Two Comox Valley projects receive federal funding

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The City of Comox is receiving $380,000 to demolish an existing building and construct a new marine services building. File photo

Two Comox Valley projects receive federal funding

The announcement was to modernize Ladysmith’s public spaces in Port Hardy.



Two projects in the Comox Valley are getting a financial boost thanks to a recent federal government announcement.

International Development Minister and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada Harjit Sajjan announced funding July 19 (Tuesday) to revitalize public spaces and improve tourism in central and northern Pacific. Vancouver Island through the Canadian Community Revitalization Fund.

The City of Comox is receiving $380,000 to demolish an existing building and construct a new marine services building, while the Denman Island Community Education Society is receiving $93,850 to create a multi-purpose outdoor community space.

The announcement was to modernize Ladysmith’s public spaces in Port Hardy.

Eligible recipients include not-for-profit organizations; rural, municipal or regional governments; Indigenous groups and communities and public sector bodies that provide municipal-type infrastructure.

“We have helped put small and medium-sized businesses on the road to recovery. Now is the time to invest in shared public spaces and tourism experiences that will bring people together and help communities across our province grow and prosper into the future,” said Sajjan.



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