Halifax county organizations benefit from renovations to help bring people back to public spaces safely

Halifax county organizations benefit from renovations to help bring people back to public spaces safely

The Government of Canada invests more than $171,000 to four community shared spaces to stimulate local economies, create jobs, and improve the quality of life of Canadians.

CLIENT NAME PROJECT TOTAL PROJECT
Covenant Place Support & Renewal Organization Covenant Place will install a metal roof to ensure it remains a safe and welcoming space for those seeking support in time of distress, including illness and family abuse. $65,022 non-repayable Margaret Sharpe
Chair
902-827-2208
Covenantplacecentre20@gmail.com
Wellington Fletcher’s Lake Station House The centre will make upgrades to serve as an accessible warming station with a generator during prolonged power outages. It will also establish a community garden and purchase a wood-fired oven for community gatherings. $51,000
non-repayable
Steven Hobson
President
902-497-5267
stevenhobson@bellaliant.net
Eastern Passage Cow Bay Lions Club This support allowed the Lions Club to replace the roof and ceiling of the facility. The renovation ensures the building remains a safe and accessible place for hosting events; providing public shelter in emergency situations; and offering community services, such as Guide Dogs of Canada. $46,011
non-repayable
Peter Reid
Past President
902-789-0974
pccpeterreid63@gmail.com
Grand Lake – Oakfield Community Society The community centre will increase accessibly by replacing a concrete step and expanding the existing wheelchair ramp to make it wider. $9,000
non-repayable
Robert Kamperman
President
902-860-1639
engine57@hotmail.com
TOTAL  $171,033

Contacts

Marianne Blondin
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Official Languages and of the
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Marianne.Blondin@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

Chris Brooks
Communications Director
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
902-830-3839
chris.brooks@acoa-apeca.gc.ca

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