Backgrounder: Guysborough and Cheticamp will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $127,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL
Municipality of the District of Guysborough  Upgrade Main Street in Canso, as well as the downtown park and waterfront areas, including new signage at the community entrance and along the main street corridor; beautifying Sailor’s Rest downtown park by installing new signage and clearing out vegetation; and the creation of a Stan Rogers-themed Geocache experience to encourage residents and visitors to explore the community.  $103,781
non-repayable
Club des retraités de Chéticamp Undertake upgrades to create an extra usable space in the lower level of the building to accommodate more than one group at a time; and install a heating pump for efficient temperature control. The upgrades will help the operators attract events, contributing to its sustainability.   $24,044
non-repayable
Total   $127,825

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

Warden Vernon Pitts
District Six
Municipality of the District of Guysborough
902-533-3597
vpitts@modg.ca

J Henri Poirier
President
Le Club des Retraites de Cheticamp
902-224-3693
jhpoirier@gmail.com

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