Posted on Nov 6, 2015
Good News for Communities and Municipalities
The Community Initiatives Program (grant applications) has increased from $22 million to $24 million.
Municipalities infrastructure spending will be $10 billion over 5 years. Municipal Sustainability Initiative has already received an addition $100 million this year and will see $3.9 billion over five years.
The Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program has been restored with a new $100 million for local roads, bridges, and community airports. Plus there will be $330 million for new transit initiatives (rural, regional and urban).
Water infrastructure will receive $170 million in new funding.
The Community Facility Enhancement Program gets another $50 million for a total of $240 million over 5 years.
We continue our commitment to rectifying the infrastructure deficit in Alberta and at the same time create jobs in the trades and construction.