Backgrounder

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support 26 projects, including service and transportation infrastructure improvements.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $25 million in these projects through various funds of the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is providing over $25 million, while the municipalities and communities are contributing more than $2 million in total.

Project Information:

Green Infrastructure Projects












Location

Fund

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipals Funding

Carman-ville

GIS

Water and Sewer Services Phase 3

Installation of new sewer lines to 18 houses, a post office and a church.

$401,232

$501,541

$203,361

Deadman’s Bay

GIS

Deadman’s Bay Water Supply Upgrades

Replacement of water service line connections, the installation of a new pump and chlorination system and upgrades to the water treatment building will increase the community’s access to potable water.

$66,200

$82,750

$33,553

Glenburnie-Birchy Head-Shoal Brook

GIS

Crouchers Brook Boil Water Advisory

Improvements to the existing water system to remove the longstanding boil water advisory and provide clean drinking water for 60 households, four tourist accommodations and one business.

$67,942

$84,927

$16,985

Marystown

SCF

Marine Drive Water Laterals – Pidgeon’s Road to Kelly Pond Road

Removal and replacement of the water service connection for each house in this area will provide high quality water for residents.

$105,787

$148,127

$63,478

Queen’s Cove

SCF

Water System Upgrades

Developing a new groundwater well and an hydrogeological assessment to ensure water is being adequately chlorinated to improve water quality for residents.

$128,455

$218,410

$38,540

Riverhead

GIS

Installation of Septic System

Installation of a new septic system in the Riverhead Culture Centre will increase the capacity to treat and manage wastewater, creating a clean and safe environment for visitors.

$23,986

$29,982

$12,157

St. Joseph’s

GIS

Boil Water Remediation

Installation of a hypo chlorination water system will ensure the Boil Water Advisory is lifted and supply approximately 30 residences with clean drinking water.

$10,445

$13,056

$2,611

Witless Bay

GIS

Shoreline Protection Harbour Road

Restoration to eroded areas of the shoreline embankment along Harbour Road with new armourstone.

$139,948

$174,935

$70,932

Recreation Infrastructure Projects






Location

Fund

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal Funding

Gander

CCRIS

T’Railway Bridge Upgrade

Upgrading decking and railing of T’Railway Bridge to improve safety for all trail users.

$5,609

$9391

$0

St. Alban’s

CCRIS

Bay D’Espoir Rec Plex Coolant System Replacement

Replacement of coolant system for the arena ice plant which will provide a more sustainable and reliable recreational infrastructure for the community.

$126,075

$126,037

$164,887

Building Improvement Projects












Location

Fund

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal Funding

Lower Island Cove

CVRIS

Flambro Head Highways Depot Garage Flooring Improvements

Improvements to garage flooring at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Flambro Head Highways Depot.

$24,000

$6,000

$0

Labrador City

CVRIS

Generator Switch Replacement at Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Building

Replacing the generator switch at the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary building in Labrador City.

$44,800

$11,200

$0

Badger; Baie Verte; Bishop’s Falls; Clarenville; Gander; Grand Falls-Windsor; La Scie; Lewisporte; Robert’s Arm; Springdale

CVRIS

Central Region Public and Government Building Lighting Upgrades

Conversion to LED lighting to create a sustainable and comfortable environment.

$320,000

$80,000

$0

Fogo Island

CVRIS

Fogo Island Highways Depot Electrical Upgrade

Electrical upgrades at the Fogo Island Highways Depot.

$32,000

$8,000

$0

Milltown-Head of Bay D’Espoir

CVRIS

Milltown Highways Depot Foundation Repairs and Interior Upgrades

Foundation repairs and interior upgrades at the Milltown Highways Depot will increase safety for staff.

$24,000

$6,000

$0

Lewisporte

CVRIS

Lewisporte Marine Office HVAC Improvements

HVAC system improvements at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Marine Office in Lewisporte will provide a safe and comfortable environment.

$24,000

$6,000

$0

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

CVRIS

College of the North Atlantic (Happy Valley – Goose Bay Campus) HVAC System Upgrades

HVAC system upgrades at the College of the North Atlantic’s Happy Valley – Goose Bay campus will create a comfortable environment for staff and students.

$440,000

$110,000

$0

Gander

CVRIS

Gander Provincial Public Building HVAC Improvements

HVAC system improvements at the provincial public building will create a safe and comfortable environment.

$36,000

$9,000

$0

Road Infrastructure Projects












Location

Fund

Project Name>

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal Funding

Bishop’s Falls

RNIS, GTF

Main Street Road Upgrade

Replacement of asphalt, curbs and gutters to provide reliability and safety for residents.

$151,732

$126,399

$140,065

Clarke’s Beach; Corner Brook; French-man’s Cove; Greens-pond

RNIS

Various 2020 Rural Road Rehabilitations

Rehabilitating and repaving existing provincial-owned rural roads and replacement of drainage culverts to improve the quality of the road network and increase access for motorists.

$4,370,000

$4,370,000

$0

Conception Bay South

RNIS

Street Upgrading and Paving – Anchorage Road

Paving 2 kilometres of Anchorage Road

to improve traffic flow and public safety.

$302,339

$302,248

$395,413

Hampden

GIS

Armourstone Protect for Existing Bayside Outfall

Constructing erosion protection for roads and sewers to avoid washouts and damage, ensuring a safe and clean environment.

$106,744

$133,429

$54,102

Hant’s Harbour; New Perlican

RNIS

Rural Road Rehabilitation on Routes 70 and 80

Rehabilitation of rural road infrastructure  to improve travel and transportation for surrounding communities.

$3,500,000

$3,500,000

$0

Labrador

NRP

Trans Labrador Highway – Route 510: Hard Surfacing of Phase III – 80 km east of Happy Valley-Goose Bay towards 160 km east of Happy Valley-Goose Bay (80 km section)

Paving of the remaining 80 km gravel section of the highway will create safer roads for transportation and travel.

$13,999,700

$13,999,700

$0

Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove

RNIS

Cadigan’s Road and O’Brien Place Stream Crossing Upgrades

Replacement of two  larger capacity culverts to provide sustainable and safe road infrastructure for the community.

$256,081

$256,004

$334,915

Torbay

RNIS

New Sidewalks on Torbay Road from Mahon’s Road to Juniper Ridge

Paving and construction of curb and gutter, drainage infrastructure and sidewalks along two sections of Torbay Road to improve pedestrian safety.

$695,379

$695,170

$909,450

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