Government of Canada Supports Improvements to Norfolk County’s Community Infrastructure

MP Diane Finley Celebrates Local Benefits of the
Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund

Delhi, Ontario – Across the country, community centres, cultural centres, ice rinks, swimming pools, and other community projects will soon be improved thanks to support from the Government of Canada’s Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).

 As part of the Government’s Economic Action Plan 2012, Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk today announced $286,666. in federal funding for several projects under the Fund.

“Our Government, through the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, is demonstrating its continued support for communities across Canada” said Finley. “Here in Norfolk Countythese local projects will create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity in our community.”

 The Government of Canada is providing funding for the following local projects:

Recipient Name Project Title Funding contribution (up to)
NorfolkCounty ImproveWellingtonPark $ 133,333
NorfolkCounty Trail Upgrades $ 120,000
NorfolkCounty Elevator forDelhiArena $ 33,333

 Mayor Dennis Travale of Norfolk County
“ I express thanks to our Member of Parliament, Minister Diane Finley, for her continued solid support of Norfolk and, in this instance, our accessibility program.  This funding will allow three vital projects to proceed and in doing so, open new vistas to those with ability challenges.”

 Through the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, the Government of Canada has committed to supporting communities and creating jobs through repairs and improvements to existing community facilities over the next two years.

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For more information, contact:  Don Edwards 519 426-3400