24/07/2017 – Brampton, Ontario –Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, joined fellow Brampton MPs along with The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), at Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park today to announce up to $2,941,775 for upgrades to playgrounds, parks, trails, a cenotaph memorial, a health and fitness centre, and an art gallery and museum in Brampton under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).
Individuals and families in neighbourhoods across Brampton will benefit from safer, more accessible playgrounds and recreational facilities, and will enjoy enhancements made to spaces for arts, culture and nature exploration.
These projects represent 61 of over 730 projects approved to date in southern Ontario under the program’s two intakes. Total funding of up to $88.8 million is being delivered across the region by FedDev Ontario.
These projects will allow Canadians to enjoy upgraded community spaces such as parks, trails, cultural and community centres. They will also help to create a lasting legacy as Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.
“Through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, the Government of Canada is investing in the places that help us to stay fit and active, connect us to nature and cultural heritage, and allow us to engage with other people in our communities. It is important to enrich spaces that have been a part of thriving communities like Brampton.”
- The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario
“Community is an important part of Brampton’s identity. The residents of Brampton rely on community spaces and centres to connect and learn from each other. The investments made through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program exemplifies this Government’s commitment towards building stronger communities, supporting families and celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.”
- Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North
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