Federal Liberal Northern Ontario MP’s including Anthony Rota gathered recently in Thunder Bay.

It was announced the feds would be spending $870,000 in funding to support summer job creation.

That money will enable 213 students to find work including many in Nipissing-Temiskaming .

In addition, Rota says a few other issues were discussed include affordable housing and Fednor funding.

He says other key issues were the Northern Ontario prosperity and growth strategy and infrastructure spending.

Rota says it’s important members from various regions work together on a common prosperity and growth strategy.

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