Backgrounder: Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in green and community infrastructure across the province

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in green and community infrastructure across the province

Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in green and community infrastructure across the province

Joint federal and provincial funding will invest in upgrades to nine green and community infrastructure projects across Prince Edward Island. These will support greener, healthier and more accessible communities.

The Government of Canada is investing over $6.4 million in the following projects through the Green Infrastructure stream and the Community, Culture, and Recreation stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Prince Edward Island is contributing over $6.1 million with the remaining funding provided by municipalities and non-profit organizations.

Project Information:

Green Infrastructure stream

Project Name

Location

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal or Other Funding

Capital Projects Active Transportation 2

Brackley, Kensington, Lower Montague

Rehabilitation of three active transportation corridors at various locations throughout the province for an approximate combined length of 25.9 kilometres to provide a safer opportunity for the public to utilize greener methods of transportation.

$2,850,000

$2,850,000

$0

Charlottetown Eastern Gateway – Water and Sewer Rehabilitation

Charlottetown

Rehabilitation of approximately 500 meters of local water mains and 450 meters of sewer force mains to improve the water quality of the surrounding area and enhance environmental protection.

$1,320,000

$1,099,890

$880,110

Kinkora UV Treatment Structure Upgrade

Kinkora

Upgrades to the UV chamber at the Kinkora Wastewater Treatment Facility to improve staff safety, including a new timber frame structure on top of the UV structure, new accessible stairs, a mechanical fan, a wall mount sensor, a small building heater, and electrical power plug-ins.

$23,848

$19,871

$15,901

St. Nicholas Confederation Trail Structure

St. Nicholas

Replacement of a concrete frame structure on the Confederation Trail including. removing existing structures and installing steel piles, beams, railings, as well as top soil and hydroseed.

$225,000

$225,000

$0

Summerside Core Block Municipal Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project

Summerside

Construction, rehabilitation and expansion of aging water, sewer, electric, and energy assets in downtown Summerside to enhance the capacity of services in commercial core and residential areas.

$209,617

$408,265

$326,685

Vernon River Confederation Trail Structure

Vernon Bridge

Replacement of a buried structure on the Confederation Trail including environmental controls, vegetation clearing, excavation, removal of structures and installation of the new structure.

$500,000

$500,000

$0

 

Community, Culture and Recreation stream


Project Name

Location

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Other Funding

Sunrise Cove Shoreline Protection & Recreation Area

Cornwall

Shoreline protection and outdoor park and trail development in the Sunrise Cove neighborhood to increase access for residents and visitors to participate in recreational opportunities and infrastructure, including access to the Cornwall shorefront.

$150,452

$125,364

$100,314

Inclusions East Phase 2 - Training Center Replacement

Montague

Joining of two existing buildings purchased by Inclusions East and a newly constructed portion to ensure accessibility and inclusion. Upgrades include a multi-sensory environment, meeting space, activity room, music/art room, craft room, and accessible washroom facilities.

$1,040,422

$866,932

$693,702 (Inclusions East)

O'Leary Community Room

O’Leary

Construction of a new fully accessible community room within a newly constructed community care facility for residents of all ages to use for social activities.

$108,560

$90,458

$72,382
(Community Seniors Cooperative Ltd.)


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