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$1.5 million funding internships in Nipissing

Over 50 job placement opportunities are being funded by the province in Nipissing.  

Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing announced that the Ontario government is providing $1,582,332 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). 

“By providing financial assistance for businesses to hire interns, our government has helped strengthened Nipissing’s workforce,” says Fedeli. “Through the province’s Open for Business approach, we are making Northern Ontario more attractive to investors, entrepreneurs and job creators.”

Some of the internship investments include:
– $67,292 for Northland Glass & Metal to hire two Project Manager interns.
– $64,762 for Drillco Mining and Exploration to hire a Mechanical Engineer Intern and an Inventory Manager and Purchasing Agent Intern.
– $63,471 for One Red Maple to hire a Business Development Intern and a Junior Software Developer Intern.
– $54,941 for Critchley Hill Architecture to hire two Architect Interns.
– $20,649 for Jackman’s to hire a Florist Intern.

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“The NOHFC internship program has made it possible for us to bring a new person into our industry and train them,” says Erin Pond, Owner of Jackman’s.  “With their help strengthening our team, Jackman’s has been able to keep up with all our holiday floral orders.”

The province says since June 2018, the NOHFC has invested more than $578 million in 4,935 projects in Northern Ontario, leveraging more than $1.87 billion in investment and creating or sustaining over 7,870 jobs.

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