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Backgrounder: Canada and Alberta invest in infrastructure projects in Southern Alberta to strengthen the economy and build resilient communities

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canadaplan will support 4 infrastructure projects in Southern Alberta. These investments will create jobs, grow the economy, and support healthier and more sustainable communities.

The Government of Canada is investing over $21.9 million in these projects through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream (CCRIS) and the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNIS) of the Investing in Canada plan. The Government of Alberta is providing $125,000, while funding applicants are contributing over $30.7 million.

Project Information:








Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal / Other Funding

Calgary

French Community of Calgary Roof and Common Areas Renovation Project

Renovations to an existing building and work space to optimize and improve access to community, cultural and recreational infrastructure.

$165,000

$125,000

$138,734

Cardston County

Red Crow Community College New Campus

Construction of a new campus building of 9,888 m2 to replace the previous building destroyed in a fire in 2015.

$20,000,000

$0

$28,000,000

Lethbridge

University of Lethbridge likaisskini Gathering Space

Renovations to an existing space (approximately 400 m2) on campus to convert it to an Indigenous Gathering Space.

$184,000

$0

$276,000

Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat College Accessibility and Inclusion Project

Design and construction of a new 1,333 m2 extension to the Medicine Hat College along with the re-purposing of 861 m2 of existing space, including creating an Indigenous gathering place for teaching and sharing; expanding lab and classroom space for simulations and teaching; installing a safe and reliable lift to access the lower level of the building; and building the structure for a future solar array on the roof.

$1,560,000

$0

$2,340,000

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