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Main Street Funding Announcement

Government of Canada invests in main streets and neighbourhoods across southern Ontario

With this investment, the organization will launch two new programs through MMS to provide funding and support for businesses and community organizations across southern Ontario. The new programs will support up to 325 businesses on main streets across 100 communities, along with 75 community projects promoting high-impact placemaking activities. These activities will help draw people to main streets and encourage locals and visitors to support an estimated 2,500 community businesses and organizations.
Main Street Funding Announcement

Southern Ontario’s main streets are lined with small businesses that bring tourists and locals together to enjoy the best our communities have to offer. Small businesses are a vital part of Canada’s culture and economic prosperity and the Government of Canada is committed to making strategic investments so that locally-owned businesses and communities small and large can thrive.

The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), along with Majid Jowhari, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill, and Paul Chiang, Member of Parliament for Markham–Unionville, announced a $15-million investment for the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) to continue the recovery and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario through My Main Street (MMS).

Full Article: newswire.ca