Category: In the Media

Article link: Smart cities consortium, UofT, Palette Skills among orgs receiving millions in government funding

MP Marco Mendicino Innovate Cities funding announcement, August 27th 2019

BetaKit link: Smart cities consortium, UofT, Palette Skills among orgs receiving millions in government funding On Tuesday, the Government of Canada announced an investment of up to $11.1 million in order to develop a “made-in-Canada” Smart Cities Innovation Cluster. The funding, which comes through FedDev Ontario, will go to Innovate Cities, a newly-founded consortium of… Read more »

Article link: High-speed internet comes to Parry Sound area communities

MP Mendicino with Carling Township's Kevin McLlwain and Parry Sound Councillor Vanessa Backman, August 16th 2019

ParrySound.com link: High-speed internet comes to Parry Sound area communities High-speed internet access for all is coming to communities across the Parry Sound area. Announced by the federal government on Friday, Aug. 16, the Connect to Innovate program will see $2.2-million for Bell Canada to bring new or improved high-speed internet to Moose Deer Point… Read more »

Article link: Feds in Muskoka to announce $4.4 million in infrastructure funding

MP Mendicino Bracebridge municipal infrastructure funding announcement, August 16th 2019

MuskokaRegion.com link: Feds in Muskoka to announce $4.4 million in infrastructure funding The federal government is investing more than $4.4 million in Parry-Sound-Muskoka and Haliburton County. With the Black Bridge in Bracebridge as a backdrop, MP Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities — and on behalf of the minister of… Read more »

Video: Power & Politics: Combating Gun Violence

MP Marco Mendicino on Power & Politics, August 13th 2019

Click the image above, or visit the CBC Power & Politics link (01:55 to 10:50), to watch the video: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1586225731905 MP Marco Mendicino discusses the steps the federal government is taking to combat gun violence.

Article link: Struggling with violence, Lawrence Heights may not get the community centre it was promised

Councillor Mike Colle, City Hall

Toronto Star link: Struggling with violence, Lawrence Heights may not get the community centre it was promised Toronto.com link: Struggling with violence, Lawrence Heights may not get the community centre it was promised Marco Mendicino, Liberal MP for the area and parliamentary secretary to the federal Minister of Infrastructure, told the Star in his own… Read more »