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Backgrounder: Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories announce joint-funding for infrastructure projects
The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are announcing funding for 13 infrastructure projects in communities in the territory under the New Building Canada Plan's Small Communities Fund. The Government of Canada will contribute up to $16,002,014 for the 13 projects, which have a total eligible cost of $49,597,019.
The Small Communities Fund provides support for priority public infrastructure projects that deliver on local needs in communities across Canada that have fewer than 100,000 residents. So far, the vast majority of the projects approved under this Fund are in communities with a population of less than 25,000.
The projects announced today are as follows:
|Recipient||Project Title||Total Cost*|
|Hamlet of Fort Resolution||Pool and Youth Center Retrofit||
|Hamlet of Fort Providence||Community Road Rehabilitation||
|Village of Fort Simpson||Fitness Center||
|Community Government of Behchok'o||Wastewater Systems Upgrade||
|Community Government of Whati||Water Treatment Plant Upgrade||
|Town of Norman Wells||Cement Floor for Arena||
|Town of Norman Wells||Franklin Street Sewer Replacement||
|Town of Norman Wells||Community Road Chipseal||
|Town of Inuvik||Utilidor Replacement Project||
|Katlodeeche First Nation||Katlodeeche First Nation Arena||
|Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk||Solid Waste Site Upgrade||
|Town of Hay River||Recreation Center Expansion & Modernization||
|Government of the NWT||Paulatuk, Gameti, Wekweeti Water Treatment Plants Bundle||
*Total estimated project cost.
For more information on the Small Communities Fund, please visit: http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/plan/sc-cp-eng.html.
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