Guelph and Wellington County to receive over $2.6 million to support community infrastructure and tourism industry

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Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a FedDev Ontario investment of over $2.6 million, through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) and Tourism Relief Fund (TRF), to support eight community projects across Guelph and Wellington County:

Recipient Name Project Funding contribution Fund

10C Shared Space

Improve Guelph Farmers’ Market and expand operations to seven days a week.

$709,576

CCRF

City of Guelph

Revitalize Riverside Park, including park bandshell, washrooms and amusement train ride.

$750,000

CCRF

Corporation of the Town of Minto

Transform vacant property located in the heart of downtown Clifford into the Clifford Rotary Celebration Square.

$65,335

CCRF

Guelph Hiking Trail Club

Improve downtown section of Trans Canada Trail.

$15,000

CCRF

Township of Guelph/Eramosa

Construct and install a 1,800-square foot accessible and gender-neutral washroom facility and adjoining 3,000-square foot outdoor pavilion in Rockmosa Park.

$750,000

CCRF

Erin Agricultural Society

Upgrade electrical infrastructure at Erin Fairgrounds.

$39,750

CCRF

Erin Agricultural Society

Enhance and expand 2022 Erin Fall Fair.

$82,350

TRF

The Corporation of the Township of Centre Wellington

Install new permanent public washroom at Hoffer Park, near Elora Gorge.

$208,600

TRF

Today’s $2.6 million Government of Canada investment is pending successful completion of signed contribution agreements.

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News release: Guelph and Wellington County to receive over $2.6 million to help revitalize community infrastructure and tourism industry

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