November 27, 2023
Organizations Benefit from Community Services Recovery Fund
This important funding will help these organizations expand their reach to build a stronger more resilient community. It will allow them to adapt to emerging challenges and make an even greater impact on the lives of the people they serve
November 9, 2023
Fall 2023 Householder
In this householder delivered to your home this past week, you’ll see announcements, events and other MPs enjoying everything we have to offer.
October 20, 2023
Minister Blair officially opens new Health Services Centre at CFB North Bay
The new Health Services Centre at CFB North Bay is an important step forward for Canadian Armed Forces members deployed in our community. This federal investment of $22 million will considerably improve the health care provided to members at CFB North Bay, and demonstrates our commitment to supporting the people of our military.
September 6, 2023
Two Haileybury businesses receive funding from the Federal Government for renovations projects.
Investing in the North continues to help in creating opportunities for small businesses owners and build towards a thriving economy across Nipissing-Timiskaming.
August 30, 2023
Two area business benefit from FedNor investment
Strong local economies rely on the growth of local businesses. Strategic investments such as these will allow the two businesses to purchase equipment, increase production and find new ways to become more energy efficient.
August 30, 2023
Over $2-million invested by FedNor for northern communities in Nipissing-Timiskaming
These investments will help grow the regional economy. By helping local businesses innovate and grow, we can continue to create good jobs and ensure good living and working conditions for the people of Nipissing-Timiskaming and throughout Northern Ontario.
August 9, 2023
FedNor investing over $460,000 in business-led projects in the Temiskaming Shores area
FedNor’s support is going to help us continue to grow, to provide new, high-quality products to Northern Ontario, Canadians, and to the rest of the world, while expanding local operations and contributing to our community economy. Thanks to the Government of Canada, we will be able to build on our tradition of fine craftsmanship for years to come.
August 4, 2023
Crisis Centre of North Bay to receive $13,000 from the Enabling Accessibility Fund
When barriers to accessibility and inclusion are removed, Canadians with disabilities can participate fully, helping our communities thrive and our economy prosper. This funding for the Crisis Centre will make a big difference toward their overall operations and help us move forward towards a more inclusive community.
August 2, 2023
2023 Summer Householder
I hope everyone gets a chance this summer to enjoy some of the many wonderful things about what makes this country great, and in this…
August 1, 2023
Government of Canada funds projects to increase workplace inclusion and connect persons with disabilities with good jobs in North Bay
This funding will help make Yes Employment Services more accessible and inclusive for constituents in North Bay and the surrounding area. I’m proud of highlighting a program will allow a local local service to be better equipped to help employers around the region to hire and retain their employees with disabilities. This helps improve employment outcomes and will help grow the workforce, which is great news for our local economy
July 27, 2023
Canadian Wood Council receives $854,480 in support of Wood WORKS! program
Over the next two years, Wood WORKS! is expected to support 115 construction projects, create 750 jobs and generate increased wood sales by nearly $75 million. This is great news for families and businesses in Nipissing-Timiskaming and communities all across Northern Ontario that rely on the success of these key industries.
July 27, 2023
Canadore College Receives $50,000 to Expand Bike Trails
Canadore College has a commitment to the health and well-being of our students, employees, and community, and we thank the Government of Canada and our MP Anthony Rota for their support of this initiative.
July 26, 2023
Government of Canada invests over $300,000 to help local manufacturer improve competitiveness
This funding [of $15,000] was instrumental in allowing us to proceed with this critically important consulting project. Now complete, the project has identified various capital upgrades, process improvements, and facility changes that will lead to our improved competitiveness in the months and years ahead. We sincerely appreciate support of this project from the Federal Government, and Anthony Rota specifically
July 24, 2023
FedNor investing over $500,000 to support the growth of local business in North Bay
Strong local economies rely on local businesses. That is why I’m pleased to see the Government of Canada, and specifically FedNor, investing in projects like these, which support innovation and technology adoption while helping business to start up, scale up, and create local jobs in Northern Ontario.
July 12, 2023
Government of Canada invests $32,570 to help local art gallery develop a strategic plan
Museums have an important role to play in the economic recovery and vitality of our region. They help preserve and display works of art that represent the culture and the fabric of what makes our region unique to Canada. It is important for them to continue to see the support and commitment from the Federal Government so they can continue providing these important events and projects for the people of Nipissing-Timiskaming.
