Backgrounder: Canada and Alberta invest in infrastructure projects to improve recreation, active transportation, and emergency response in four communities

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Alberta invest in infrastructure projects to improve recreation, active transportation, and emergency response in four communities

Funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support 12 infrastructure projects in Alberta. The Government of Canada is investing more than $9.1 million in these projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of theInvesting in Canada Infrastructure Program. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are more than $2.2 million. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

These projects will include improvements to playgrounds and sports facilities, upgrades to pathways and trails which will allow for increased active transportation and emergency response and prevention infrastructure.

Project information

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal Funding

Grande Prairie

North Bike Park

Designing and building of a  bike skills park.

$240,000

$0

$60,000

Grande Prairie

Emergency Response and Activity Center

Designing and construction of a pre-engineered building to serve as emergency accommodations for City response to a large-scale emergency or disaster.

$3,200,000

$0

$800,000

Grande Prairie

Hillside Paths and Trees

Installing new multi-use paths and new street trees within the Hillside subdivision.

$194,021

$0

$52,179

Grande Prairie

Maskwôtêh Bridge

Installing a pedestrian bridge across Bear Creek, including the construction of an asphalt pathway, to link Maskwôtêh Park and the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital.

$176,000

$0

$44,000

Grande Prairie

Playground Upgrades and Surfacing

Upgrading two playgrounds, as well as three playground surfacing installations.

$240,000

$0

$60,000

Grande Prairie

Trail Resurfacing and Missing Links

Repairing critical trail sites, and installing new path connections.

$800,000

$0

$200,000

Grande Prairie

Tree Replacements

Planting over 300 trees within the City to assist with carbon sequestration and mitigate flooding by water absorption.

$108,160

$0

$27,040

Leduc

Recreational Centre Performance Arena - Plant Ice Chiller

Replacing the ice plant chiller and expanding the ice chiller storage area.

$200,000

$0

$50,000

Lethbridge

Labor Club Ice Plant Replacement

Replacing the ice plant.

$960,000

$0

$240,000

Red Deer

Trail Overlays 2021

Overlaying approximately two to four kilometers of park trails for the benefit of pedestrians and cyclists.

$197,234

$0

$49,309

Red Deer

Road/Sidewalk Rehab/Pedestrian Connections/Mobility Program

Constructing and improving sidewalks, multi-use pathways, bike racks, bike lanes and transit stops.

$2,618,560

$0

$654,640

Red Deer

Red Deer 2021 Asphalt Sidewalk Repairs

Repairing and/or reconstructing asphalt sidewalks.

$188,232

$0

$47,058

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