Central Alberta communities are receiving federal infrastructure grants as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebration.
Five communities in East Central Alberta will receive federal grants totalling about $549,705. The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program grants are intended to help communities modernize local recreation facilities and community infrastructure.
The grants are as follows:
Village of Consort receives $375,000 to upgrade the ice plant at the Consort Sportsplex.
Stettler Curling Club Association gets $38,421 for renovations.
Coronation Memorial Arena Board receives $32,117 to enhance the ice arena.
Heisler Agriculture Society gets $36,500 to convert the skating arena into a multi-use facility.
Town of Killam receives $67,667 to upgrade the Memorial Arena.