SUDBURY, ON, March 23, 2021 / CNW / – Canadians are feeling the effects of COVID-19 on their families, livelihoods and ways of life everywhere. Together the governments of Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and encourage job creation, growth and investment.
Today, Paul Lefebvre, MP for Sudbury and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Natural Resources, and Marc Serré, MP for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honorable Catherine McKenna, Canada Minister for Infrastructure and Communities; Natalia Kusendova, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister for Francophone Affairs and Provincial Member of the Mississauga Center, on behalf of the Honorable Laurie Scott, Ontario Minister for Infrastructure; and his worship Brian Bigger, Mayor of the City of Greater Sudburyannounced joint funding for the revitalization of public recreational courts in the city of Greater Sudbury.
The government of Canada invested over $ 1.7 million in this project through the community, culture and leisure infrastructure stream of investment in Canada to plan. The government of Ontario offers more than $ 1.4 million, while City of Greater Sudbury contributes over $ 1.1 million.
The work includes the revitalization of 28 outdoor basketball and tennis courts across the city. Improvements include asphalt renewal, line painting, new fences, the installation of new sports equipment such as nets and major accessibility improvements.
This investment will benefit the residents of Sudbury with improved access to outdoor recreational facilities where they can stay healthy and have fun.
All government contracts continue to work for the population of Ontario Make strategic infrastructure investments in communities across the province when they are needed most.
“Leisure infrastructure plays an important role in providing communities with access to healthy and active lifestyles. Today’s investment is to revitalize 28 outdoor spaces throughout the property Sudbury enables residents to enjoy leisure activities and stay fit for years. Canada The infrastructure plan invests in thousands of projects, creates jobs across the country, and creates cleaner, more inclusive communities. “
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Paul Lefebvre, MP for Sudburyand Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Natural Resources
“Investment in community, culture and recreational infrastructure is essential in supporting community development and connection Sudbury The Recreational Courts Revitalization Project will provide residents with improved and more accessible dishes for everyone to enjoy.
Marc Serré, MP for Nickel Belt
“As winter turns to spring Sudbury will benefit greatly from it Ontario Investment of more than $ 1.4 million Revitalize 28 outdoor basketball and tennis courts across town. With these improvements, new sports equipment will be installed and important accessibility improvements will be made. This will be the residents of Sudbury with improved access to these outdoor areas, where they can stay healthy, play and have fun. “
Natalia Kusendova, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister for Francophone Affairs and Provincial Member of the Mississauga Center, on behalf of the Honorable Laurie Scott, Ontario Minister for Infrastructure
“Recreation is an integral part of life in our community. This means that all residents have access to a variety of affordable and accessible recreational opportunities. This investment will go a long way toward improving the safety, accessibility, playability and diversity of outdoor recreational courts that are in the heart of many of our neighborhoods, I want to thank both the government and the government Canada and the Ontario Government for this investment as we all work together to keep people active and healthy in these unprecedented times. “
His adoration Brian Bigger, Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury
By investing in Canada Plan, the federal government invests more than $ 180 billion over 12 years in public transport projects, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, trade and transport routes and Canada rural and northern parishes.
about Ontario, the government of Canada invested more than $ 8.2 billion in over 2,780 infrastructure projects.
For the next 10 years the government of Ontario invested approximately $ 320 million across the province and the federal government invested approximately $ 407 million in the Ontario as part of the community, cultural and recreational infrastructure flow of investing in Canada Infrastructure program. This stream supports the construction of new facilities and the upgrading of existing facilities to improve the communal infrastructure (e.g. community centers, libraries) as well as the upgrading of recreational areas (e.g. arenas, recreation rooms) and cultural spaces (e.g. theaters, Museums). .
Ontario invested over $ 10.2 billion under investing in Canada Public transport improvement plan; Community, culture and recreation; green, rural and northern community and other priority infrastructure.
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