Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in community, culture and recreation infrastructure

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in community, culture and recreation infrastructure

Canada and British Columbia invest in community, culture and recreation infrastructure

Joint federal, provincial, and recipient funding through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support four projects that include new and upgraded community, cultural, and recreational spaces, and active transportation infrastructure.

The Government of Canada is investing over $5.8 million in these projects. The Government of British Columbia is providing more than $2.3 million. Indigenous community and regional district recipients are contributing more than $2.8 million.

Project Information:

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

First Nation/ Municipal/ Other Funding

K'ómoks First Nation

K’omoks First Nation Community Wellbeing Centre

Construction of a two-story, approximately 6,500 square foot Community Wellbeing Centre building adjacent to the K'omoks First Nation administration office. The building will include a commercial kitchen, language rooms and other programming areas.

$1,993,500

$0

$664,500

First Nations of Ashcroft Indian Band

Community Centre

Construction of a Community Recreation Centre including a gym; community kitchen and freezer, storage and prep areas; multi-purpose rooms and cultural repository. The centre would blend community, recreation, and cultural uses into one facility.

$3,562,500

$0

$1,187,500

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Oliver and District Arena Rehabilitation

Upgrades to key components of Oliver & District Arena, including the closed loop cooling system, rink dasher boards, washrooms, and change rooms. The upgrades will improve accessibility and energy efficiency.

$130,000

$2,176,485

$838,865

Regional District of Cariboo

Low Mobility Wilderness Trails Network Expansion

Expansion of the Cariboo Regional District's region-wide wheelchair accessible wilderness trails network through the development of three new trails: Pioneer Park on Dragon Lake, 108 Mile Lake near 100 Mile House, and the Esler Sports Complex near Williams Lake. The project will also include installing accessible amenities and parking.

$183,280

$152,718

$122,202

 

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