Backgrounder: Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in Charlottetown healthcare and recreation facilities

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in Charlottetown healthcare and recreation facilities

Joint federal and provincial funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support seven healthcare and recreation infrastructure projects in Charlottetown. These investments will support healthier and more sustainable communities.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $4.1 million in the following projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure stream and the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada infrastructure program, while the Government of Prince Edward Island is providing over $1.2 million.

Project information

Project Name

Fund

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Beach Grove Roof Replacement

CVRIS

Replacement of the roof at Beach Grove Home will reduce the risk of building damage and service disruption, decreasing maintenance costs. Work will involve strapping over existing asphalt, and installing 24 gauge heavy metal roofing material, starter strips, ridge caps, ice guards and anchor bolts.

$408,000

$102,000

Canada Games 2023 Eastlink Trade Centre Upgrades

CCRIS

Upgrades to the multipurpose Trade Centre facility located in the Eastlink Centre to accommodate the sport hosting standards for the squash and archery events during the Canada Winter Games in 2023. The upgrades will also directly benefit residents as well as not-for-profit and community groups that use the space for community programming.

$262,500

$262,500

Health PEI Generator Replacement (Beach Grove Home and Hillborough Hospital)

CVRIS

The installation of new generators at Beach Grove Home and Hillsborough Hospital will provide a minimum of 48 hours of backup power, minimizing the risk of power failure and of hospital evacuations in the event of a prolonged power outage.

$308,000

$77,000

Nurse Call System Replacements (Beech Grove Home)

CVRIS

Replacement of the nurse call systems at Beach Grove Home will provide patients with an efficient method of communication, and increase their safety.

$168,000

$42,000

QEH Air Handling Unit #1 and #3

CVRIS

Replacement of the air handling units will provide improved controls and valving for better air volume control and energy efficiencies at several levels and units of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Work will also include new exhaust fans in these units to provide general washroom and utility room exhaust.

$1,000,000

$250,000

QEH Partial Roof Replacement

CVRIS

Replacement of part of the roof at Queen Elizabeth Hospital will allow for increased insulation and improved energy efficiency by lowering heating and cooling costs.

$1,800,000

$450,000

Royalty Centre Electrical Service Upgrade

CVRIS

Installation of a new switchboard, panel boards, and two dry type transformers to improve efficiency and prevent any government operations interruptions.

$156,400

$39,100

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