Backgrounder:  Canada and Alberta invest in over 360 projects to upgrade housing for seniors and families in 95 communities   

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Alberta invest in over 360 projects to upgrade housing for seniors and families in 95 communities

Funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support infrastructure projects in Alberta. The Government of Canada is investing nearly $25.6 million in these projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of theInvesting in Canada Infrastructure Program with the Alberta government providing nearly $6.4 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $31.9 million.

These projects will help keep residents, staff and visitors safe and healthy, by improving ventilation, air conditioning and heating systems, upgrading security and fire systems, and more.

Project Information:

Location – Number of projects

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Calgary – 68 projects

  • Improvements to suites at 15 sites, including to accessibility;

  • Rehabilitation of building exteriors at 23 sites;

  • Upgrades to fire alarm systems at two sites;

  • Replacements to interior plumbing at two sites;

  • Rehabilitations to building interiors at one site, including the replacement of fixtures and finishes in all resident units and/or common areas;

  • Rehabilitation to elevators and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems at seven sites; and

  • Enhancements to safety systems and roof replacement at nine sites.

$5,685,504

$1,421,378

Edmonton – 33 projects

  • Improvements to suites at six sites, including to accessibility;

  • Rehabilitation of building exteriors at nine sites;

  • Upgrades to fire alarm systems at one site;

  • Upgrades to security systems including exterior lighting and the addition of video surveillance capabilities at two sites;

  • Replacements to interior plumbing at two sites;

  • Rehabilitations to building interiors at one site, including the replacement of fixtures and finishes in all resident units and/or common areas;

  • Rehabilitation to elevators and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems at seven sites; and

  • Enhancements to safety systems and roof replacement at four sites.

$5,342,720

$1,335,680

10 municipalities – 23 projects

Elk Point,
Hanna,
Hinton,
Irma,
Lac La Biche,
Biche,
Mallaig,
Plamondon,
Provost,
St. Paul,
St. Vincent

  • Improvements to suites at 14 sites, including to accessibility;

  • Replacements to interior plumbing at one site;

  • Rehabilitation to an elevator at one site; and

  • Replacement of nurse call system at three sites.

$850,160

$212,540

15 municipalities – 29 projects

Berwyn,
Cereal,
Edson,
Falher,
Faust,
Fort Chipewyan,
Grimshaw,
Hanna,
Hardisty,
High Prairie,
Kinuso,
Manning,
Peace River,
St. Paul,
Wainwright

  • Improvements to suites at five sites, including to accessibility;

  • Rehabilitation of building exteriors at three sites;

  • Upgrades to fire alarm systems at one site;

  • Replacements to interior plumbing at five sites;

  • Rehabilitations to building interiors at two sites, including the replacement of fixtures and finishes in all resident units and/or common areas; and

  • Replacement of roofs including shingles, eavestroughs, and downspouts at nine sites.

$791,320

$197,830

45 municipalities – 123 projects

Alix,
Anzac,
Barrhead,
Bentley,
Black Diamond,
Blackfalds,
Blairmore,
Bow Island,
Boyle,
Brooks,
Calgary,
Camrose,
Canmore,
Cardston,
Carmangay,
Crowsnest Pass,
Drumheller,
Eckville,
Edmonton,
Evansburg,
Fairview,
Fort Assiniboine,
Fort Saskatchewan,
High River,
Hythe,
Lacombe,
Lethbridge,
Lloydminster,
Medicine Hat,
Mirror,
New Sarepta,
Olds,
Red Deer,
Sherwood Park,
Spirit River,
Stettler,
Taber,
Thorhild,
Thorsby,
Three Hills,
Torrington,
Two Hills,
Vulcan,
Wanham,
Wembley

  • Improvements to suites at 25 sites, including to accessibility;

  • Rehabilitation of building exteriors at 24 sites;

  • Upgrades to fire alarm systems at four sites;

  • Upgrades to security systems including exterior lighting and the addition of video surveillance capabilities at one site;

  • Replacements to interior plumbing at one site;

  • Rehabilitations to building interiors at 14 sites, including the replacement of fixtures and finishes in all resident units and/or common areas; and

  • Rehabilitation to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems at 11 sites;

  • Replacement of aging electrical panels and wires, and other electrical rehabilitation, at 13 sites;

  • Replacement of roofs including shingles, eavestroughs, and downspouts at 16 sites; and

  • Replacement of nurse call system at three sites.

$6,551,152

$1,637,789

42 municipalities – 86 projects

Acme,
Ashmont,
Athabasca,
Beaverlodge,
Big Valley,
Black Diamond,
Bon Accord,
Boyle,
Brooks,
Camrose,
Canmore,
Coaldale,
Cochrane,
Daysland,
Entwistle,
Evansburg,
Fort McMurray,
Grande Prairie,
High River,
Innisfail,
Lacombe,
Lethbridge,
Medicine Hat,
Morrin,
Okotoks,
Olds,
Red Deer,
Red Deer County,
Sherwood Park,
Spruce Grove,
St. Albert,
Stettler,
Stony Plain,
Strathmore,
Sundre,
Trochu,
Two Hills,
Wetaskiwin,
Whitecourt,
Wildwood,
Willingdon,
Winfield

  • Improvements to suites at 24 sites, including to accessibility;

  • Rehabilitation of building exteriors at 15 sites;

  • Upgrades to fire alarm systems at four sites;

  • Upgrades to security systems including exterior lighting and the addition of video surveillance capabilities at one site;

  • Replacements to interior plumbing at nine sites;

  • Rehabilitations to building interiors at three sites, including the replacement of fixtures and finishes in all resident units and/or common areas; and

  • Rehabilitation to elevators and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems at 15 sites;

  • Enhancements to safety systems and roof replacement at three sites; and

  • Replacement of nurse call system at three sites.

$6,336,896

$1,584,224

Total Projects – 362

$25,557,752

$6,389,441

TOTAL FUNDING

$31,947,193

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