Hartland, New Brunswick, April 28, 2022— From roads and buildings to water treatment systems and community centres, infrastructure is key to building stronger communities. Investments in community infrastructure help residents socialize, stay active and adopt healthy lifestyles.
Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Bill Hogan, New Brunswick Minister of Public Safety and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; and Her Worship Tracey DeMerchant, Mayor of the Town of Hartland, announced joint funding for the construction of the Central Carleton Community Complex in Hartland.
The new complex, which will be built behind the existing arena, will provide modern and energy efficient recreational spaces for residents in Hartland and the surrounding Local Service Districts. The facility will include an ice surface, a walking track, an exercise room, a dressing room, as well as storage space for recreational and programming materials.
This project will support heathy and active lifestyles for residents and visitors of all ages.
The Government of Canada is investing $3.6 million towards this project through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of New Brunswick is providing over $2.9 million towards this new facility while the Town of Hartland is contributing more than $2.4 million.