Federal Gas Tax Fund Provides $64 Million to NL

Newfoundland and Labrador will receive a total of $64 million this fiscal year through the federal Gas Tax Fund.

Funding will be provided to 276 communities and Inuit Community Governments to support local infrastructure projects.

Lisa Dempster, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, joined François-Philippe Champagne, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, for the announcement in Paradise.

Dan Bobbett, Mayor of Paradise also participated, highlighting that the Town of Paradise will receive more than $1.8 million in federal Gas Tax funding for 2018-19.