Ontario funds new logging trucks for Kenora contractor
By Maria Church
The Ontario government is providing $268,010 to Kenora, Ont., logging contractor Devlin Timber to purchase new logging trucks.
According to a government news release, the new trucks will provide additional safety for drivers and improve log hauling service in the region.
Greg Rickford, Ontario minister of energy, northern development and mines, made the funding announcement yesterday.
“Our government is committed to creating good jobs and helping local economies grow,” Rickford said. “This investment retains jobs in the region, and sends a signal to the world that Northern Ontario is open for business.”