March 17, 2017 – Vaughan-Woodbridge- The 150th anniversary of Confederation is a time to celebrate the places across this great country that unite and connect us in our communities.
Francesco Sorbara, Member of Parliament for Vaughan-Woodbridge announced today on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, that Vaughan Woodbridge will receive a total of $500,300 in new infrastructure funding.
Projects receiving funding are as follows:
- The Corporation of The City of Vaughan will receive $181,500 for Improvement of Chancellor District Park Playground, $72,600 for Expansion of Maxey Park Playground, $46,200 for the Improvement of Matthew Park to include a Shade Structure
- The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority will receive $200,000 for the Improvement of Kortright Visitor Centre.
These ventures are part of the 350 projects approved by the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) in southern Ontario. With the addition of $44.4 million in supplementary funding announced in Budget 2016, the total CIP 150 allocation for southern Ontario, being delivered by FedDev Ontario, is up to $88.8 million.
The projects will allow Canadians to enjoy upgraded community facilities such as parks, trails, cultural and community centers. They will also help to create a lasting legacy as Canada prepares to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.
“Through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, we are strengthening our communities across the country, making them safer and more prosperous places to live. I’m pleased these local projects will benefit residents here in Vaughan-Woodbridge”
Francesco Sorbara, Member of Parliament, Vaughan-Woodbridge