A $25 million investment will be made to create more jobs in Northern Ontario.

The federal government announced that their investment will be made over the next five years through FedNor.

FONOM President Alan Spacek says receiving funding for economic development in Northern Ontario is always good news for job creation.

Spacek says FedNor has been very active in economic development initiatives, and this will help them continue that.

He also says the federal government has announced a strategy to broaden future economic development projects in Northern Ontario.