Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba invest over $23 million in 15 culture and recreation infrastructure projects in Manitoba’s rural and northern communities


Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba invest over $23 million in 15 culture and recreation infrastructure projects in Manitoba’s rural and northern communities

Joint federal and provincial funding will support 15 culture and recreation infrastructure projects in Manitoba. The Government of Canada is investing more than $13.6 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Manitoba is funding over $9.5 million. Project recipients are also contributing approximately $14.6 million towards eligible costs for their respective projects.

Project Information:

Recipient / Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

St. Georges Historical Society Inc. / Alexander

Winnipeg River Heritage Museum – Phases 2 and 3

Complete construction of the Winnipeg Heritage Museum





1st and Veterans Way Outdoor Sports Complex

Build an Outdoor Sports Complex, consisting of one FIFA soccer field with lighting and spectator bleachers, additional multiple full size soccer fields--some allowing for multiple sport uses like ultimate Frisbee--and a clubhouse with change rooms




Young Men's Christian Association of Brandon (YMCA of Brandon) / Brandon

Dood Cristall Family YMCA Expansion

Expand the Dood Cristall Family YMCA facility to include a new fitness studio and functional fitness spaces and to accommodate for new childcare spots




Brandon Centennial Auditorium Corporation Inc.
/ Brandon

Front of House Speaker Replacement - Phase 2

Install a modern loudspeaker system to encourage programming opportunities and enable additional professional cultural performances




Brandon Riverbank Inc. / Brandon

Assiniboine Canoe/Kayak Cove

Construct a safe access to the cove for users to launch canoes and kayaks




Lundar Museum Society Inc. / Coldwell

Lundar Museum Mall

Build a new 3,200 square foot museum, including space to exhibit unique cultural components that reflect the history of Lundar and its surrounding area, a meeting-programming room and a space to facilitate exhibit preparation




Roseau Crossing Heritage Park / Dominion City

Roseau Crossing Heritage Park Pool Liner Replacement

Replace the Roseau Crossing Heritage Park Pool liner




Flin Flon

New Community Aqua Center and Recreational Facility

Construct a new energy-efficient, community aqua center and recreational facility




Opasquia Trails Association Inc. / Kelsey

Grace Lake Boardwalk and Trail

Build a floating boardwalk along the northeast shores of Grace Lake

$270,048Footnote 1



Grande Pointe Homeowners Association / Ritchot

Grande Pointe Community Clubhouse

Complete the interior of the newly constructed Grande Pointe Community Clubhouse




Red River North Trail Association Inc. / Selkirk

Trail and Bridge near Coca Cola Falls

Replace a bridge across North Coca Cola Creek, and construct a 3.5-km trail

$102,312Footnote 1



Les Blés d'Or de Lorette Inc. / Taché

Blés d'Or Multi-Purpose Space

Construct a multi-purpose room and patio in a senior’s housing building




Rural Municipality of Thompson

Miami Active Living Centre

Build a fully accessible active living centre





Minnedosa Regional Event Centre New Arena

Construct a new arena and event space that will include a full-size ice surface, dressing rooms, kitchen, viewing areas, a multipurpose space, an interior walking track, an elevator, and a heat recovery system which will make the building more energy efficient




Arthur Pioneer Association / Two Borders

Fraser Log Cabin Restoration

Authentically restore a local heritage log cabin in Sourisford Park




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