Posted on 08/04/2015, 9:45 am, by mySteinbach

Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, announced support of $456,334 for thirteen projects under the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.

Through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, we are ensuring that Canadians and their families can continue to can benefit from improved public spaces. Our Government’s investments are not only helping to create jobs and economic growth, but also helping Canadians honour the 150th anniversary of Confederation. ~ Ted Falk, MP for Provencher

Manitoba Projects being launched:

  1. Club Île-des-Chênes: Renovate the Île-des-Chênes/Grande Pointe Community Arena ($43,926)
  2. Cook’s Creek Community Centre Inc: Expand the kitchen at the Cooks Creek Community Center ($30,000)
  3. Lac du Bonnet and District Historical Society Inc: Upgrade the barn interior to house artifacts at the Lac du Bonnet District Museum ($7,515)
  4. Mennonite Heritage Village (Canada) Inc: Rehabilitate the roof and building at the Waldheim House ($100,000)
  5. Midwinter Heritage Association: Renovate the Midwinter School Heritage Site ($4,954)
  6. Rural Municipality of Hanover: Renovate the Kleefeld Recreation Centre ($14,095)
  7. Sprague and Area Community Arena: Refurbish the Sprague and Area Community Arena ($43,600)
  8. St. Jean Baptiste Parks and Recreation Association Inc: Renovate the kitchen at St. Jean Hall ($31,000)
  9. Ste. Agathe Arena Inc: Expand the Ste. Agathe Centennial Arena ($45,000)
  10. The Rural Municipality of Piney: Renovate the Community Church ($11,100)
  11. Town of Niverville: Expand the splash pad maintenance building in Hespeler Park ($56,405)
  12. Town of Powerview-Pine Falls: Restore the historical train ($6,339)
  13. Town of Sainte-Anne/Ville de Sainte-Anne: Install a splash pad and skateboard park ($62,400)

The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program will help fund renovations, expansions and rehabilitations to existing infrastructure that provides community and cultural benefits for the public. The Program represents one of several infrastructure-related initiatives that the Government of Canada has undertaken to generate well-being and prosperity across Canada.