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 Name||Details||Federal Funding||Provincial Funding||Municipal Funding|
|Community Knowledge Campus Retrofits, Repairs and Upgrades||Repair 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 Park||Designing and building of a bike skills park.||$240,000||$0||$60,000|
|Emergency Response and Activity Center||Designing 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 Trees||Installing new multi-use paths and new street trees within the Hillside subdivision.||$194,021||$0||$52,179|
|Maskwôtêh Bridge||Installing 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 Expansion||Expand the underground storage space of the Art Gallery to accommodate additional storage and exhibit preparation space.||$32,000||$0||$8,000|
|Playground Upgrades and Surfacing||Upgrading two playgrounds, as well as three playground surfacing installations.||$240,000||$0||$60,000|
|Revolution Place Upgrades||Replace the old board and glass system in the arena.|
|Trail Resurfacing and Missing Links||Repairing critical trail sites, and installing new path connections.||$800,000||$0||$200,000|
|Tree Replacements||Planting over 300 trees within the City to assist with carbon sequestration and mitigate flooding by water absorption.||$108,160||$0||$27,040|