Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program

The Government of Canada is investing in seven local projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) to support active transportation, recreation, and emergency response. 

The City of Grande Prairie received approximately $4.9 million in funding through the Investing in Canada Infratructure Program that supports select infrastructure projects in the City of Grande Prairie in 2021. Below is a list of projects partially funded by the ICIP.

Project NameDetailsFederal FundingProvincial FundingMunicipal Funding
Community Knowledge Campus Retrofits, Repairs and UpgradesRepair the underground tunnel system,  retrofit the access/egress door system at three main entrances, retrofit the locker conversion systems and install new locker systems in public access spaces, upgrade fitness equipment, and repair and upgrade the sound systems in the existing twin ice arena facility.$800,000$0$200,000
North Bike ParkDesigning and building of a  bike skills park.$240,000$0$60,000
Emergency Response and Activity CenterDesigning and construction of a pre-engineered building to serve as emergency accommodations for City response to a large-scale emergency or disaster.$3,200,000$0$800,000
Hillside Paths and TreesInstalling new multi-use paths and new street trees within the Hillside subdivision.$194,021$0$52,179
Maskwôtêh BridgeInstalling a pedestrian bridge across Bear Creek, including the construction of an asphalt pathway, to link Maskwôtêh Park and the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital (pictured below.)$176,000$0$44,000
Montrose Cultural Centre-Art Gallery Storage ExpansionExpand the underground storage space of the Art Gallery to accommodate additional storage and exhibit preparation space.$32,000$0$8,000
Playground Upgrades and SurfacingUpgrading two playgrounds, as well as three playground surfacing installations.$240,000$0$60,000
Revolution Place UpgradesReplace the old board and glass system in the arena.

$200,000

$0$73,650
Trail Resurfacing and Missing LinksRepairing critical trail sites, and installing new path connections.$800,000$0$200,000
Tree ReplacementsPlanting over 300 trees within the City to assist with carbon sequestration and mitigate flooding by water absorption.$108,160$0$27,040

Artist Rendering of future Maskwôtêh Bridge