Backgrounder: Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing in recreation, green and rural infrastructure

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing in recreation, green and rural infrastructure

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure program will support 23 infrastructure projects in various communities across Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $9 million towards these projects. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is providing over $9.6 million, while the municipalities and other recipients are contributing more than $5.1 million in total.

Project Information:
Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Baie-Verte

Centennial Pool Repair and Rejuvenation Project

Repairing and rejuvenating the centennial pool and associated building with various architectural, electrical and mechanical upgrades. The upgraded pool will have a longer life span of approximately 25-30 years for the Baie Verte community.

$247,172

$247,098

$247,098

Corner Brook

Great Trail Enhancement Phase I

Addressing gaps in the Great Trail and active transportation route to establish a continuous active transportation and recreational route along the City’s waterfront.

$516,243

$516,089

$516,089

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Facility Upgrades

Upgrading the Amaruk Golf Club to position it as a year-round healthy and active-living facility.

$200,043

$0

$300,065

Green Infrastructure Stream

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Badger

Partial Water and Sewer Replacement - Sunset Drive

Partially replacing water and sanitary sewer (95 meters) on Sunset Drive to increase the Town’s capacity to manage wastewater and improve access to potable water.

$63,213

$79,016

$15,803

Bay de Verde

Sanitary Sewer Outfall Pipe Repair

Installing a new sanitary sewer outfall and reinstate the outfall to a high standard.

$35,355

$44,194

$8,839

Centreville-Wareham-Trinity

New Forcemain Upgrades

Upgrading the existing forcemain to a larger size and installing new manholes to improve the function of the existing lift station.

$149,124

$186,405

$37,281

Corner Brook

Mount Bernard Avenue Reconstruction

Improving water and sewer infrastructure, driving surface and street drainage

and adding capacity to the trunk sewer for wastewater to accommodate the new Acute Care Hospital.

$2,923,227

$2,923,227

$1,461,614

Fogo Island

Water/Sewer - Main Street, Seldom

Servicing nine homes with water and sewer and two fire hydrants to provide clean accessible drinking water and septic disposal in the community of Seldom.

$319,233

$399,041

$79,808

Hampden

New Water and Sewer Extension, Main Road Route 421

Installing new water and sewer extension to improve services to residents.

$84,941

$106,177

$21,235

Harbour Grace

Sanitary and Storm Sewer Outfall Relocation

Relocating and installing 295 meters of sewer and sewer outfall pipe and 210 meters of storm sewer pipe to be compliant with current Federal Fisheries Environmental Guidelines.

$446,384

$557,980

$111,596

Inuit Community Government of Hopedale

Water and Sewer Services to Wharf Area

Installing water and sewer mains to the last unserved area to provide clean potable water and wastewater collection to a key commercial area of the community.

$235,323

$294,153

$58,831

Inuit Community Government of Nain

Sewer System Condition and Capacity Assessment

Inspecting and prioritizing the Community’s sewer system to increase its capacity to manage wastewater.

$232,760

$290,950

$58,190

Lumsden

Water Main Intake Replacement

Replacing the drinking water intake system  from the pond to the water treatment facility to provide clean and safe drinking water to the community.

$301,108

$376,385

$75,277

Middle Arm

New Chlorination System, Booster Pumps and Filter

Installing two new sets of chlorination equipment, two new chlorination buildings, new booster pumps and a new filtration system which will help provide potable drinking water to the community and remove the long-standing boil order.

$161,671

$202,088

$40,418

Milltown-Head of Bay D'Espoir

Dam and Intake Improvements

Replacing the concrete dam at the intake and installing a new intake system and screen at the Jersey Pond to help eliminate erosion issues to improve water quality and public safety at the reservoir.

$181,186

$226,482

$45,296

Rocky Harbour

Transmission Main from Chlorine Building to West Link Road

Replacing existing waterlines to provide a new waterline transmission and more dependable water source for the residents.

$543,634

$679,543

$135,909

Steady Brook

Lift Stations Upgrades Including Emergency Generators - Forest Road, Dogwood Drive and Thistle Drive

Upgrading mechanical and electrical systems to provide a safe and reliable sanitary sewer pump station for residents.

$309,049

$386,312

$77,262

Trout River

Riverside Drive Water Main Installation

Installing a watermain to 10 homes to provide residents with potable water from the town’s system.

$146,077

$182,596

$36,519

Twillingate

Sewage Lift Station Retrofit

Retrofitting two lift stations.

$145,094

$181,367

$36,273

Rural and Northern Infrastructure Stream

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Campbell-ton

Road Upgrade on Bob Clark Drive

Upgrading culverts and pavement on Bob Clark Drive.

$151,169

$151,124

$151,124

Clarenville

Shoal Harbour Causeway Bridge Replacement

Demolishing the old Shoal Harbour Causeway Bridge structure and building a new bridge to accommodate vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

$1,166,498

$1,166,148

$1,166,148

Stephen-ville

Minnesota Drive Over Pass Refurbishment

Refurbishing an

overpass on Minnesota Drive to improve the quality of the bridge and the safety of residents.

$367,366

$367,256

$367,256

Public Transit Infrastructure Stream

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

St. John’s

New Accessible Bus Shelters

Installing 10 new accessible bus shelters at bus stops throughout the City to expand customer amenities and enhance customer experience.

$80,527

$67,099

$53,691

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