NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Government of Canada has announced seven North Vancouver projects will receive over $2.7 million in funding through PacifiCan.
Approximately, $2.6 million will go to six projects funded through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund and $99,999 will go to one project funded through the Tourism Relief Fund.
The District of North Vancouver will get $750,000 for a new field house at Delbrook Park which includes an accessible washroom and storage space for community use, and the Squamish Nation will receive $750,000 to help design and build a multi-use recreational facility in Xwmelch’sten (West Vancouver) for a variety of sports and community events.
The City of North Vancouver will receive $500,000 in funding for pedestrian-friendly spaces and pathways along the Esplanade corridor by installing accessible footpaths, public seating, bike racks, safety barriers, fencing and lighting. It will also receive $217,500 for a permanent skate park at Mahon Park, and $97,600 to upgrade pathways in the commercial corridor of Lonsdale Avenue to increase accessibility.
The Greater Vancouver Water District will revitalize the outdoor space surrounding the new Watershed Centre in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve by expanding the trail network using $354,000 in funding and Grouse Mountain Management Inc. Will receive $99,999 through the Tourism Relief Fund for construction of a new chair lift at the Grouse Mountain resort.