Terry Sheehan

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Investing in SSM

 

Office of Terry Sheehan
Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie

Government of Canada Investments in the Riding of Sault Ste. Marie 

2016 – 2019

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2019

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THE ALGOMA FALL FESTIVAL

The Algoma Fall Festival will receive $47,300 for 2020-2021 and a further $43,000 in 2021-2022 seasons for the Algoma Fall Festival. The funding is provided through the Celebrate Canada program, the Local Festivals component of the Building Communities through Arts and Heritage Program, and the Canada Arts Presentation Fund. Since 1972, the Algoma Arts Festival Association has organized the annual Fall Festival in Sault Ste. Marie, bringing various exciting visual and performing artists to the Sault. $90,300

HELIENE INC.

A FedNor investment of more than $1.36 million to assist Heliene Inc., a solar panel manufacturer in Sault Ste. Marie with two clean technology projects allowing them to capitalize on innovation to grow and create jobs. $1.36 million

 

SAULT STE. MARIE INNOVATION CENTRE (SSMIC)

Of the total, the SSMIC will receive $700,000 to support the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Network in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma region.

The FedNor investment of $38,000 will enable Acorn Information Solutions, a division of the SSMIC to document its business model to share best practices with other communities across Northern Ontario.

The remaining $31,500 will assist the SSMIC’s Acorn Information Solutions in hiring a youth intern to enhance the Vulnerable Person’s Registry through software updates.

$770,000

 

DESTINATION NORTHERN ONTARIO (formerly known as Tourism Northern Ontario)

Funding to develop two new tourism products. A contribution of $160,000 will be used to develop a world-class snowmobile region along Highway 11 North between Hearst and Temiskaming Shores, including the City of Timmins. The remaining $70,000 will support the development of a series of interactive itineraries for smart phone and tablet users that highlight the region’s francophone culture and experiential tourism opportunities. $230,000

  

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION

Funding road improvements in the Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways. The Government of Canada is investing more than $1.7 million through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan. The Government of Ontario is contributing more than $438,000 and the Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways is providing more than $1.4 million towards this project. $1.7 million

  

SAULT AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Government of Canada investment will enable the corporation to upgrade and extend services at its industrial park. $1.8 million
Also, a federal government investment was provided to enable for the purchase a grader at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport. The grader will assist with the essential clearing of ice and snow from runways, taxiways and the apron. $217,100

 

SHINGWAUK KINOOMAAGE GAMIG

A Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund investment of more than $12.9 million to help the Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig build the new Anishinabek Discovery Centre. $13.5 million
FedNor funding of $610,400 will assist in the purchase and installation of technology infrastructure and specialized equipment. These investments in technology infrastructure will accelerate social and economic growth in the community.  

 

ALGOMA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

Funding to proceed with the Second Phase of renovations to this venue at the Historic Mill Square $300,000

 

CANADA SUMMER JOBS

Last year we delivered on our promise to double the number of those opportunities to 70,000 jobs, and this year, over 80,000 jobs were approved and invested in youth across the Sault Ste. Marie riding – that’s double the jobs approved this summer in Sault Ste. Marie, Prince, Goulais River, Garden River First Nation, and Batchewana First Nation. $1,000,000

SAULT STE. MARIE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SSMEDC)

The FedNor funding will enable the SSMEDC to undertake a three-year pilot project to assist companies and SMEs compete for lucrative defence-related contracts and work. $785,740

TENARIS ALGOMA TUBES

Federal Government announced a $16 million contribution to Tenaris Algoma Tubes through the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF). The Federal Government funding contribution is part of a $36 million total investment.  The federal investment of $16 million will help maintain hundreds of important jobs and create up to 90 new jobs. $16,000,000

 

2019 DOUBLED GAS TAX TRANSFER AMOUNTS

GOULAIS MISSION LOCAL ROAD BOARD

$47,364

 

ALGOMA UNIVERSITY

Dr. Paulette Steeves, History Professor at Algoma University appointed Tier II Canada Research Chair in Healing and Reconciliation for her work in Indigenous History, and Healing and Reconciliation receives federal funding. $500,000

PROFESSIONAL ABORIGINAL TESTING ORGANIZATION INC.

