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September 9, 2016 11:00AM

“Our government is committed to building up the North by investing in our communities, businesses and infrastructure. Through this $1.3 million investment we are helping Whitesand First Nation realize its important vision for a new community centre that is sure to play an integral role in the community for decades to come.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines and Chair of the NOHFC

“Investing in community infrastructure is one of many steps on Ontario’s journey of healing and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. It reflects our government’s commitment to work with Indigenous partners, creating a better future for everyone in the province.”

David Zimmer

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

“On behalf of the Whitesand First Nation I want to thank the Ontario government for these investments, which will create many benefits for our entire community. The multi-plex is a centrepiece of our Community Sustainability Initiative, (CSI) which will enable Whitesand to unite economic, social, cultural, recreational, environmental and capacity-building programs under one roof. CSI continues to demonstrate how we can all work together and build a better tomorrow.”

Allan Gustafson

Chief of the Whitesand First Nation

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