Swift Canada

Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet Service in Huron County

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More rural Ontarians will benefit from access to high-speed internet service HURON COUNTY – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $3.8 million to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 1,570 families, farms and businesses in Huron County. In partnership with  (SWIFT) Inc, the completion of construction of broadband infrastructure is now providing access to fast, …

Terry Beech Parliamentary Secretary

Investing in greener communities through transportation planning

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Burnaby – Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour; His Worship Mike Hurley, Mayor of the City of Burnaby; and His Worship Patrick Johnstone, Mayor of the City of New Westminster, announced $550,000 in federal and municipal funding for three active transportation projects on the eastern side …

Heath MacDonald MP for Malpeque

Kensington residents to benefit from system upgrades

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Kensington – Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque; Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and His Worship Rowan Caseley, Mayor of the Town of Kensington, announced $4.2 million in joint funding for two infrastructure projects in Kensington. With this funding, Islanders will benefit from several upgrades to Kensington’s Credit Union Centre (CUC), which include installing a 100kw solar …

Lisa Thompson

Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet Service in Simcoe County

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More rural Ontarians will benefit from access to high-speed internet service SIMCOE COUNTY – The governments of Canada and Ontario are each investing more than $1.7 million to bring high-speed internet access to more than 1,645 families, farms and businesses in Simcoe County. “Building modern and reliable internet connection infrastructure for rural communities is how Canada will close the digital divide …

Eglinton Crosstown West

Taking Next Steps in Building Signature Subway Line

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All-new Ontario Line will deliver faster and better transit for the Greater Toronto Area and spur economic growth TORONTO — The Ontario government is awarding a major contract and issuing two Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Ontario Line subway, marking important milestones in the province’s plan to deliver faster and better transit for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). “These …

New Inuit led community wellness hub in Iqaluit

New Inuit-led community wellness hub in Iqaluit

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Iqaluit – Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, and Gwen Healey Akearok, Executive and Scientific Director of the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre, announced more than $7.2 million in joint funding to support the construction of a new community wellness hub in Iqaluit. “We are committed to working together with Inuit to build a …

Taneen Rudyk

Strengthening asset management in Saskatchewan communities

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Chaplin – George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview and Taneen Rudyk, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced an investment of $316,253 in eight Saskatchewan communities to support data-driven decisions about key infrastructure and ensure long-term infrastructure performance. The Village of Chaplin is receiving $49,050 to further develop data and information capabilities and organizational processes and frameworks. The …

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Invest $40m in Saskatchewan’s infrastructure

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Martensville – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Don McMorris, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $40 million in joint funding for nine infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan. The City of Martensville, just north of Saskatoon, will benefit from the construction of a new community recreation facility. The centre will feature one regulation-size ice surface …

forest fires in Whistler

Reducing likelihood of forest fires in Whistler

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Whistler – Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities and Arthur De Jong, Councillor of the Resort Municipality of Whistler, announced federal funding for a wildfire fuel treatment program in Whistler. Climate modelling has revealed that longer, hotter, and drier summers are expected …

Projects in Berens River 1st Nation

Investing in Infrastructure Projects in Berens River 1st Nation

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Berens River – Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan, Minister for CanNor and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Reg Helwer, Minister of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services, announced more than $31.6M in funding for four infrastructure projects in the Berens River area. More …