London region receives more than $3.7 million to support 10 community infrastructure and tourism projects

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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 $3.7 million through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) and Tourism Relief Fund (TRF), for 10 community projects across the London region:

Recipient Name Project Funding contribution Fund

1st Hussars Cavalry Fund

Restore and preserve HOLY ROLLER, a WWII Canadian Army Sherman Tank of the 6th Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars).

$190,000

TRF

Boler Mountain

Extend season by upgrading snow equipment at Boler Mountain.

$500,000

TRF

Corporation of the City of London

Implement “Welcome to the Heart of London” project to enhance downtown experience for locals and visitors. 

$420,000

TRF

London Children's Museum

Adapt the top floor of the historic Kellogg’s cereal factory in London into a new Children’s Museum.

$500,000

TRF

London Music Hall

Enhance Fall Music Festival by hosting in indoor and outdoor spaces.

$100,000

TRF

RBC Place London

Modernize and update protocols to meet health and safety requirements and enhance overall onsite guest experience at London Convention Centre.

$428,206

TRF

Corporation of the City of London

Construct and install “Village Green” in Hyde Park.

$562,500

CCRF

Corporation of the City of London

Revitalize King Street Parkette in downtown London, located adjacent to RBC Place London.

$534,862

CCRF

Indwell

Install three-story mosaic panels and murals on newly constructed affordable housing building.

$60,000

CCRF

London Optimist Sports Centre

Install new artificial turf at BMO Centre.

$450,000

CCRF

Today’s $3.7-million Government of Canada investment is pending successful completion of signed contribution agreements. 

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