July 5, 2023
New Horizons for Seniors Program supports projects in Nipissing-Timiskaming
Helping seniors in Nipissing-Timiskaming stay active and connected is a priority for the Government of Canada
July 1, 2023
Happy Canada Day from M.P Anthony Rota
Canada Day is a time to celebrate our immense pride to be Canadian
June 23, 2023
Indigenous organizations in Nipissing-Timiskaming benefit from Department of Canadian Heritage funding
Acknowledging the history and legacy of residential schools brings the strength of our community together to ignite the conversation of Truth in that history.
June 19, 2023
FedNor invests $57,500 to support youth and responsible forestry development in the Temagami First Nation and beyond
This priority project is an excellent example of Indigenous-led resource development that maximizes the inherent strengths of the region to support jobs, growth and the long-term prosperity of the Temagami First Nation.
June 9, 2023
Nipissing—Timiskaming punching above its weight in social sciences and humanities research
The researchers here today explore relationships between individuals, groups, and their social worlds—work that helps build the foundations of vibrant, healthy and prosperous societies.
June 8, 2023
North Bay Pride 2023 receives Federal funding support
These types of grants help keep us visible in our community and reminds people within our own community, that they are seen while they see people just like them in all communities.
May 24, 2023
FedNor investment supports hiring Economic Development Officer in Temagami
The Municipality of Temagami has done a terrific job in putting together an economic plan that identifies opportunities they hope to capitalize on. This funding through FedNor will provide the necessary assistance to help them increase that potential
May 17, 2023
Nipissing-Timiskaming benefitting from Canada Community Building Fund
Investments in infrastructure stimulate local economies and create jobs in addition to facilitating municipal growth. The funding over the years from the CCBF has greatly benefited our riding and our constituents
May 12, 2023
Temiskaming Art Gallery receives funding from Canadian Heritage
Museums and cultural groups have an important role to play in the economic recovery and vitality of our region. It is important for them to continue to see the support and commitment from the Federal Government so they can continue providing these important events and projects for the people of Nipissing-Timiskaming
May 10, 2023
Canada Summer Jobs opportunities now available for youth in Nipissing-Timiskaming
Summer jobs are critical to the well-being of our local economy. The pool of capable, dynamic and diverse talent available to employers increases during summer months, allowing many businesses to meet their seasonal staffing needs.
May 4, 2023
Department of Canadian Heritage funds summer celebrations in Nipissing-Timiskaming
These are important days to celebrate and recognize as a community
April 26, 2023
MP Anthony Rota highlights importance of Community Sport for All Initiative
Through this funding we are building stronger and healthier communities in our riding, and right across the country. The transformative power of sport plays an important role in achieving this goal.
March 3, 2023
MP Rota visits North Bay Regional Health Centre with the focus on improving Health Care for Canadians
This was an opportunity have open dialogue about what needs there are in health care and how the federal government can assist in meeting those needs
February 23, 2023
FedNor investing in business and economic growth in the Timiskaming District
Northern Ontario is home to vibrant and diverse communities that contribute to the economic, social, and cultural vitality of the region. Through regional development agencies…
February 23, 2023
Canadian Heritage funding supports two local museums
Museums and cultural groups have an important role to play in the economic recovery and vitality of our region. It is important for them to continue to see the support and commitment from the Federal Government so they can continue providing these important events and projects for the people of Nipissing-Timiskaming.
February 13, 2023
Community Sport for All Initiative provides opportunities for underrepresented groups in Nipissing-Timiskaming
Sport plays an important role in building stronger, healthier communities across the country and should include space for all to participate
February 3, 2023
FedNor investing over $3.2 million for economic development and innovation projects in North Bay and region
The Government of Canada, through FedNor, is investing in technology to help large and small businesses become more innovative, competitive and successful, contributing to growth…
January 18, 2023
Constituents have more access to benefits and credits through free tax clinics
The enhancements to the CVITP Grant will allow this organization to spend less time on paperwork and more time helping those in need.
December 16, 2022
FedNor invests over $1.3 million to support Indigenous initiatives in Nipissing-Timiskaming
Key investments by the Government of Canada in Northern Ontario municipalities, First Nations communities, and organizations are helping to create jobs, growth, and resilient communities…
December 9, 2022
Government of Canada supports local arts sector with funding through Department of Canadian Heritage
'These projects will help us continue to celebrate our arts and culture here in North Bay and around Nipissing-Timiskaming'
August 18, 2022
Government of Canada invests $40,000 for youth internship at Temiskaming Art Gallery
“We at Temiskaming Art Gallery are proud to be where people can learn about and engage with culture through art, and a youth intern made possible by FedNor’s investment is going to help us expand our reach in the community and support art that brings vibrancy to our lives.”
