• Page Views 990
  • Today the City of Vancouver welcomed federal funding for two key local infrastructure projects that play an important role in our community. Both the Stanley Park Seawall and the Vancouver Central Library will benefit from upgrades and rehabilitation, with $500,000 in federal support announced for each project.

    The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta- Richmond East, and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced earlier today funding support for improved community infrastructure in Vancouver as part of the Government of Canada’s celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

    “These investments from the federal government will help strengthen our community, further improve Vancouver’s quality of life, and support two priority projects in the City of Vancouver’s 2015- 2018 Capital Plan,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson. “We look forward to further discussions during the federal election on critical issues facing Vancouver, and other cities across the country.”

    Background on 2 projects being funded:
    • Central Library Community Learning Expansion-$500,000.
    Expanding to levels 8 and 9 including a café, reading room, offices, community roof garden. Total project cost – $15 million.
    • Stanley Park Seawall Renewal – $500,000. Repairs to aging seawall between Second Beach and Prospect Point including footings, mortar, cavities, habitat areas, as well as cycling path improvements. Total project cost – $5 million

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 26 May 2018
      19 hours ago No comment

      International Swimming Events About to Make a Splash in Surrey

      Espoir Canadian Championships and FINA Artistic Swimming World Series come to Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey will welcome the Espoir Canadian Championships and FINA Artistic Swimming World Series at Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex from May 30 to June 2. Drawing international ...

    • 26 May 2018
      21 hours ago No comment

      Fortune prefers intense training program for Pacquiao

      While admitting that Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao still possesses what it takes to win another world championship, American trainer Justin Fortune wants the eight-division belt owner to undergo a shorter but more intense preparation program for his coming fight with Argentine World Boxing champ Lucas Matthysse. Pacquao will ...

    • 26 May 2018
      23 hours ago No comment

      TFC at the Movies releases the Visual Masterpiece “Kasal” (The Wedding) to Audiences Worldwide

      Love triangles have existed since time immemorial. Film and literature have had their fair share of memorable, sometimes notorious, (love triangles), from Elizabeth Bennet, George Wickham, and Fitzwilliam Darcy of Pride and Prejudice; Ben Braddock, Elaine Robinson, and Mrs. Robinson of The Graduate; to The Hunger Games’ Katniss, Peeta ...

    • 25 May 2018
      1 day ago No comment

      Why did coach Ty Lue benched Korver in Cavs’Game 5 loss to Celts?

      By EDDIE G. ALINEA Days after seeing Cleveland face elimination, debate on why Cavaliers’ coach Lue benched the Cavs’ third best player Kyle Korver most of Game 5 where Boston took a 96-83 win and went ahead, 3-2, in their best-of-seven NBA Eastern Conference finals continued. The victory, which ...

    • 24 May 2018
      3 days ago No comment

      Canada’s passport 5th most powerful in the world; Philippines ranked 70th

      A global ranking of passports has Japan in first place providing Japanese citizens visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to a record total of 189 destinations. The ranking was released by the Henley & Partners, a global leader in residence and citizenship planning, on May 22. Called the Henley Passport Index, ...

    %d bloggers like this: