June 2, 2014
Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families, to support the Reserve forces, to support operations home and abroad, and to ensure the health and safety of our men and women in uniform.
Canadian Forces Base Kingston is home to the Peace Support Training Centre, a school which provides intellectual training and development to Canadian Armed Forces members, as well as other government departments, and international audiences. The school is expanding its capabilities, and is expecting to see enrolment double in the coming years and the current facility cannot accommodate this expected growth. Construction of a new, 4,000 m2 facility will begin in late summer 2015, and is expected to be complete in 2017.
A recent facility condition assessment identified required repairs and maintenance at the military quarters on base. A project to renovate to the interior of the quarters, including
flooring, painting and bathroom fixtures, as well as heating and ventilation system upgrades, and exterior renovations will ensure that the facilities are in good condition.
The Department of National Defence has identified an opportunity to perform a number of improvements at its aging Armouries across Canada. Over the next two years, $135 million will be invested in projects involving repairs to roofs, siding, plumbing, and heating and ventilation systems. The Kingston Armoury will receive funding for repairs and improvements.