Funding Announced for Infrastructure Projects on Northern Peninsula
The government has announced over $2.8 million in funding to improve the safety of local roads and water systems in seven municipalities on the Great Northern Peninsula.
The Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Christopher Mitchelmore joined Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains to announce the funding.
Water projects involve constructing a water dispensing unit and upgrading a pump house to provide residents with reliable and safe drinking water.
The Provincial Government is investing more than $970,000 in these projects through the Rural and Northern Infrastructure Stream and the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure plan. The Government of Canada is providing over $1.18 million under the plan as well as the federal Gas Tax Fund, while the municipalities are contributing over $727,000.