A livestock pilot project is in the works for Northern Ontario.

The province is looking at building a beef farm to create more jobs and boost economic growth in Northeastern Ontario.

Timiskaming – Cochrane MPP John Vanthof says there are part time farms in the area, but the province wants to create a full time farm.

Vanthof says the province is looking at building a two thousand acre farm between Kapuskasing and Cochrane.

He says the province is looking to build a two thousand acre farm between Kapuskasing and Cochrane.

The Ontario government is hoping this will bring more people to the north.

(Written By: Mackenzie Read)