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

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $104,000 in two community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

Client Name Project Total
Port Hood and District Recreation Commission   Upgrade the Al MacInnis Sport Centre to improve energy efficiency and accessibility by installing new windows and doors - including automatic accessible entrance doors, signage, LED lighting and catch basins, as well as parking lot improvements.   $65,427 non-repayable
Dominion Italian Community Club  Install energy-efficient kitchen appliances and pave a portion of the parking lot leading to the main entrance to address issues for people with mobility concerns. Electrical and aesthetic upgrades will improve the functionality of the space and help the operators attract more events, contributing to its sustainability.   $39,000 non-repayable
Total   $104,427

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

Lloyd MacDonald
President
Port Hood and District Recreation Commission
902-631-5148
recpresident@porthood.ca

Frankie Canova
President
Dominion Italian Community Club
902-561-6202
fmcanova@hotmail.com

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