Yvonne Jones

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Governments of Canada/ Newfoundland and Labrador investing in Happy Valley Goose Bay water and wastewater systems

Happy Valley – Goose Bay October 6th 2017

 

 

Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is pleased to announce federal Small Communities Fund money to support Happy Valley – Goose Bay Water/Wastewater projects.

The total funding for four projects in Happy Valley- Goose Bay is over $623,000 in partnership of the federal, provincial, and municipal governments.

Quotes

“The Government of Canada laid out an historic plan in Budget 2016 to invest more than $120 billion in infrastructure over the next ten years. These investments help communities grow and provide vital services to citizens. With a renewed focus on the north and Indigenous communities these investments will help meets the needs of today and the potential of our future here in Labrador.” – MP Jones

“Infrastructure investment, particularly as it relates to the provision of drinking water and handling of waste and storm water, is essential for the integrity of our communities. These federal, provincial and municipal investments recognize this fact and underline the importance of partnerships to support sustainable growth.” – MHA Perry Trimper, Lake Melville

“The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is committed to providing a modern water and sewer distribution system. These investments presented to us by MP Yvonne Jones and MHA Perry Trimper are essential to achieving these goals. We are very grateful for the support from our governments on these projects and are thrilled to provide necessary upgrades to our infrastructure as we’ve heard from so many in the community on these issues.” Mayor Hickey

 

Table of investments

 

Project Description Total Costs Federal Share Provincial Share Municipal Share
HVGB wastewater collection $       349,131.00 $     116,365.00 $       128,026.00 $       104,739.00
HVGB drinking water distribution $         49,876.00 $       16,623.00 $         18,289.00 $         14,963.00
HVGB wastewater collection $       174,565.00 $       58,183.00 $         64,013.00 $         52,370.00
HVGB Storm water collection $         49,876.00 $       12,469.00 $         12,469.00 $         24,937.00
Total $623,448.00 $203,640.00 $222,797.00 $197,009.00

 

 

 

 

 

Media Contacts:

 

Brandon Pardy
Legislation and Communication director
Yvonne Jones
613-222-1735
Yvonne.jones.c1@parl.gc.ca
Yjones.liberal.ca

 

Michelle Cannizzaro
Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
709-729 3960
nancyoconnor@gov.nl.ca

 

Infrastructure Canada

613-960-9251 Toll-free: 1-877-250-7154
Email: media@infc.gc.ca Twitter: @INFC_eng
Web site: Infrastructure Canada

Amanda MacNeil
Public Relations & Special Events Manager
Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay
212 Hamilton River Rd, PO Box 40, Stn. B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P 1E0
(o) 709-896-3254; (c) 709-896-1609