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Ontario invests $200K in Shawn Lecours Logging to upgrade equipment


March 29, 2022
By Canadian Forest Industries Staff

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The Ontario government on March 28 announced it is investing $682,529 to six projects in Hearst, Ont., through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation.

Part of the investment includes funding of $206,92 for Shawn Lecours Logging Ltd., a logging and forest road construction company, to buy new equipment that will allow them to expand their operations, as well as reduce their wood waste and environmental impact.

“Through the collaborative partnerships we are announcing today, our government is ensuring Hearst’s economy continues to grow,” said Greg Rickford, Ontario Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, in a statement. “By investing in projects from varied sectors, we are promoting a more diverse, dynamic and innovative economic climate.”

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