Backgrounder: Residents of the Northwest Territories to benefit from improvements to community infrastructure

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Residents of the Northwest Territories to benefit from improvements to community infrastructure

Residents of the Northwest Territories to benefit from improvements to community infrastructure

Joint federal and community funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support six community, culture and recreation projects and one water infrastructure project in the Northwest Territories.

The Government of Canada is investing over $2 million towards these projects through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream (CCRIS) and the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) of the Investing in Canada plan. Northwest Territories communities and Indigenous ultimate recipients are providing over $835,000 towards these projects.

Project Information:

Ultimate
Recipient

Project Name

Project Description

Funding Stream

Federal Funding

Ultimate Recipient Funding

Ka’a’gee Tu, First Nation of

Kakisa Cultural Arbour Centre

Construction of a cultural arbour centre serving several purposes, including meetings, feasts and ceremonies. The work involves constructing the cultural arbour structure and landscaping.

CCRIS

$225,000

$75,000

Fort Smith, Town of

Fort Smith Trail and Basketball Court

Resurfacing the basketball court and walking trail. This includes asphalt removal, excavation, grading and asphalt resurfacing covering a total area of over 6000 m2.

CCRIS

$309,791

$103,264

Fort Simpson, Village of

Fort Simpson Pool Insulation

Rehabilitation of the insulation system in the outdoor pool.

CCRIS

$288,750

$96,250

Fort Simpson, Village of

Fort Simpson Community Splash Park and Enhancements

Installation of a new community splash park, a new playground and a new gathering area for community celebrations.

CCRIS

$262,500

$87,500

Hay River, Town of

Hay River Water Treatment Plant Feasibility and Preliminary Design

Feasibility study to assess the potential construction of a replacement water treatment and identification of other water treatment options.

GIS

$225,000

$225,000

Inuvialuit Communications Society

Upgrades to Tusaayaksat building

Upgrades to the Tusaayaksat building, which houses the Inuvialuit Cultural Resources Centre. This includes increasing accessibility to the building, renovating the indoor programming space, constructing outdoor programming space and improving connectivity to the building to support video conferencing.

CCRIS

$185,625

$61,875

Inuvik, Town of

Inuvik Midnight Sun Complex Pool Rehabilitation

The project will rehabilitate the pool at the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex. The project includes repair or replacement of the pool liner, water supply inlets, main drains, skimmers, pool walls, mechanical systems, tiling, pool deck safety measures and other ancillary works.

CCRIS

$562,500

$187,500

 

 

 

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