Office of Terry Sheehan Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie
Funding announcements made by MP Terry Sheehan for the Riding of Sault Ste. Marie
$5.1 Million to enable the Shingwauk Education Trust to establish the Anishinabek Discovery Centre (ADC).
$5 Million to establish the Institute for Environment Education and Entrepreneurship (iE3) at Sault College.
$4,569,051 to Sault Ste. Marie and $62,691 to Prince Township, as part of the bi-annual transfer to municipalities through the federal Gas Tax Fund (FGT).
$2.5 million to upgrade all mechanical and lighting systems in Algoma University’s Shingwauk Hall.
$2.1 million to facility upgrades for the Algoma Conservatory of Music.
$921,300 to renewing and expanding the Sustainable Northern Agri-Food Products and Productivity Program (SNAPP) across Northern Ontario
$900,000 to the Community Development Corporation (CDC) in support of small business development and growth in the Sault Ste. Marie region.
$294,115 to the YMCA Starting Transitions Toward Employment Program (STTEP) in order to help at risk youth in Sault Ste. Marie get their foot in the door to employment.
$117,730, and an additional $44,000, to upgrades for the Kiwanis Community Theatre Centre.
$25,000 to Garden River First Nation’s Ojibway Park seniors learning pavilion.
$165,314 to install an exhibition entitled “Realizing, Healing, and Reconciliation through Education” at the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) at Algoma University.
$82,300 to support the operating of the Art Gallery of Algoma.
$375,000 to develop and grow the tourism industry in Northern Ontario and enhance its competitiveness.
$508,421 to March of Dimes as part of the Service Canada Youth Employment Strategy Youth-Skills Link-Project.
$309,168 to Positively Charged Co. to fund the Obstacles to Opportunities program.
$165,550 to facility upgrades at the Art Gallery of Algoma.
$100,000 to upgrades at the Batchewana First Nation’s Rankin Arena.
$100,000 to the rehabilitation of the Sault Ste. Marie Centennial Public Library.
$400,000 to enable the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre to continue to strengthen, grow and promote the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) community, as well as technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Sault Ste. Marie and the Algoma region.
$167,672to the Innovation Centre’s Rural Agri-Food Innovation Network (RAIN) to enhance the agri-food innovation ecosystem in Algoma District through research and innovation, market and infrastructure development, and business management and innovation capacity building activities.
$100,000 to the rehabilitation of the waterfront centre (former RYTAC Site) and tennis courts to the Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology.
$100,000 to improvements to the Community Theatre at St. Mary’s College.
$300,000 to Sault Transit Infrastructure Projects.
$100,000 to provide new wiring and controls in order to install LED lighting to Slo-pitch field A, located at Strathclair Sports Complex.
$100,000 to help Prince Township convert a community gathering spot into a multi-purpose, year-round community facility.
$22,374 to the Soo Finnish Ski Club for the installation of LED lighting and outdoor speaking system in the outdoor recreation area.
$261,177 to support projects that help youth develop their skills and get work experience through the Career Focus program.
$447,812 to the Sault Community Career Centre to help local youth overcome barriers to employment.
$100,000 to Garden River First Nation to assist with the rehabilitation of Ojibway Park and Laughing Water Beach
$1,124,711 to the Sault Ste. Marie YMCA project to help youth facing employment barriers develop employment skills
$2.1 Million to the stormwater project to improve stormwater management that will reduce the risk of flooding and better protect the property and livelihood of local residents.
$960,300 to the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation to purchase a new aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle
$199,000 to Heliene Inc. to purchase and install a fully automated soldering machine and provide necessary training
$4,569,051 through the federal Gas Tax Fund for infrastructure improvements in Sault Ste. Marie.
An additional $5.1 Million to enable the Shingwauk Education Trust to establish the Anishinabek Discovery Centre (ADC), for a grand total of $10.2 Million.
Nearly $1 million to the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) to deliver the Broadband E-business and Marketing program and to enable the SSMIC to deliver the Innovation Accelerator Program
$482,000 to assist The Createch Group with equipment and temporary facility costs until its operations transfer to a permanent location at Sault College’s Institute for Environment, Education and Entrepreneurship in 2018, and support its continued growing contribution to local employment.