The southwestern New Brunswick region will benefit from investments to help bring people back to public spaces safely

Backgrounder

The Government of Canada invests more than $453,000 in three community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL

Town of St. Stephen

Kevin Sumner

Kev.sumner@chocolatetown.ca

506-466-7700 ext. 130

To support upgrades to the outdoor plaza including new walkways, lighting, benches and other amenities to improve this downtown gathering space. $253,900

Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc.

Blacks Harbour

Briana Cowie

bcowie@ecw.ngo

506-456-6001

To support accessible and green outdoor spaces in the Village of Blacks Harbour, such as the Farmers market, with the addition of washrooms, charging stations and Wi-Fi. $103,300

The Coastal Link Trail

St. George

Cherie Stewart

Cherie.stewart@snbsc.ca

506-466-7369

To re-purpose former NB Railway lands that pass through St. George with an accessible paved trail suitable for walking and cycling. Crosswalks and signage will also be improved to ensure safe access to the trail. $95,861
Total   $453,061

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

Ann Kenney
Senior Communications Officer
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Ann.kenney@acoa.apeca.gc.ca

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