Federal funding announced for several Red Deer infrastructure projects

The federal and provincial governments have announced funding for 61 infrastructure projects across Alberta, including several in the Red Deer area.

Ottawa is investing more than $73 million in these projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are more than $18 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $91 million.

“Alberta’s communities told us they needed help to build needed infrastructure and create jobs at the depth of the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal funding will help complete crucial repairs and upgrades to public facilities, supporting dozens of good-paying construction-related jobs for Albertans and keeping us on the road to economic recovery,” said Alberta’s Minister of Transportation and Municipal Affairs, Ric McIver.

Local infrastructure projects receiving funding include: