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Armstrong Area Tourist Camp Goes Solar

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Armstrong Area Tourist Camp Goes Solar

McGuinty Government Helps Kab Lake Lodge Reduce Operating Costs

A Northwestern Ontario fishing and hunting resort is reducing operating costs and stabilizing its power supply by going solar.

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) has provided $47,269 to Kab Lake Lodge to convert from a diesel-powered system for generating electricity to a new solar system. The resort is located about 100 kilometres north of Thunder Bay on Highway 527 and does not have grid electrical power.

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“There’s no shortage of potential visitors to our beautiful region. The challenge is reaching them. I am pleased that our government is helping tourism outfitters reduce operating costs and free up more resources for attracting visitors.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines

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