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Harper Government Invests in Improvements Winnipeg’s Community Infrastructure-Money Granted to Upgrade Aquatic Centre at Asper Campus and to Upgrade Herzlia Shul

For Immediate Release, July 30 2015

July 30, 2015 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada

 

Today, Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support of $860,740 for eight projects under the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.  

 

In Economic Action Plan 2015, the Government of Canada announced further support for communities with the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Thanks to a commitment of $150 million, communities from coast to coast to coast will see support for improvements to local infrastructure, creating a lasting legacy as Canada prepares to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.

 

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.

 

Quick Facts

 

  • The eight projects being announced today total $860,740 in funding under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, and will help improve existing community infrastructure in Winnipeg.
  • The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program is one of several infrastructure-related initiatives that the Government of Canada has undertaken to generate well-being and prosperity in communities across Canada.

 

Quotes

 

“Our Government’s investments across the West are helping to build stronger communities and create jobs. As we look towards the 150th anniversary of Confederation, we are helping all Canadians celebrate this important milestone while leaving a lasting legacy improved local infrastructure.”

  • Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre

 

“The Canada 150 Infrastructure Program will strengthen our efforts to maintain and preserve the former Manitoba Agricultural College and allow the Asper Campus to continue to be the Centre of Life and Learning for Winnipeg’s Jewish Community.”

  • Curtis J. Martin, Executive Director, Asper Jewish Community Campus

 

Manitoba projects being launched today:

 

Funding Recipient

Description

Canada 150 Funding Amount

Asper Jewish Community Campus of Winnipeg, Inc.

Renovate the Aquatic Centre at the Asper Jewish Community Campus

$180,100

 

Herzlia Inc.

Upgrade the Herzlia-Adas Yeshurun Synagogue

$ 44,640

 

Tuxedo Tennis Club Inc.

Upgrade the courts at the Tuxedo Tennis Club

$ 20,000

 

Pembina Curling Club Inc.

Renovate the kitchen at the Pembina Curling Club

$150,000

 

Italian Canadian Centre of Manitoba Inc.

Renovate the Centro Caboto Centre

$ 72,000

 

École secondaire Kelvin High School

Upgrade the Kelvin High School to include an Active Living Centre, gymnasium and track

 

$250,000

 

Linden Woods Community Centre Inc.

Expand the parking lot at the Linden Woods Community Centre

$ 20,000

 

City of Winnipeg

Upgrade the soccer pitch at Thelma J. Call Park

$124,000

 

 

 

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