Province Supporting Forestry Sector in Kenora
Ontario Fostering Economic Development in the North
Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced that Devlin Timber is receiving $268,010 to purchase logging trucks that will provide additional safety for drivers and enhance log hauling service in the region.
Devlin Timber is a local forestry company in Kenora that cuts and hauls timber for several forestry companies in the area.
"Our government is committed to creating good jobs and helping local economies grow," said Minister Rickford. "This investment retains jobs in the region, and sends a signal to the world that Northern Ontario is open for business."
The investment made by the Ontario government will retain 43 full-time jobs.
- Since June 2018, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation has invested more than $120 million in 708 projects, creating or retaining over 2,368 jobs.