MMDF is providing the Thompson Community Development Corporation $100,000 towards the Thompson Winter Weather Testing Centre of Excellence. The funds will be used for a feasibility study and business plan to establish a winter weather testing centre campus.
MMDF is providing Uptown Emporium $50,000 for the development of the ImagiNorthern Strategy. Uptown Emporium will use the funds to complete their data collection phase in order to sustainably implement their business model throughout the north.
MMDF is providing $25,000 towards the implementation of a Sled Friendly training/certification program for communities and businesses in northern Manitoba. This program is part of an overall Snowmobile Tourism Strategy that was developed in partnership with Travel Manitoba, MTEC, CRED and CEDF.
MMDF is providing $300,000 to support exploration activities at the Jean Lake and Zoro Lithium sites located in the Snow Lake area. Funding from MMDF will support early exploration activities within the Jean Lake properties and a winter drill program within the Zoro Lithium properties.
MMDF is providing $98,000 to the City of Flin Flon for the development of a Regional Investment Attraction Toolkit. This toolkit will include marketable profiles, priority industries and business cases to expedite investment in the region.
MMDF is providing $300,000 towards 1911 Gold’s 2021/22 Regional Exploration Program in southeast Manitoba. The project involves exploration of the Company’s mineral dispositions extending east from Manigotagan to Beresford Lake. Funding from MMDF would go towards bedrock geological mapping, prospecting, rock geochemical sampling and surficial geochemistry in the designated areas.
MMDF is providing $84,172 to Community Futures North Central Development to install six (6) level 3 (L3) charging stations for electric vehicles on PTH 10 and PTH 6. This project is in partnership with Natural Resources Canada, CEDF, City of Thompson, Thompson Chamber of Commerce, Town of The Pas, and Misipawistik Cree Nation.
MMDF contributed $15,500 to 7268425 Manitoba Ltd. for early exploration work at their site located about 50km south of Prawda, Manitoba. The project involved field work such as soil sampling, geo-mapping, and drone surveying within the area.
MMDF is providing $300,000 over three years to BWR Exploration for its Little Stull Lake Gold Project. Upon receiving the grant, the funds will be used directly to prepare Little Stull Lake for the arrival of the 2021 exploration crew. The approval of funds is conditional upon the completion of consultations with the community and the discussion of partnership opportunities with Manto Sipi Cree Nation.
Big Ridge Gold Corp. is completing an archaeological study for their Oxford Lake Project. The project is located MMDF is providing $50,000 towards this study.