Funding fact sheet: Big investments in drain tile for northwestern Ontario
September 21, 2021 ByBree Rody
ONTARIO | The province of Ontario is investing more than $1.3 million in funding toward agricultural drainage in the province’s northwestern region.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. will invest $1 million in the Rainy River Future Development Corporation to implement a two-year tile drainage program, which will support installation of tile across 1,900 acres of land, affecting 10 farmers in the area. An additional $374,833 will go to Tait Bros. Contracting to purchase equipment and expand its tile drainage installation business and establish an office in Rainy River.
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