June 24, 2015
SHILO, MB – Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant, $15.2 million investment for Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Shilo, in support of military personnel and their families, who call CFB Shilo home. This investment will also create local jobs and help strengthen the local economy.
The investment will build and repair new and existing residential housing units and upgrade military quarters. Of the $15.2 million, an investment of $8 million will construct 24 new residential units. An additional $4 million is allocated to existing housing units for new plumbing, electrical and heating systems, and, changes to interior layout, as well as exterior work such as new siding, windows and doors, and better insulation.
Renovations will also be completed at quarters on the base. A $3.2 million project will provide numerous upgrades to electrical, mechanical systems, and improvements to overall living space in military quarters.
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