NPI Suggests Seperate Government Spending Areas In Region

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 06:31 AM

A new line of thinking about northern Ontario.

A report from the Northern Policy Institute suggests it would be better for our economy to treat northern Ontario as eleven separate areas.

It divides the North into six so-called "city-regions" like Kenora and Thunder Bay, and five "industrial corridors" like Fort Frances and Greenstone-Marathon.

The Institute says government funding and planning should be tailored to each specific region because communities in the North are so diverse.