Backgrounder: Cape Breton and Richmond Counties will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely

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The Government of Canada invests more than $160,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL MEDIA CONTACT
Two Rivers Development Association

Upgrade the Two Rivers Wildlife Park by adding hiking trail signage and seating areas, paving and expanding the parking area and improving roadways to make the park safer and more accessible.

Add overnight and seasonal campsites as well as a basketball court, creating new outdoor recreation opportunities for visitors.

$133,425
non-repayable
 

Haeley Anglois
Office Administrator
Two Rivers Development Association
902-565-1317
haeleylangloiss@gmail.com

Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre

Build on the Centre’s social enterprise, the Richmond River Roots Market Garden, creating a sensory garden and outdoor classroom to increase food literacy and self-sufficiency in Richmond County.

Add a wheelchair ramp, widen a doorway and upgrade a restroom to increase accessibility to the Garden and its programs.

$36,570
non-repayable

Juanita Mombourquette
Board Chair
Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre
902-535-2320
902-471-5013 (cell)
juanitamombourquette@gmail.com

Total   $169,995  

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.ga.ca

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