HARTLAND, N.B., April 28, 2022 /CNW/ – From roads and buildings to water treatment systems and community centers, infrastructure is essential to building stronger communities. Investments in community infrastructure help residents socialize, stay active and lead healthy lifestyles.
Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honorable Bill Hogan, New Brunswick Minister of Public Security and Member of the Legislative Assembly of Carlton, on behalf of the Honorable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; and Her Honor Tracey DeMerchant, Mayor of Town of Hartlandannounced joint funding for the construction of the Central Carleton Community Complex in hartland.
The new complex, which will be built behind the existing arena, will provide modern, energy-efficient recreational spaces for residents of hartland and surrounding local service districts. The facility will include an ice rink, walking track, exercise room, locker room, as well as storage space for recreational and programming materials.
This project will support healthy and active lifestyles for residents and visitors of all ages.
The government of Canada invests $3.6 million to this project through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The government of New Brunswick provides more $2.9 million to this new facility while Town of Hartland contribute more than $2.4 million.
“Whether it’s for a hockey game or a few laps on the trail with a friend, the sports and recreational facilities allow members of the community to get together, socialize and have fun. These spaces bring us together and lead to a healthier and more resilient life. Central Carleton’s new community complex will be a place where residents of all ages can connect with each other and stay active for generations to come.
Jenica Atwindeputy of Frederictonon behalf of the Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities
“The Central Carleton Community Complex is an important project for the residents of hartland and the whole region. This project is the culmination of a lot of hard work and tremendous support from area residents, the private sector and all three levels of government. »
The Honorable Bill Hogan, New Brunswick Minister of Public Security and Member of the Legislative Assembly of Carltonon behalf of the Honorable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation
“The Central Carleton Community Complex will be the cornerstone of our new community that current and future generations will enjoy for decades to come,” said hartland Mayor Tracey De Merchant. “We’re thrilled to tell our residents that it’s now official; after years of planning, we’re beginning construction on our new resort this spring. We thank everyone who helped us get here, from leaders from the federal governments and provincial to the dedicated members of our complex committee, to our amazing local supporters and donors.”
Her Honor Tracey DeMerchant, Mayor of Town of Hartland
- Under Invest in Canada Plan, the federal government is investing more than $180 billion more than 12 years in public transport, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, trade and transport routes projects, and from Canada rural and northern communities.
- Over the past six years, the government of Canada invested more than $697 million towards 465 infrastructure projects through New Brunswick.
- During this period, more $45 billion has been invested in communities by Infrastructure Canada across the country to support world-class infrastructure projects, including more than $1.2 billion for recreational infrastructure projects.
- Infrastructure Canada helps address the complex challenges Canadians face every day, from the rapid growth of our cities to climate change and environmental threats to our waters and lands.
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For further information: Jean-Sébastien Comeau, Press Secretary and Communications Advisor, Office of the Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, 343-574-8116, [email protected]; Mary-Anne Hurley-Corbyn, director of communications, Regional Development Corporation, 506-457-4996, [email protected]; Media Relations, Infrastructure Canada, 613-960-9251, Toll Free: 1-877-250-7154, Email: [email protected]