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Over $6.9 Million for Municipal Infrastructure

December 12, 2022

Funding will support economic growth and job creation in Nipissing

NIPISSING – Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing announced that the Ontario government is continuing to provide stable funding to meet local infrastructure needs by investing over $6.9 million to municipalities in Nipissing. The funding is being delivered through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) and is part of the government’s overall investment of $400 million in 2023.

“With this OCIF investment, our government is saying ‘yes’ to helping our local municipalities build and repair the vital infrastructure they need to keep their communities working for decades to come,” said MPP Vic Fedeli.

OCIF provides funding to eligible communities to help them address critical infrastructure needs, including road, bridge, water and wastewater projects.

Total investment in communities across Nipissing are as follows:

Municipality OCIF Grant Allocation 2023
City of North Bay $5,593,744
Municipality of Callander $177,815
Municipality of East Ferris $100,000
Municipality of Powassan $100,000
Town of Mattawa $232,630
Township of Bonfield $100,320
Township of Calvin $100,000
Township of Chisholm $139,104
Township of Mattawan $100,000
Township of Nipissing $178,761
Township of Papineau-Cameron $100,000
Total for Riding: $6,803,046

In December 2021, the Ontario government announced an additional $1 billion for critical infrastructure projects that support economic growth and job creation in small, rural and northern communities, bringing the government’s total investment to nearly $2 billion dollars over five years.



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