January 11, 2013

Burlington, Ontario – Across the country, community centres, cultural centres, ice rinks, swimming pools and other community projects will soon be improved because of support from the Government of Canada’s Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).

As part of the Government’s Economic Action Plan 2012, Mike Wallace, Member of Parliament for Burlington, today announced over $400,000 in federal funding for five projects in Burlington.

The Government of Canada is providing funding for the following local projects:

Recipient   Name Project   Title Funding   contribution
Burlington Gymnastics Club Floor Replacement $2,750
Burlington Lawn Bowling Club Improvement to the Facility $2,900
City of Burlington Improvement to the Central Arena $99,900
City of Burlington Improvements to Nelson Arena $266,400
East Plains United Church Roof Replacement Peart Hall $40,401

“I am proud to see my community benefit from the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund,” said Mike Wallace. “This investment will help create jobs and growth and will support the prosperity of Burlington for years to come.”

The national Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund provides $150 million over two years for repairs and improvements to existing public community infrastructure.