QUEEN CHARLOTTE – The Province of B.C. is investing $500,000
to help create a place for
“This funding, from both the B.C.
Spirit Squares and Towns for Tomorrow
programs, means improved
infrastructure and a new, accessible meeting place, making Queen Charlotte an
even better place to live and work,” said Reid, on behalf of Community
Development Minister Blair Lekstrom. “The
The Run of River Alternative Energy
Control Structure Project is receiving $400,000 in Towns for Tomorrow funding
to construct a lake control structure on
funding of $100,000 will assist in construction of the
“On behalf of our community I would like to thank the Ministry of Community Development for assisting us in our water project and our commitment to developing greener energy sources through its Towns for Tomorrow funding,” said Queen Charlotte Mayor Carol Kulesha. “With the addition of B.C. Spirit Squares funding, we will create a central focus for our downtown core and a gathering place for all.”
Towns for Tomorrow program is a three-year, $21-million program helping small municipalities enhance community infrastructure and create legacies for the future. The Province provides 80 per cent of the funding for approved projects, to a maximum provincial contribution of $400,000. To learn more, please visit www.townsfortomorrow.gov.bc.ca.
The $20-million B.C. Spirit Squares
program is helping to create or improve outdoor public meeting and celebration
spaces created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of
the colony of
Ministry of Community Development
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