Friday, April 9, 2010

Gravelle promotes entrepreneur program

The Ontario government says its' Northern Entrepreneur Program has helped launch 13 businesses in northwestern Ontario. Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle says it shows a little assistance from the taxpayer is sometimes needed to help the economy. The businesses range from a backhoe service in Thunder Bay, a dental office in Nipigon to a garden shed company in Dryden. The province staged a media event in Thunder Bay to promote the program.