Backgrounder: Glace Bay area will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely


The Government of Canada invests more than $142,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

Jaycee Tracey Memorial Society Install accessible playground equipment for young children, including a swing set with seats appropriate for infants/toddlers and children with disabilities, a slide, a tunnel and a truck piece for imaginative play.  $57,330
Future Ready Youth Society Build an accessible walking path and install a pedestrian bridge to improve safety in an area of Glace Bay known as “the Burr” adjacent to Glace Bay High School. $85,000
Total   $142,330


Marianne Blondin
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Official Languages and of the
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Chris Brooks
Communications Director, Nova Scotia
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Dr. Carol Boutilier
Jaycee Tracey Memorial Society
902 371-0627

Todd McDougall
President, Future Ready Youth Society
Child and Youth Care Practitioner
(902) 849-2885

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