Over 250 Communities to Benefit from COVID-19 Stimulus Program

The province has approved approximately 250 applications date under the new $23.54 million COVID-19 Stimulus Program with a small number of projects still being assessed.

Projects approved include upgrades and renovations to municipal buildings and fire halls, as well as improvements to recreational infrastructure such as parks, playgrounds and trails.

Over 400,000 hours of employment is expected to be generated through the program.

The program is in addition to the $27.4 million announced under the Safe Restart Agreement in response to COVID-19. Payments to all municipalities under the Safe Restart Agreement have been issued.