Magnetawan First Nation is set to receive up to $10,000 in funding for tourism development.

Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller announced Friday in Huntsville the First Nation community is included in funding through the Rural Economic Development program for a tourism development study as part of the Government for the People’s Open for Business plan.

In his announcement, Miller said “our government is proud to support projects that help to grow jobs and open the doors to economic development in rural and Indigenous communities,” adding he was pleased to be able to help communities identify their economic strengths and develop strategies that can attract business and investment.

Magnetawan First Nation is among more than 80 approved Rural Economic Development projects across the province.