The federal and provincial governments have announced funding for 61 infrastructure projects across Alberta, including several in the Red Deer area.
Ottawa is investing more than $73 million in these projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are more than $18 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $91 million.
“Alberta’s communities told us they needed help to build needed infrastructure and create jobs at the depth of the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal funding will help complete crucial repairs and upgrades to public facilities, supporting dozens of good-paying construction-related jobs for Albertans and keeping us on the road to economic recovery,” said Alberta’s Minister of Transportation and Municipal Affairs, Ric McIver.
Local infrastructure projects receiving funding include:
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