The City of Port Alberni has received $2.5 million in grant funding for a pathway that will connect Harbour Quay and Victoria Quay.
The funding for the Connect the Quays pathway comes from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, which invests in infrastructure projects to help build inclusive, resilient communities.
ð Thrilled that BC and Canada are providing $2.5 million to @cityportalberni to build the visionary 3.5 km Connect the Quays Pathway Project, a key strategic priority for @SharieMinions & council in building a safe, health inclusive community. More ðð¼ https://t.co/hfTuZeir88 pic.twitter.com/lsbtejEdkQ
— Josie Osborne (@Josie_Osborne) April 11, 2022
In total, Port Alberni will be receiving $962,220 in federal funding and $1,539,433 in provincial funding.
The city hopes to start construction in 2022.