Backgrounder: Whitehorse residents benefit from community infrastructure projects

Backgrounder

The governments of Canada and Yukon, along with the City of Whitehorse, celebrated the completion of seven community infrastructure projects.

The projects are as follows:



Project Title

Project Description

Fund

Federal Contribution

Whitehorse Public Transit System Improvements

Purchase two new public transit buses

PTIF

$890,000

Takhini Arena Energy Upgrades

Replace lighting with LED lights

GTF

$199,984

Canada Games Centre Energy Upgrades

Replace lighting with LED lights

GTF

$204,109

Valleyview Reservoir Entrance

Replace the reservoir entrance with a raised weather tight structure

GTF

$139,000

Storm Sewer Burns Road

Improve the storm water system at Burns Road

GTF

$82,824

Porter Creek Connector Path

Construct a 500-metre active transportation route from McIntyre Creek ending at the base of the Pine St Connection

GTF

$360,000

Schwatka Lake Plane/Boat Launch Replacement

Re-construct the boat/plane launch

GTF

$85,232

For more information on the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund.

For more information on the federal Gas Tax Fund.


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