Kenora Receives $1 Million for Downtown Revitalization

Kenora MPP Minister Greg Rickford

Implementation of Phase Four

KENORA – The Ontario Government is creating jobs and promoting investment in Northern Ontario by supporting the City of Kenora’s plan to revitalize its downtown.

Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced the City of Kenora is receiving $1 million to implement phase four of its Downtown Revitalization Project.

This includes construction of a pedestrian-friendly plaza that will attract more visitors to local businesses as well as road re-alignment and replacement of water and sewer infrastructure to support the construction of a First Nations health access facility. The project will create 75 new jobs.

“We are supporting the complete redesign of a key area of Kenora’s downtown core,” said Minister Rickford. “With this investment, we are creating good jobs, modernizing infrastructure and most importantly, letting people know that Kenora – and all of Northern Ontario – is open for business.”

“The City of Kenora is looking forward to this next phase of the Downtown Revitalization Project, which will continue to create jobs and generate investment in the community,” said Dan Reynard, Mayor of Kenora.