Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba support green infrastructure and upgrades to community, culture and recreation facilities

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba support green infrastructure and upgrades to community, culture and recreation facilities

Joint federal, provincial and project recipient funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support nine infrastructure projects in Manitoba, including green infrastructure projects and upgrades to community, culture and recreation facilities.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $21 million in these projects through the Community, Culture, and Recreation Infrastructure Stream and the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Manitoba is investing over $4.8 million, and other funding partners are contributing over $26.9 million toward eligible project costs combined.

Project Information:

Green Infrastructure Stream

Recipient
Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial
Funding

Recipient
Funding

University of Manitoba

 Winnipeg

Fort Garry District Energy Upgrades

Upgrade the Central Energy Plant and Max Bell Centre to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Fort Garry campus

$14,069,200

$21,103,800

Pembina Valley Water Cooperative Inc.

RM of Montcalm

Letellier Water Treatment Plant Treated Potable Water Storage

Build inground potable water storage and additional pumping capacity at the Letellier Water Treatment Plant

$3,734,000Footnote 1

$3,111,356

$2,489,644

Municipality of Lorne

Somerset/St. Leon Water Quality Upgrade

Construct transmission pipe to connect the communities of Somerset and St. Leon to the Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes water plant

$1,128,816Footnote 1

$940,586

$752,638

City of Selkirk

Urban Canopy

Plant native trees to create an urban canopy, near sidewalks and active transportation trails

$1,000,000

$833,250

$666,750

Community, Culture, and Recreation Infrastructure Stream

Recipient
Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial
Funding

Recipient
Funding

Oakville Community Club Inc.

RM Portage la Prairie

New Community Centre Hub

Replace the existing community hall with a new facility which will centralize community, cultural, and sporting venues in one location

$1,034,000

$1,551,000

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation

Scanterbury

Multi-use Arbour and Powwow Grounds on Brokenhead Reserve

Construct a multi-use facility for the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation and surrounding First Nations for cultural teachings and workshops, traditional ceremonies, and community celebrations and events

$342,225

$114,075

Keystone Agricultural and Recreational Centre Inc.

Brandon

Manitoba Room Roof Replacement

Extend the service life of the roof over the facility's Manitoba Room

$86,308

$129,462

The Sam Waller Museum Board

The Pas

Sam Waller Museum Exterior Building Repairs

Repair the exterior of the Sam Waller Museum, a provincial designated heritage building

$36,000

$67,000

Dominion City Recreation Inc.

RM of Emerson-Franklin

Dominion City Arena Rehabilitation and Energy Efficiency Project

Perform critical repairs to the local arena, including accessibility and plumbing upgrades as well as spray foam insulation, which will result in a more energy efficient building

$33,716

$50,574

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