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

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $462,000 in 10 community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.


Client
:  Amaruk Golf and Sports Club Inc.

Project:  Renovate an older building to develop it into an accessible multi-purpose facility by upgrading the restrooms, storage and welcome areas.

Total:  $120,000


Client
:  Smokey Mountain Ski Club

Project:  Upgrade grooming equipment, enhance the snowboard park and improve the trails for walking, hiking and the future development of a bike park.

Total:  $85,340


Client
:  Pinware Town Council

Project:  Renovate the community centre to improve its amenities and make it more accessible by adding front and fire escape wheelchair ramps, new shingles, windows, doors and siding. Update the interior to make it more energy efficient with better insulation, LED lights and a heat pump system.

Total:  $50,000


Client
:  Snowbirds Gymnastics Club Inc.

Project:  Expand and improve program offerings to more residents by adding gymnastic equipment to accommodate a wider range of ages and skill levels.

Total:  $48,750


Client
:  Town of L’Anse au Clair

Project:  Develop community greenhouses and acquire a brush mower and energy efficient lighting to enhance trails and other outdoor spaces.

Total:  $47,307


Client
:  Melville Mantas Swim Club Inc.

Project:  Add equipment for hosting swim meets and to make the facility more accessible.

Total:  $26,133


Client
:  Basque Whalers Snowmobile Club

Project:  Upgrade the trail system from Red Bay to the Quebec/Labrador border and improve the garage maintenance area for better access to equipment and repairs.

Total:  $22,500


Client
:  Indoor Play Labrador Inc.

Project:  Acquire therapeutic equipment and renovate the facility to improve accessibility with a sensory room for children of all abilities to play together.

Total:  $21,750


Client
:  Town of Mary’s Harbour

Project:  Expand a community garden and construct a root cellar and tool shed to help revitalize the community space.

Total:  $21,652


Client
:  Eastern Labrador Arts Alliance Inc.

Project:  Upgrade with more LED lighting and portable lights for the theatre and throughout the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre.

Total:  $19,165


TOTAL:  $462,597

Contacts

Catherine Mounier-Desrochers

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Economic

Development and Official Languages

Catherine.Mounier-Desrochers@canada.ca


Paul McGrath

Director of Communications

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Newfoundland and Labrador

709-689-5731

paul.mcgrath@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

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