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Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, announced over $6.7 million in funding through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) for 27 projects across Edmonton. Project funding will enable Edmonton to build and improve community infrastructure to rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The projects announced today include:

124 Street and Area Business Association
Upgrade the 124 Street area and Helen Nolan Park with upgraded lighting and installation of structural fixtures to enhance community engagement.
$124,739

Alberta Avenue Community League
Construct an accessible gazebo and expand a community garden in the Alberta Avenue community.
$45,575

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts
Renovate the community arts space to expand its programming in support of emerging and professional musicians to perform.
$33,875

Belgravia Community League
Repair the outdoor rink in the Belgravia community to welcome residents to engage safely in outdoor activities.
$1,698

Blue Quill Community League
Construct an accessible community garden in the Blue Quill community.
$37,179

City of Edmonton, Blackmud Creek Community League
Build a new splash park in the Blackmud Creek community to encourage outdoor play and programming.
$36,578

City of Edmonton, Schonsee Neighbourhood Development Committee
Improve amenities for the Schonsee Neighbourhood and encourage outdoor play by building a spray park at the Schonsee Park.
$230,000

City of Edmonton
Create walking and biking pathways in Confederation District Park that will link it to surrounding recreation, transportation and school facilities.
$324,750

City of Edmonton
Revitalize the transit station at 10032 – 100 St NW to be more open and welcoming through improved accessibility, better visibility and the installation of Indigenous art.
$375,000

City of Edmonton
Reinvent an outdoor space by creating a pedestrian-friendly area on MacDonald Drive that connects the Edmonton Downtown area to the city’s river valley.
$529,875

City of Edmonton
Undertake the first phase of a project to improve the pedestrian areas of Gateway Boulevard between 80 Avenue and Whyte Avenue.
$750,000

City of Edmonton
Improve pedestrian areas in two key downtown locations in the Ice District to improve pedestrian safety and provide spaces that support sidewalk patios for local businesses.
$750,000

Crestwood Community League Building Society
Construct an outdoor community gathering space in the Crestwood community.
$36,000

Downtown Business Association of Edmonton
Transform two downtown alleyways into community gathering spaces that will host festivals, markets and pop-up patios.
$300,000

Eastwood Community League
Renovate the outdoor community rink building to support community use and the launch of a pilot hockey program for youth with barriers to organized sport in the Eastwood community.
$72,648

Edmonton Public School Board
Revitalize learning spaces at the Bennett Centre to improve accessibility and increase capacity of both indoor and outdoor gathering spaces.
$500,000

Edmonton Space & Science Foundation
Upgrade two outdoor spaces at the TELUS World of Science to improve outdoor programming and accessibility.
$410,948

Explore Edmonton
Repurpose an underutilized lot to expand a community urban farm in north central Edmonton to increase food production and create a public gathering space.
$99,950

Innovate Edmonton
Create a public Innovation Gallery in downtown Edmonton to showcase, educate and provide awareness about innovation activities in Alberta.
$490,625

Millhurst Community League
Build an accessible community garden, orchard and sheltered gathering space to create a community place for social and cultural events in the Millhurst community.
$110,154

Old Strathcona Business  Association
Enhance walkability and active transportation accessibility around Whyte Avenue with street furniture and parklets.
$187,500

Parkview Community League
Create an outdoor multi-use facility by replacing an old outdoor ice rink with a new rink, and installing four outdoor beach volleyball courts in the Parkview community.
$414,000

The Ridge Community League
Build a multi-use year round outdoor rink in Haddow Park that will be an ice rink in the winter and basketball, tennis and pickleball courts in other seasons.
$203,453

Ridgewood Community League
Complete a community garden project in the Ridgewood community.
$33,805

University of Alberta
Construct eight tennis courts at the University of Alberta that will be accessible to the public.
$318,517

Valley Zoo Development Society
Refurbish an antique carousel and construct a climate-controlled structure at the Edmonton Valley Zoo for visitors to enjoy the unique carousel year round.
$164,760

Woodvale Community League
Upgrade the outdoor community ice rink and build a new smaller ice to accommodate more skaters in the Woodvale community.
$175,000

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