Friday, February 6, 2015
Fed Gov't News
The Money Trail
Tens of thousands of dollars to be invested in local trails
By Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo
Joggers utilize the Trans Canada Trail alongside the Vedder River.
ark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, announced on behalf of the Minister of Infrastructure, the Honourable Denis Lebel, federal investments in a number of area recreational trails.
Economic Action Plan 2014 and in Partnership with the National Trails
Coalition, the Government of Canada is providing $10 million to help
expand and rehabilitate Canada's snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle and
non-motorized trail system. Between 150 and 200 projects are expected to
be supported across Canada.
"I'm very pleased to announce federal investments in these local
projects. Recreational trails not only help residents enjoy the beauty
of British Columbia they can be a catalyst for economic growth" said
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