Communities receive over $500,000 in Canada’s 150 grants

The communities of Stettler, Consort, Killam, Heisler and Coronation will receive a total of $549,705 through the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program to help communities modernize local recreation facilities and community infrastructure.
Coronation Memorial Arena Board will receive $32,117 for enhancing the skating rink, Heisler Ag Society received $36,500 to convert the skating arena into a multi-use facility; Stettler Curling Club received $38,421 to renovate the curling arena, Town of Killam received $67,667 to upgrade their arena and the Village of Consort received $375,000 to upgrade the ice plant at the Sportsplex.
The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program is part of ‘Canada 150 Celebrates’, the Government of Canada’s celebration of our country’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.
Budget 2016 provided an additional $150 million over two years to Canada’s Regional Development Agencies to deliver further community funding across the country, starting in 2016-17, with Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) being responsible for administering the program in Western Canada.

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