Avalon Region will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely


The Government of Canada invests close to $327,000 in four community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

:  Town of Point Lance.

Project:  Develop and enhance a public outdoor space to include an accessible boardwalk, change rooms/restroom facilities, a gazebo, beach huts and other amenities to help revitalize the community.

Total:  $150,000

:  St. Mary’s Bay North Regional Development Association.

Project:  Upgrade St. Joseph's Legacy Park with enhancements such as a new boardwalk, event gazebo, land improvements, play areas and a heritage monument.

Total:  $71,685

:  Town of Holyrood

Project Improve North Arm River Park with parking lot upgrades, an accessible ramp, a gazebo performance area, landscaping, trail resurfacing and a platform overlooking the river to make the area more accessible and enjoyable.

Total:  $60,000

:  Tors Cove Hall Committee Inc.

Project Increase energy efficiency, accessibility and amenities at Tors Cove Hall by upgrading the electrical system to accommodate a new heating and lighting system, installing a mini-split heating system, making the facility more accessible and adding a kitchenette for community events.

Total:  $45,000

TOTAL:  $326,685


Catherine Mounier-Desrochers

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Economic

Development and Official Languages


Paul McGrath

Director of Communications

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Newfoundland and Labrador



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