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MINISTER MOORE ANNOUNCES INVESTMENTS for COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE Projects IN CAPE BRETON

SYDNEY (NS) – August 28, 2013 – As part of the Government’s Economic Action Plan 2012, the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) today announced funding for four recreation infrastructure projects in Cape Breton.

"Across the country, community centres, cultural centres, hockey rinks, swimming pools, and other community recreational facilities are being improved thanks to support from our Government’s Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund,” said Minister Moore.  "By improving community recreation facilities in Cape Breton, we are helping to build strong, vibrant communities and contributing to local economic growth.”

With a federal investment of $147,444 through Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation (ECBC), the Government of Canada is supporting upgrades to the following facilities:

• The Marcia Fiolek Memorial Community Playground Society will receive $11,958 to make significant playground improvements. The playground is situated adjacent to the MacDonald Elementary School in Dominion and will be named in memory of Marcia Fiolek, a young student at the school who had committed much time and energy to fundraise for a new playground.

• The Town of Port Hawkesbury will receive $15,400 to acquire and install equipment at the MacQuarrie Street Extension playground in Port Hawkesbury. The community has established the Port Hawkesbury Community Park Committee to refurbish the area and this project represents the first phase of the rehabilitation of the facility.

• The Victoria Highland Civic Centre in Baddeck will receive $20,086 to make upgrades to the arena including the modernization of dressing rooms and the acquisition of a dehumidifier system that will improve ice quality. This facility is the only artificial ice service in Victoria County.

• The Whycocomagh Waterfront Association will receive $100,000 to renovate its community hall. The project includes various interior renovations and the construction of a deck with accessibility ramps. 

In Economic Action Plan 2012, the Government of Canada announced further support to help communities across the country modernize their infrastructure, committing $150 million over two years to the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund. The Fund supports projects that look to improve existing community infrastructure, such as community centres, recreational buildings, local arenas, cultural and other community facilities.

The Fund supports, on a cost-shared basis, repairs and improvements to existing community infrastructure that is accessible for use by the public. Recipients may receive contributions of up to $1 million and must leverage a minimum of 50% of funding from other sources.

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INFORMATION:

Cathy MacIntyre
Marcia Fiolek Memorial Community Playground Society
902 563-5777

Paula Davis, Recreation Director
Town of Port Hawkesbury
902 625-7891

 

Ed Carey
Victoria Highland Civic Center
902 295-2251
 

Craig Gillis, Treasurer
Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre Association  
902 625-0471
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D.A.Landry                                                                     
ECBC Communications
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