August 17, 2022
KidSport North Bay benefits from the Community Sport for All Initiative
“Everyone in Canada, including people here in Nipissing-Timiskaming, should have access to quality sport and physical activity opportunities...That’s why this funding is so important to help grow participation in KidSport locally, so that even more kids get to experience that that sense of community, belonging and fun.”
August 16, 2022
Government of Canada invests close to $3 million to support innovation, cyber-security and seniors in North Bay and beyond
“These projects will help unleash the economic potential of Northern Ontario’s innovation ecosystem, provide vital support seniors and pave the way to providing a sustainable source of clean drinking water to rural and remote First Nations.”
August 15, 2022
Nipissing-Timiskaming residents awarded the Platinum Jubilee pin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
“This was a perfect opportunity to recognize many local residents who quietly donate their time for local charities and organizations. They embody the virtues of the Queen’s 70-year legacy of selflessness and steadfast service, and they really are unsung heroes of our region.”
August 9, 2022
The Government of Canada invests in a nature smart climate solution project in Mattawa
"Private landowners across Ontario will gain a better knowledge of the make-up of their forests and will learn new solutions and skills that contribute positively to our era’s greatest ecosystem challenges.”
August 3, 2022
Nipissing-Timiskaming residents awarded the Platinum Jubilee pin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
“It is important to recognize the work of community volunteerism, activism and leadership and make sure those efforts do not go unnoticed."
July 27, 2022
Government of Canada Supports North Bay Pride 2022
"These celebrations are a time to remind us of the resiliency, spirit, and presence of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and communities across Canada and right here in Nipissing-Timiskaming.”
July 8, 2022
Veterans Affairs Canada funds two Legion Branch projects in Nipissing-Timiskaming
'Our Legion members and our Veterans have done so much for all of us, and it is important that we are there for them,'
June 30, 2022
Les Compagnons des Francs Loisirs Cultural Programming Receives Federal Support.
'The project aims to broadcast a dozen interactive shows and workshops for children aged 2 to 5 in French-language daycare centres and for 100 to 150 children in public and catholic school boards in the region.'
June 30, 2022
North Bay Community Recreation Centre Receives Funding from Government of Canada
'The funding will help with the costs of the architecture and engineering design, construction and commissioning of a net-zero-carbon fully accessible 85,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose community and recreation centre.'
June 28, 2022
New Horizons for Seniors Program supports projects in North Bay
'The last two years have been an especially trying time on seniors and we have to do what we can to support them because they have made and continue to make great contributions to our communities here in Nipissing-Timiskaming and right across Canada.'
June 27, 2022
New Horizons for Seniors Program supports projects in Temagami and New Liskeard
'The projects being supported today will provide seniors an opportunity to participate in meaningful activities which nurture their personal growth and foster community vitality'
May 11, 2022
Cobalt’s Historic Mining Camp Family Park upgraded and modernized with FedNor Funding
'Building up community infrastructure is vital to the long-term success of Nipissing-Timiskaming'
April 26, 2022
Over 500 Canada Summer Jobs opportunities now available for youth in Nipissing-Timiskaming
'Small business owners in Nipissing-Timiskaming increasingly depend on the contributions of young people who work with them'
April 22, 2022
Over 2,400 Nipissing-Timiskaming will see improved access to high-speed Internet
'People’s lives are moving more and more online, and the investments being made today will create incredible potential for our residents to work, learn and keep in touch with their loved ones from home'
March 11, 2022
Over $40,000 is being provided to assist with a heritage project in Temiskaming Shores.
'Supporting this project will help build more inclusive communities. Through these projects we will be bringing people together to share ideas and create something that will have a lasting impact'
March 2, 2022
Government of Canada invests $250,000 to complete study on expanding Northern Ontario’s first cobalt refinery to create a battery materials park
'With one of the largest concentration of mining and related businesses in Canada, Northern Ontario’s mining industry is a key economic driver that fuels social and economic growth, while creating jobs and opportunities for families throughout the region'
February 24, 2022
Over $2.4 million in FedNor funding aiding projects in Nipissing-Timiskaming
'Support to our downtown cores, our community centres, and our parks and greenspaces will help us on our road to economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.'
