Earlier this spring, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, announced the development of the Prosperity and Growth Strategy for Northern Ontario, an economic roadmap that will inform the Government of Canada about its investments and activities in the region. To ensure the needs and priorities of Northern Ontarians are fully considered, FedNor is currently leading engagement efforts with a broad range of stakeholders representing the region’s many social, economic and business interests. These efforts are focused on the priorities central to the Government of Canada’s Innovation and Skills Plan, including: regional innovation ecosystems; investment in and scale-up of firms; clean growth; and community economic development and diversification.
The short questionnaire should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. The deadline to provide your input is September 15th, 2017. Your participation is important to and will help ensure the final Prosperity and Growth Strategy is best positioned to deliver results for the people, communities and businesses of Northern Ontario.