Jamie Schmale says business owners in Northern Ontario have the same concerns as people in Haliburton.

Is his role as Shadow Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, the Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, Brock M.P. was touring the north recently.

Schmale says he hears the same worries from entrepreneurs wherever he travels.

Schmale adds access to good paying jobs is a major worry of residents in the north.