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Government of Canada invests in three community projects for the Fredericton area
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Fredericton Community Services Inc. (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
ACOA Assistance: $25,059
Founded in 1983, FCSI is the home of the Greener Village Community Food Centre, the largest Food Bank in New Brunswick. The organization has a community based approach in addressing food needs and offers a variety of services.
Through this project, the Greener Village Community Food Centre installed a generator and electrical installations (single phase transfer switch, supply and installation of new concrete pad, supply and installation of generator power feeds and controls).
Fredericton SPCA Inc. (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
ACOA Assistance: $19,226
The Fredericton SPCA began in 1914 and built their first animal shelter in 1977. They recently changed the name of their facilities to the Fredericton SPCA Animal Adoption Centre. The organization advocates and promotes humane, responsible, animal guardianship; while providing temporary shelter, care and adoption opportunities for animals in need.
Through this project, the Fredericton SPCA undertook plumbing repairs, code upgrades, and acquired new equipment. The upgrades will address important operational and sanitary issues of the facility.
Geary Lions Club (Geary, New Brunswick)
ACOA Assistance: $8,737
The Geary Lions Club is a Community Hall which serves as a meeting location for all members and is open for public and community events.
The project aims to improve the security of the building by replacing doors and by making the washrooms wheelchair accessible.
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