The Canadian and Ontario Governments Invest in Infrastructure Improvements in Southwestern Ontario

Ten community, culture, and public development projects in southwestern Ontario will be supported by collective federal, provincial, and recipients funding via the Investing in Canada program.

With a total contribution of more than $6.9 million, the national government is the most significant contributor to this initiative. The province of Ontario and its beneficiaries will contribute $5.8 million and $4.6 million, respectively.

One of the cities included in the program is the City of Kitchener. Kitchener City will receive more than $1.8 million to renovate and rehabilitate the AR Kaufman YMCA.

This project is planned to replace the air handling unit in the pool area with a heat recovery ventilator. They will also upgrade the facility’s lighting to an LED system to reduce its future operating costs.

Another city that will receive funding is the Township of Puslinch. The funds will be used to improve the soccer field, carpark, site drainage, landscape design and provide lighted walkway paths in the Puslinch Community Centre.

The Canadian government has spent more than $8.3 billion in 2,865 infrastructure investments in Ontario. Additionally, the Ontario government will spend nearly $320 million over the next ten years around the province.

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