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Mining

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Kenora is located in the heart of the mineral rich Canadian Shield, on the western edge of Northwestern Ontario, in close proximity to Manitoba to the east and Ontario’s Ring of Fire to the west. In Ontario there are several mines and exploration in projects that are in close proximity to Kenora.

Fast Facts

  • Companies engaged in exploration activities spent an estimated $754 million in Ontario in 2013, much of which was spent in Northwestern Ontario;

Key Advantages

  • An available skilled labour force
  • Strong capacity for workforce training and development;
  • Transportation capacity;
  • Transportation choices;
  • Shovel-ready industrial parks and sites;
  • Over 6,500 housing units;
  • Electric power capacity.