MIL OSI Translation. Canadian French to English
Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI in French
It is essential to invest in modern transport infrastructure to link communities and ensure that Canadians can get to work, school and essential services at a time and return home safely at the end of a long day.
Ottawa (Ontario), September 6, 2019—It is essential to invest in modern transport infrastructure to link communities and ensure that Canadians can get to work, school and essential services at a time and return home safely at the end of a long day.
Today, the honourable Bernadette Jordan, the minister of rural economic Development, announced the funding of seven projects for improvement of roads, bridges and wharves in Ontario.
The municipalities of Central Frontenac, Pelham, West Elgin, Warwick and Serpent River First Nation will see major reconstruction projects on their roads. In addition, improvements will be made at the wharf of the island, Windigo, and the bridge Beechwood at North Middlesex.
These projects will improve the safety of drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and boaters.
The government of Canada is investing over 7.5 million dollars in seven projects in the framework of the Infrastructure component of rural and northern communities of the infrastructure plan to Invest in Canada. The province of Ontario spends more than 4.4 million dollars, while the municipalities and the First Nations will need to shoulder the remaining costs.
“The improvement of the transport infrastructure ensures that Canadians have more time to devote to their families every day. Once completed, this important work of improvement of roads and transportation in Ontario will allow residents and visitors to move more safely and more effectively. “
The honourable Bernadette Jordan, the minister of rural economic Development
In the framework of the infrastructure plan to Invest in Canada, the government of Canada is investing more than $ 180 billion over 12 years in projects related to the transit, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, roads, trade and transport, as well as rural and northern communities of Canada.
An amount of $ 2 billion of this funding will be used to support infrastructure projects that meet the unique needs of rural and northern communities, such as the facilities used to ensure the safety of food, roads, local access and improving broadband connectivity.
The investment made by the federal government in communities of less than 5,000 residents and covers 60 % of total costs.
Of this amount, more than $ 10.1 billion will be used to support projects in trade and transportation, of which $ 5 billion can be invested through the Bank of Canada’s infrastructure.
On June 27, 2019, the government of Canada has launched two new strategies : the canadian Strategy for connectivity, in which it commits to connecting all Canadians to the Internet at high speed, and the first Strategy of rural economic development in Canada, which will stimulate economic growth and create good jobs for middle class Canadians in rural areas of the country.
The Strategy of rural economic development, takes advantage of federal investments in progress and provides a vision for the future, identifying the practical measures to be taken in the short term and to provide a basis to guide future work.
Monica GranadosAttachée of presseCabinet of the minister of economic Development rural343-550-5691Monica.Granados2@Canada.ca
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