Sydney and Louisburg Railway Historical Society and Reserve Mines Senior Citizens and Pensioners Recreation Club

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $126,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL
Sydney and Louisburg Railway Historical Society  Renovate and repair structural issues with the roof and foundation of the heritage building to protect historical artifacts; conserve energy by converting from oil to heat pumps and upgrading entryways; improving the accessibility of the station building and renovating to accommodate new visitor information centre services to improve the visitor experience and sustain operations.

$75,000
non-repayable

 

Reserve Mines Senior Citizens and Pensioners Recreation Club  Undertake facility upgrades to address capacity and accessibility, including the creation of an outdoor space to host community members while social distancing, which will also be fully accessible. Chairs, tables and a generator will be purchased for use when extreme weather necessitates the use of a safe gathering place.  $51,787
non-repayable
Total   $126,787

Contacts

Marianne Blondin
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Official Languages and of the
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Marianne.Blondin@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

Chris Brooks
Communications Director, Nova Scotia
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
902-830-3839
chris.brooks@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

Chris Bellemore
President
Sydney and Louisburg Railway Museum
sandl@seaside.ns.ca

Mel Bryden
President
Reserve Mines Senior Citizens and Pensioners Club
(902) 578-2652
Mel_bryden@yahoo.ca

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