Spiderman, Black Widow and a Mandalorian accept $40k check

Spiderman, Black Widow, a Mandalorian and Northern Ontario Expo (NOE) board member Brandon Laroque were on hand to receive a check for $40k from MAT Tourism Grant committee members Tiffany Thibeau and Steven Viccagee! These funds supported NOE’s TimminsCon 2024.

The event took place on April 20-21 and drew 700 visitors from the region and across the Quebec border, as well as vendors from the province, and talent from across Canada and the United States.

For more information, contact Noella.Rinaldo@Timmins.ca or 705-360-2600 x 7081.

About the MAT Fund

The MAT Fund, administered by the TEDC, offers strategic investment and funding to promote and grow the tourism industry in the City of Timmins. Find more information at timminsedc.com/mat-fund/.

About the TEDC

The TEDC is the city’s non-profit community economic development team. We facilitate and support economic and social activity that creates jobs, diversifies the economy and improves quality of life.

Land Acknowledgement

The TEDC acknowledges that we are located on the traditional Lands of Mattagami First Nation, Flying Post First Nation, and Matachewan First Nation, home to many Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, Algonquin and Métis people. We also acknowledge that we are situated in Treaty 9 territory (also known as the James Bay Treaty), which is steeped in the rich Indigenous history of many First Nations, Metis and Inuit People.