(PLATO Testing), which is establishing an Indigenous software testing centre in Sault Ste. Marie.

This FedNor funding will enable PLATO to train Indigenous people to develop and deliver software and system testing solutions to clients in Sault Ste. Marie and across the globe.

 

$2,600,000

 

SKRITSWRAP INC.

Funding to accelerate product, market growth of locally developed IT business   $900,000

 

SAULT SUPPORT FOR LIBRARY ARCHIVES PROJECT

Federal Support for Library Archives Project   $269,380

ALGOMA UNIVERSITY’S SHINGWAUK RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS CENTRE

Healing and Reconciliation Through Education Program   $169,500

SAULT COLLEGE

To Purchase and Install High Tech Aviation Equipment $780,000

WOMEN IN CRISIS ALGOMA INC.

New project entitled Moving Forward toward a Violence-Free Future for Woman and Children                                                                                                                $90,000

ST. MARY’S RIVER

To restore the beneficial uses of the St. Mary’s River through its action plans                                                                                                                $50,000

SAULT STE. MARIE

Extra gas tax funding; allocations for roads, downtown projects                                                                                                                 $4,800,000

THE CITY OF SAULT STE. MARIE

Seniors Accessible Ramp and Parking Space Improvements under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) $48,000                                                                            

THE SAULT AREA HOSPITAL

Under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding to improve Accessibility and Employment Opportunity in the work place for Public and Staff. The project consists of installing four automated door openers $6,130

THE SAULT STE. MARIE YMCA

Under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding for new equipment for seniors to purchase an elliptical, stair master, and rowing machines                                                                                                                         $25,000

ANISHINAABEKWE OF THE NORTH SHORE

Under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding to purchase iPads and host a class for seniors to learn how to use the devices in order to support social participation and inclusion of seniors $            9,600

ADULTS IN MOTION

Under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding for First Nation Elders to engage in classrooms from Kindergarten to Grade 12 and share their traditional teachings, personal stories with all students $           25,000

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF SAULT STE. MARIE AND AREA (CDC)

Operational funding for next 5 years to support community planning, business counselling and information services; access to capital, and community-based projects and economic diversification                                                                                                                        $       1,500,000

THE TOWNSHIP OF PRINCE

Municipal infrastructure transfer payment (Gas Tax Top-Up). The township receives approximately $65,677 per year. The 2018-2019 amount has been doubled. $           131,354

AGAWA TOUR TRAIN

FedNor funding to modernize the technology on the train, by adding High Definition monitors, external cameras and on-board Wi-Fi thus creating an even better experience.                                                                                                                             $150,000

THE CENTRE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND GOOD WORKS

FedNor’s Ontario Development Program to establish The Centre’s Project Entrepreneurship social enterprise training program for a 12-month inclusive, supportive and hands-on learning experience to people facing employment barriers.                                                                                                                          $    589,500

SAULT STE. MARIE SMART GRID

Will increase reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the local electric network $       11,800,000

ALGOMA STEEL

New technologies, improve productivity, competitiveness in global market. $       90,000,000

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2018

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SAULT STE. MARIE AIRPORT

Retrofit of airside essential power relays $156,000

 

ALGOMA UNIVERSITY

Canada Research Chairs Program (CRCP) appointment of Dr. Isabel Molina, Tier II Research Chair in Plant Lipid Research.

 

$500,000
Purchase a phosphorimager imager for lab $59,218
St. Mary’s River Area of Concern remediation process $     50,000

NOGDAAWENMISHIN (Take care of me) CENTRE

Mental health services to more than 350 children in First Nation communities $     5,900,000

BABY LUCIOUS NEONATAL HUB

Establishment and operation of the Baby Lucious Neonatal Hub $     437,000

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION

Veterans Commemorative Monument (VCM) project $     25,000

SEA LAMPREY CONTROL CENTRE

Sea lamprey control assessment and research $     8,700,000

RBB INNOVATIONS

Research to advance its One Human Service Network $     588,000

BUSHPLANE MUSEUM

Modernization to support tourism $     438,000

CITY OF SAULT STE. MARIE

FutureSSM, economic growth strategy $     1,100,000
Modernize & upgrade Sault Ste. Marie transit fleet & facility $     1,472,500

