Infrastructure Canada Projects and Programs (since 2002) - Alberta
Canada and Alberta fund 89 projects to improve public transit across the province
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minster of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Brian Mason, Alberta Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation, and the Honourable Joe Ceci, Alberta Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board, announced $270.3 million for 52 new projects across Alberta through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF). The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding – just over $132.9 million – while the province is investing more than $79.4 million through Alberta's Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP). Municipalities are contributing the balance of $58 million.
Government of Canada supports expansion of Edmonton’s historical living museum
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Brian Mason, Minister of Infrastructure; His Worship Don Iveson, Mayor of the City of Edmonton; Lyndon Decore, Chair of the Fort Edmonton Foundation; Bill Demchuk, Executive Director of the Fort Edmonton Management Company; Chief Billy Morin, Chief of Enoch Cree Nation; and Audrey Poitras, President of the Métis Nation of Alberta, gathered on Treaty 6 territory and the Homeland of the Métis to announce federal funding that will expand the historical living museum, Fort Edmonton Park.