Two area First Nations are getting government funding under the Small Communities Fund.

Ontario and the federal government are investing over $88 million in 35 municipal and First Nation projects to build and repair critical infrastructure, help create jobs, and spur economic growth across the province.

The Wahta Mohawks in Muskoka Lakes Township will receive over $2 million for water treatment infrastructure upgrades and construction.

Beausoleil First Nation on Christian Island is getting over $4.5 million for valve chamber modifications and Water Supply Zone 2 Pressure District Development at the water treatment plant.

Recipient communities are responsible for any remaining project costs.