Backgrounder: Communities of Main-à-Dieu, Dominion will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests $70,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL
Main-A-Dieu Community Development Association Renovate the Coastal Discovery Centre to expand its outdoor recreational space by creating a walking track as well as a multi-purpose sports pad that can be used as a tennis, ball hockey or basketball court. Upgrades will also be made to the lighting so the space can be used for extended hours each day by members of the community.  $45,000
non-repayable
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 78 Dominion Revitalize the outdoor space by constructing an accessible outdoor deck to host larger events to generate revenue for the facility. This will aid in its continued operation and serve as an important community amenity.  $25,000
non-repayable
Total   $70,000

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

Pauline Mesher
President
Main-A-Dieu Community Development Association
902-577-2433
paulinemesher47@gmail.com

Paul Prince
President
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #78
902-577-5232
scottiep44@hotmail.com


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