Backgrounder: Whitehorse residents to benefit from improved community infrastructure

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Whitehorse residents to benefit from improved community infrastructure

Whitehorse residents to benefit from improved community infrastructure

Joint federal and territorial funding through the Investing in Canada Plan will support four community infrastructure projects in the City of Whitehorse.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $6 million in these projects through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream (CCRIS), the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) and the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Yukon is providing over $2 million to these projects.

Project Information:

Ultimate
Recipient

Project Name

Project Description

Funding Stream

Federal Funding

Territorial Funding

City of Whitehorse

Selkirk Street Stormwater

A new stormwater main and outfall will improve drainage for this Riverdale location of three schools and reduce ponding at a major intersection.

GIS

$3,184,500

$1,111,500

City of Whitehorse

Whitehorse Transit Services: Bus Midlife Refurbishments 2021 - 2023

Midlife refurbishment of three 40-foot buses from the City’s existing public transit fleet over the next three years. This includes the installation of new engines, transmissions, and steering components.

PTIS

$461,250

$153,750

City of Whitehorse

Whitehorse Transit Services: Bus Replacement 2021/2022

Replacement of two diesel 40-foot accessible buses within the City’s existing fleet.

PTIS

$937,500

$312,500

Mountain View Golf Club

Mountain View Golf Course Irrigation Upgrades

Upgrades to the irrigation system of the golf course to increase the reliability of the old system that dates from the late 1980s.

CCRIS

$1,500,000

$500,000

 

 

 

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