreational Facility

Ontario Government Helps Bring Better Facilities To Northern First Nation

Members of Mississauga First Nation now have a space to hold community events, and engage youth and elders in fitness and wellness activities.

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) has provided $223,150 to support the completion of the Sports and Culture Centre. The facility includes a gymnasium, kitchen, concession area, weight room, change rooms, a whirlpool and sauna, stage, and youth and elders' centres.

Quick Facts

  • Mississauga First Nation adjoins the community of Blind River, Ontario
  • Since 2003, Ontario has invested over $23 million in Aboriginal communities through NOHFC programs, including Telehealth Services expansion, waterfront development and cultural attractions.

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“This project is important contributor to the health and well being of the Mississauga First Nation community.”

Michael Brown

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP

“This project will provide the First Nation with functional space to hold community events.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines



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