February 11, 2022
Five Municipalities receive support for stronger asset management practices
'Investing in infrastructure planning here in Nipissing-Timiskaming is an important step to building strong communities'
February 3, 2022
Jack Garland Airport Benefits from Airports Capital Assistance Program
'This investment will help ensure continued safe and reliable airport operations for residents in North Bay and the surrounding area'
January 13, 2022
Support for local organizations hosting free tax clinics
'The work these community organizations perform are so important to many constituents in Nipissing-Timiskaming'
December 17, 2021
Department of Canadian Heritage funds six projects in Nipissing-Timiskaming
'Museums and cultural groups have an important role to play in the economic recovery and vitality of our region'
August 12, 2021
Government of Canada funds Native People of Nipissing Non-Profit Residential Development to develop transition house project
'The health, safety and well-being of all people including Indigenous Peoples in Nipissing-Timiskaming will remain a top priority'
August 9, 2021
Over $1 million approved to support an inclusive recovery in Nipissing-Timiskaming
'As we move towards an inclusive recovery, meaningful progress to advance gender equality is needed now more than ever to ensure no one is left behind'
August 6, 2021
Over 8,500 Nipissing-Timiskaming residents to benefit from historic agreement to improve access to high-speed Internet
'Broadband is critical infrastructure, and the pandemic has made this more apparent than ever'
August 4, 2021
The North Bay Jack Garland Airport Corporation is receiving more than $1.1M from federal government to maintain regional connectivity and jobs
'This important project will enable the North Bay Jack Garland Airport to overcome the financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and allow them to be in a position to play a meaningful role in the region's economic recovery in the months to come'
July 7, 2021
Six Legion Branches in Nipissing-Timiskaming receive funding to support local Veterans
'The past several months has been extremely difficult for many Canadians, Veterans included. Our Legions give support and supply services to our Veterans, and helping these branches continue to operate is but a small part of our recognition of their service'
June 28, 2021
Funding will support researchers at Nipissing University as they push their big ideas, discoveries and innovations forward
'The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that society cannot move forward without the strong contribution of researchers from across Canada and also right here in Nipissing-Timiskaming'
June 18, 2021
Government of Canada invests over $1.6 million to bring high-speed Internet to more than 684 more homes in Northern Ontario
'Connecting people in Nipissing-Timiskaming continues to be a high priority. Residents of Powassan and Hornell Heights will soon have access to reliable, high-speed Internet so that they can work, learn and keep in touch with their loved ones from home'
June 14, 2021
Government of Canada invests in new projects under the Rail Safety Improvement Program
A new project in North Bay to improve safety around Canada’s rail transportation system will receive support from the federal government. A total of $143,402…
June 10, 2021
Two community-led infrastructure projects receive funding as part of the Government of Canada’s Healthy Communities Initiative
'I’m happy to see two great organizations getting funding for worthwhile projects that will help residents of North Bay and Nipissing-Timiskaming'
June 8, 2021
Investing in Nipissing-Timiskaming to respond to the impacts of COVID-19
'By investing in infrastructure we can create jobs and build stronger, more resilient communities. The upgrades announced today will help build the future we want tomorrow'
June 3, 2021
Government of Canada supports Francophone organizations to create jobs and accelerate growth and recovery efforts in Northeastern Ontario
'Canada’s rich Francophone heritage plays an important role in strengthening and diversifying our regional economy'
June 1, 2021
North Bay Pride Festival gets federal funding
'These festivals and events bring people together to celebrate our local arts and culture and heritage and it is important to continue to support the 2SLGBTQ+ community here in Nipissing-Timiskaming'
May 28, 2021
Three French language organizations in Nipissing-Timiskaming receive increase in government funding
'French language and French culture make up a significant part of our history. Official language minority communities are working hard to keep their language and culture relevant, strong and thriving today and into the future'
May 19, 2021
Canada Summer Jobs opportunities now available for young Canadians in Nipissing-Timiskaming
“The Canada Summer Jobs program has proven to be a valuable opportunity for young people in our riding get that first-time job experience and assist our small businesses in hiring and training young people.”
May 18, 2021
On The Edge Fringe Festival receives funding
The On The Edge Fringe Festival will receive $66,000 in total over a four-year period. The funding comes from the Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Arts Presentation Fund Program.
April 28, 2021
Investing in Nipissing-Timiskaming schools to protect against COVID-19
'Energy-efficient schools will support better indoor air quality, leading to better health outcomes for Ontario students and educators, something that has become particularly important with the COVID-19 pandemic'
April 23, 2021
Three projects in Nipissing-Timiskaming receive Federal Funding
Residents in North Bay, Powassan and Callander will all see improvements to some recreational and cultural activities thanks to an Infrastructure Investment announced on Friday.