The federal and provincial governments are combining to upgrade municipal infrastructure.
$1,600,563 will go to 11 projects in Nipissing-Timiskaming.
In North Bay, three separate projects will get $876,606 in total funding:
- a new sidewalk connection on Lindsay Street, Johnston Road and Oak Street.
- construct two multi-use outdoor recreation courts at North Bay’s waterfront.
- repairs, Retrofits and Upgrades made to the City Hall building, including installing security cameras.
Five communities will receive a total of $444,200.
- the construction of a new sidewalk along Turcotte Park Road in Mattawa
- retrofitting an existing playground at Centennial Park located in Callander.
- rehabilitation work at the Municipal Hall in Mattawan which involves installing a dry well, upgrade to an energy-efficient propane furnace with an on-demand propane hot water heater
- replacing and adding new signage for both the Pines and Love Lake trail systems, replace steps and the boardwalk along the creek on the Pines Trails, and install a casting dock on Love Lake in Powassan.
- roof and siding replacement work at the Public Works Garage in Calvin Township.
Three projects in the north end of the riding will receive a total of $279,757.
- retrofitting the Temagami Community Centre by installing energy efficient lighting, insulation, and new air purification systems.
- completing a 450m extension of the existing multi-use pathway for the STATO Trail within the City of Temiskaming Shores.
- upgrading the IT infrastructure at the wastewater treatment plant in Latchford.
“The residents of Nipissing-Timiskaming have been resilient through this COVID-19 pandemic," said MP Anthony Rota.,"As we continue to battle this crisis, we need to ensure that residents have access to safe and inclusive municipal infrastructure."