The Canadian Government is investing in Muskoka through both FedNor and the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.
On Monday morning, Minister of Tourism and Small Business Bardish Chagger announced 12 projects in Parry Sound and Muskoka that would be funded.
Just over $500,000 will be allocated through these two grant programs.
Chagger says this allocation of funds will help benefit local jobs and tourism.
Municipalities in Muskoka like Gravenhurst, Muskoka Lakes and Lake of Bays have all benefited from donations from these two grants.
Here is the full list of projects in Muskoka being funded:
- Township of Lake of Bays – $80,000 towards the rehabilitation project of the Baysville west dock walkway, $19,500 towards improvements access to the second floor, upgrade the interior and increase display capacity at the the Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society, $20,700 towards the Dorset Community Partnership Fund to renovate the entrance to the Dorset Community Health Care Hub
- Town of Gravenhurst – $60,500 towards the replacement of brick, mortar and concrete portions of the Gravenhurst Opera House
- Township of Muskoka Lakes – $51,000 towards repairs of the Visitor Information Centre
- Huntsville- $16,942 towards renovating a multipurpose room at the Huntsville Public Library