**plus an additional investment of $17,400,000 over 10 years for SSM transit

SAULT COLLEGE

Sault College’s Institute for Environment, Education and Entrepreneurship (iE3) $     1,100,000

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION

Modernization of information technology systems  $     134,000

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2017

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ANISHINABEK DISCOVERY CENTRE

National Chiefs Library and base for Bachelor of Arts degree in Anishinaabe studies  $     5,100,000

**adding to previous investment for total of                $      10,200,000

                                                                       

ROTARY CLUB OF SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO

Local Arts and Heritage Festivals $          4,400

GREAT LAKES FISHERY COMMISSION

Great Lakes Protection Initiative funded by federal Department of Environment and Climate Change  $     44,840,000

SAULT STE. MARIE COMMUNITY THEATRE CENTRE

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Programming) $          9,000

CENTRE FRANCOPHONE DE SAULT-STE-MARIE

Cooperation with the Community Sector $        60,000
Celebrate Canada-St. Jean Baptiste Day $          2,130        
Development of Official Language Communities Program $          6,000

CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF SAULT STE. MARIE

Annual indexed federal Gas Tax Fund for municipal infrastructure like local roads, sports and recreation facilities and tourism infrastructure. $        4,569,051

 

Celebrate Canada Period $        10,000
Enabling Accessibility Fund $        46,450
Indirect Services $      1,304,293
Replace existing storm sewer and appurtenances, and construct a Stormwater Management Pond $      2,197,834
Older Adults Moving Forward – an Active & Inclusive Community Hub $        24,024

FRIENDS OF THE ERMATINGER CLERGUE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

Local Arts and Heritage Festivals $          9,400

GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION

Aboriginal Languages Initiative $        68,024
Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        40,579
Upgrades and Repairs at the Garden River Water treatment plant and additional services $           83,800

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION

Aboriginal Languages Initiative $        73,814
Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        32,469
Old Garden River Road Water Supply $           31,000

WAABINONG HEAD START FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

Aboriginal Languages Initiative $        48,968

FRINGE NORTH INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Development) $          7,500

ALGOMA ARTS FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Programming) $        90,000

ALGOMA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Programming) $        99,000

Positively Charged Company Inc.

Obstacles to Opportunities $      225,887

Community Living Algoma

Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        74,931

Crane Institute for Sustainability

Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        29,766

F.J. Davey Home

Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        29,763

YMCA of Sault Ste. Marie

Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        27,054
Youth – Skills Link – Project $   1,124,711
Improved Programming and Equipment for Seniors $     18,666

The Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology

Youth – Career Focus – Project $      261,177

Sault Community Information & Career Centre Inc.

Youth – Skills Link – Project $      447,812
Community Connections,  Language Training,  Employment Related Services,  Information and Orientation,  Needs Assessment & Referrals $      1,117,410

ALGOMA UNIVERSITY

Remedial Action Plan Coordination for the St. Marys River Area of Concern $        44,050
Global Affairs Canada’s International Scholarship Program $        37,500

Heuristext Inc.

Industrial Research Assistance Program – Contributions to Firms $        82,280

HYDRO TECH INC

Industrial Research Assistance Program – Contributions to Firms $        190,000

SAULT STE MARIE INNOVATION CENTRE BIO-SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

To provide innovation-related services $        80,020

VERACITY ASSET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

To support a firm in services $        75,072

Anishinabek Police Governing Authority

First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) $        17,266,244

Ontario Indian Residential Support Services

Inninew Bimahtisoowin – Indigenous Life Way $        19,467

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2016

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SAULT COLLEGE

 

Waterfront recreational facility and tennis courts

Sault College’s Institute for Environment, Education and Entrepreneurship (iE3)

$     100,000

$     5,000,000

 

SAULT STE. MARIE COMMUNITY THEATRE CENTRE

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund –  Special Equipment & Feasibility Studies $        44,000

Art Gallery of Algoma

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund – Special Equipment & Feasibility Studies – Social Infrastructure $       165,550
Museum Assistance Program – Access to Heritage $        82,300
Contributions to the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund $        165,550

Garden River First Nations

Celebrate Canada-National Aboriginal Day $          3,000
Health Infrastructure Support and primary care investment $       1,432,469
Grant for Band Support Funding $        498,799

