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Sudbury Training Centre Helping Northern Athletes Succeed

McGuinty Government Supporting Business Development, Creating Jobs

A modern athletic training centre has opened in Sudbury creating about 13 new full time and part-time jobs.

With Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) support, RHP Training Centre has launched a 22,000-square foot training facility for hockey players, goaltenders, figure skaters and other athletes.  It features an ice surface, a cardiovascular training area, a sports therapy program as well as stations to improve shooting and stick handling skills.

This initiative is part of the government's five-year Open Ontario plan to create jobs and economic opportunities in Northern Ontario.

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“By investing in this state-of-the-art centre, we are helping northern and Sudbury-area athletes access a sophisticated training facility closer to home. Athletes of all ages will receive instruction from top professionals and development opportunities to reach their individual performance goals.”

Rick Bartolucci

MPP for Sudbury

“Our government is committed to investing in new businesses that help strengthen our northern economy. These entrepreneurs should be commended for identifying a demand for their services and launching this unique centre in the North.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry, and chair of the NOHFC

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