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Fisher River Receives Funding for East Road Upgrade

todayJuly 27, 2021 34

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Joint federal and provincial funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support 17 municipal transportation infrastructure projects in Manitoba. These projects will create jobs, improve road safety, and ensure long-term sustainable infrastructure while building strong and well-connected communities.

The Government of Canada is investing over $48.9 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Manitoba is funding more than $27.7 million. Project recipients, including municipalities and First Nations, are contributing over $15.4 million in total towards eligible project costs for their respective projects, which overall represent a combined infrastructure investment of $92 million.

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION COMMUNITY ROAD REPLACEMENT 
Replace approximately 4km of the East Road – Drainage & Ditching, Replacement and Chip Sealing.
Federal Funding: $2,571,728
Recipient: $857,243

SEE BACKGROUNDER: BGRNIS Municipal Roads Bundle-CNS

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