City of Markham receives over $3.1 million for 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) and Member of Parliament for Markham–Stouffville, announced over $3.1 million for seven projects in Markham.

With these investments, through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) and Tourism Relief Fund (TRF), recipients will build and enhance community infrastructure, safely welcome back visitors to tourist attractions, and help to strengthen the local economy.

Projects and contribution - Ontario Tourism
Recipient Name Project Funding contribution Fund
The Corporation of the City of Markham Improve the Markham Centre Trail Network, which includes the creation of an asphalt trail, with maps and signage. $750,000 CCRF
The Corporation of the City of Markham Implement Sidewalk Construction Program to construct 2.85 kilometres of new sidewalks along roads at seven sites in Markham. $750,000 CCRF
The Corporation of the City of Markham Remove and replace playground equipment at up to nine parks in Markham. $576,375 CCRF
The Corporation of the City of Markham Construct Rouge Valley off-road trail. $450,000 CCRF
The Corporation of the City of Markham Remove and replace splash pad at Millennium Park. $322,200 CCRF
The Corporation of the City of Markham Support 'Trees for Tomorrow,' an initiative that facilitates tree planting of 18 existing parks and valley lands. $91,125 CCRF
Destination Markham Corporation* Create a strategic plan for Markham's tourism sector including sports tourism, events and business travel. $200,000 TRF

* Pending signing of contribution agreement

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