WAABINONG HEAD START FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

Aboriginal Languages Initiative $        44,564

Algoma Conservatory of Music

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund – Construction & Renovation – Social Infrastructure $        2,100,000
Contributions to the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund $        900,000

Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie

Celebrate Canada-Canada Day $          5,200
Public Transit Upgrades $         260,000
Settlement Program $        219,428
Contributions under the Northern Ontario Development Program $        707,419

Batchewana First Nation

Youth – Canada Summer Jobs $        42,718
Elders’ Advancing Elders’ Technology $       17,750
Contributions for First Nations and Inuit Health Infrastructure Support $        140,127
Contributions for First Nations and Inuit Primary Health Care $        845,741
Contributions under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program $        100,000
Contributions to provide income support to on-reserve residents $        129,823
Grant for Band Support Funding $        436,619

Friends of the Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site

Local Arts and Heritage Festivals $        11,700
Museum Assistance Program – Exhibition Circulation Fund $          3,128

 

Rotary club of Sault Ste. Marie

Local Arts and Heritage Festivals $          8,900

Algoma University

Museum Assistance Program – Aboriginal Heritage $      165,314
Grants and scholarships $       107,876
Research Support Fund $       177,900
Upgrade all mechanical and lighting systems in Shingwauk Hall $     2,500,000

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

 Homelessness Information System $        40,000
Designated Communities-Community Entity $       476,210
Contributions to support activities to help prevent homelessness across Canada and to carry out research on homelessness to help communities better understand and more effectively address homelessness issues $        144,061

Positively Charged Co. Inc.

Opportunities Fund – Project

 

$      309,168
Payments to organizations for the provision of training and/or work experience, the mobilization of community resources, and human resource planning and adjustment measures necessary for the efficient functioning of the Canadian labour market $       150,000

 

Anishinaabekwe of The North Shore, ONWA Local

Busy in Anishinaabemowin $25,000

Ontario First Nation Economic Developers Association (OFNEDA)

Creating Connections $         24,733

Sault Community Career Centre

Occupation: Storytellers $        19,807
Settlement Program $        215,861

Sault Ste. Marie YMCA

Improved Accessibility for Seniors $         24,786

The Ontario Finnish Rest home Association

The Gathering Place – A Multipurpose Space for Seniors  $        24,286

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Contributions for First Nations and Inuit Primary Health Care $        112,129
Contributions to support First Nations and Inuit Post-Secondary Educational Advancement $        352,494

Anishinabek Police Governing Authority

First Nations Policing Program $        5,934,487

Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology

Payments to organizations for the provision of training and/or work experience $        112,702
Contributions under the Northern Ontario Development Program $        135,002

Invasive Species Centre

Contributions to support organizations associated with research, development, management, and promotion of fisheries and oceans-related issues $        233,611

Ontario Indian Residential School Support Services

Contributions for First Nations and Inuit Primary Health Care $     1,402,674

Algoma Family Services

Contributions for the development and provision of preventative and early intervention services aimed at addressing the health and developmental problems experienced by young children at risk in Canada $        448,080

Indian Friendship center of Sault Ste. Marie

Contributions for the development and provision of preventative and early intervention services aimed at addressing the health and developmental problems experienced by young children at risk in Canada $        336,550

Waabinong Head Start Family Resource Center

Contributions to incorporated local Aboriginal organizations and institutions for the purpose of developing early intervention programs for Aboriginal pre-school children and their families $        368,375

Ministry of Natural Resources

Contributions for emergency management assistance for activities on reserves $     3,583,333
Contributions to support Land Management and Economic Development $        500,000

Community Development, Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie and Area

Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste Marie and Area $        316,257

Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Contributions under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program to enhance theatre at St. Mary’s College. $        100,000

Northern Ontario Regional Tourism Organization

Contributions under the Northern Ontario Development Program $        188,781

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Center

Contributions under the Northern Ontario Development Program $        235,476

Brookfield Power Wind Prince LP

Contributions in support of ecoENERGY for Renewable Power $     4,102,275

Gosfield Wind Limited Partnership

Contributions in support of ecoENERGY for Renewable Power

 

$     1,250,191

Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation

Airports Capital Assistance Program $        198,505

 

 

Last updated: March 2019