Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in improved community and recreational infrastructure in North Bay, Callander and Powassan

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in improved community and recreational infrastructure in North Bay, Callander and Powassan

Joint federal, provincial, and recipient funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support three community and recreational infrastructure projects in North Bay, Callander and Powassan.

The Government of Canada is investing $449,281 toward these projects, through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan, with the Government of Ontario providing $374,265. The Rotary Club of North Bay is contributing $121,250, the Near North Trail Association is investing $87,711 and the Municipality of Powassan is providing $50,258 towards their respective projects.

Project Information:

Project title

Recipient

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Other Funding

Camp Tillicum Renewal Project

Rotary Club of North Bay

The project will replace the aging recreational hall with a new multi-purpose accessible facility, update bathrooms, and remove safety hazards on the grounds. The improvements will allow Camp Tillicum to keep providing important recreational programs and services to children in the North Bay area.

$242,500

$202,063

$121,250

$40,437

District 11, Near North Trail Association Snowmobile Trail Improvements

Near North Trail Association jointly with North Bay Snowmobile Club, West Nipissing Snowmobile Club

The project will replace two bridges and upgrade three more, install new railings, 14 culverts, and includes the purchase of new equipment to maintain remote sections of trails. This work will improve the safety and the user experience for snowmobilers along District 11's 1,900 kilometre trail system, and further support the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs.

$131,403

$109,393

$87,711

$0

Addressing Accessibility Deficiencies at the Trout Creek Community Centre

Municipality of Powassan

The project will construct an accessible ramp, install hands-free hardware and railings, purchase four sets of publicly accessible bleachers for community events, and install new accessible playground equipment. The upgrades will improve the Centre's accessibility and allow more residents to enjoy recreational activities for years to come.

$75,378

$62,809

$50,258

$0

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