Ontario is supporting the construction and maintenance of community access and forestry roads this year.

In 2005, the government established the Provincial Forest Access Roads Funding Program as a way to contribute its share of costs to build and maintain public access roads in Crown forests. The latest support for the roads amounts to $74 million this year.

“Investing in community access and forestry roads benefits communities across Northern Ontario,” said Bill Mauro, MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan and minister of Municipal Affairs, in a news release on Thursday.

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