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Monday , 23 May 2022

Alberta’s government is investing over $1.1 million to provide capital funding for municipalities in the Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche constituency.

Alberta’s government is distributing over $1.1 million to provide capital funding for municipalities in the Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche constituency.

This funding will help the constituency build and revitalize local infrastructure and create lasting prosperity through the Canada Community-Building Fund.

“Alberta’s Recovery Plan has helped our communities gain jobs and countless opportunities for growth. Investments into vital resources and the safety of our roads and water treatment is just one more example of our success in getting Alberta back on its feet post-pandemic.”

David Hanson—MLA for Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul

 

  • $387,280 has been allocated towards paving 1 kilometre of Township Road 574 in the County of St. Paul No. 19
  • $414,000 has been allocated towards chip sealing 3.7 kilometres of road in Athabasca County
  • $342,000 has been allocated towards the purchase and implementation of asset management software; rehabilitation of a bridge on Range Road 164; Upgrading 2 kilometres of Range Road 170; and the reconstruction of 2 kilometres of Township Toad 592 in Smoky Lake County

 

Correction: The funding is federal money, and is being distributed by the Alberta government. Here is more information on the federal fund for reference: Infrastructure Canada – Canada Community-Building Fund Allocation Table

“This week, we sent out a number of news releases regarding the Canada Community-Building (CCB) Fund for several constituencies in Alberta,” Chloe Carr Communications Officer for the United Conservative Caucus said in a email. “Unfortunately we were premature with some of the information that was distributed.”

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