Wednesday, August 25, 2010

First Nations receive funding

3-Northwestern Ontario First Nations have received funding to improve housing conditions on their reserve. Sandy Lake First Nation will use 2.9-million dollars to construct 10-new housing units. The community of Onigaming First Nation, near Nestor Falls, is welcoming nearly 63-thousand dollars to retrofit 5-existing units. Rainy-River is accepting nearly 21-grand to retrofit 2-units. The money is flowing through Canada's Economic Action Plan.