Kenora – Bob Nault Announces $150k for Seniors Projects

Northwestern Ontario Regional News

Kenora MP Bob Nault
Kenora MP Bob Nault

KENORA – NEWS – Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding) has announced over $150,000 in funding for New Horizons for Seniors projects throughout the Kenora riding.

“Every year, organizations throughout the North apply for New Horizons for Seniors Program funding for community-based projects that foster social inclusion and engagement of seniors,” stated Nault. “These projects are lead or inspired by seniors and help to improve their quality of life.”

Projects receiving New Horizons for Seniors funding must address one of the program’s objectives:

  • promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations
  • engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others
  • expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse
  • supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors
  • providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or projects for seniors

“Seniors continue to play an important role in the lives of Northerners and Canadians every day,” concluded Nault. “These projects will help them to stay active and involved in their communities.”

Organization Name Project Name Funding amount
Ahze-mino-gahbewewin/Reconciliation Kenora We Were Taught Differently $5,000
Eagle Lake First Nation Elder’s Square Dance Group $4,500
Ignace Silver Tops Seniors Centre Ignace Meals on Wheels $17,580
Bearskin Lake First Nation Elders Vision for the Wellbeing of the Community $25,000
Sunrise Echoes Seniors Club Make Our Centre a Safe Place $25,000
Dryden Go Getters Air Exchange Systems Installation $8,190
The Corporation of the City of Kenora Pickleball Court Conversion Project $25,000
The Corporation of the Township of Ear Falls Seniors Heritage Trail Project $22,500
Corporation of the Town of Pickle Lake Future Seeds $25,000