Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
August 16, 2016

The Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia have approved 96 community infrastructure projects under two new federal infrastructure programs: the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund and the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. These programs form part of Phase 1 of the Government of Canada’s 10-year Investing in Canada plan and will address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and assets.

Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

The Government of Canada is providing $86,000,336 and the Government of Nova Scotia is providing $43,000,168 to fund 73 projects that will rehabilitate and improve community water and wastewater systems across the province. Combined with municipal contributions, $180,735,189 will be used to provide Nova Scotians with clean, reliable water sources. 

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Anticipated Start Date

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Sanitary sewer pumping facility replacement

$500,000

$250,000

April 3, 2017

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Water main rehabilitation

$6,000,000

$3,000,000

April 3, 2017

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Storm water inflow and infiltration upgrades

$1,500,000

$750,000

October 3, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Fall River Road central water service installation

$3,962,870

$1,981,435

August 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Herring Cove central water and sewer service installation

$2,280,976

$1,140,488

August 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality / Halifax Water

Lake Major dam replacement

$2,258,858

$1,129,429

July 15, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality / Halifax Water

Sullivan’s Pond storm sewer renewal

$4,214,595

$2,107,298

October 3, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality / Halifax Water

J.D. Kline water supply plant upgrades

$2,100,080

$1,050,040

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality / Halifax Water

Quinpool Road water main rehabilitation

$3,754,297

$1,877,149

August 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality / Halifax Water

Northwest Arm sewer system rehabilitation

$8,171,854

$4,085,927

September 1, 2016

Municipality of East Hants

Enfield water transmission main installation

$979,440

$489,720

September 1, 2016

Municipality of East Hants

Lantz water transmission main installation

$737,500

$368,750

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Annapolis

Cornwallis Park water main replacement

$162,714

$81,357

August 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Annapolis

Bridgetown water well supply upgrades

$304,636

$152,318

August 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Annapolis

Centennial Drive wastewater and storm sewer separation

$1,253,268

$626,634

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Colchester

Debert Gateway water system installation

$374,908

$187,454

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Colchester

Debert pump station and forcemain replacement

$731,016

$365,508

October 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Colchester

Tatamagouche sewage collection system replacement

$250,286

$125,143

October 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Cumberland

Springhill community water system replacement

$2,495,669

$1,247,835

August 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Inverness

Mabou sewage treatment plant replacement

$1,016,789

$508,394

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Inverness

Maple Street/Old Deepdale Road water and sewer extension

$297,424

$148,712

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Inverness

Judique community water storage reservoir installation

$254,197

$127,099

October 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Pictou

Phase II Upper Plymouth/Maclellans Brook Road wastewater upgrades

$3,606,394

$1,803,197

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Pictou

Abercrombie wastewater extension

$513,609

$256,804

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Pictou

Alma Springfield Estates water and wastewater extension

$1,128,896

$564,448

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Richmond

Wastewater treatment plant construction

$1,439,095

$719,548

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Richmond

French Cove waterline extension

$189,318

$94,659

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the County of Richmond

Toulouse Street sewer extension

$191,430

$95,715

August 1, 2016

Municipality of the District of Argyle

Phase 2 Wedgeport wastewater project

$429,007

$214,503

June 15, 2016

Municipality of the District of Chester

Mill Cove wastewater treatment plant replacement

$726,296

$363,148

September 1, 2016

Municipality of the District of Chester

Western Shore wastewater treatment plant improvements

$799,015

$399,508

June 1, 2017

Municipality of the District of Clare

Wastewater system upgrades

$99,314

$49,657

August 1, 2016

Municipality of the District of Digby

Smiths Cove Cross Road and Sunset Drive sanitary sewer extension

$230,150

$115,075

March 1, 2017

Municipality of the District of Saint Mary’s

Sherbrooke water distribution system replacement

$862,920

$431,460

August 1, 2016

Municipality of the District of West Hants

Chittick Avenue water system rehabilitation

$398,747

$199,373

June 14, 2016

Municipality of the District of West Hants

Holmes Hill Road water system rehabilitation

$843,224

$421,612

January 2, 2017

Municipality of the District of West Hants

School Street water system rehabilitation

$703,745

$351,872

April 3, 2017

Region of Queens Municipality

School Street water and sanitary sewer main replacement

$699,527

$349,764

April 3, 2017

Region of Queens Municipality

Main Street water and sanitary sewer main replacement

$357,979

$178,989

May 1, 2017

Town of Amherst

East Victoria Street water system rehabilitation

$1,100,000

$550,000

October 1, 2016

Town of Amherst

Station Street storm sewer separation

$825,000

$412,500

October 1, 2016

Town of Amherst

Water reservoir replacement

$3,880,000

$1,940,000

October 1, 2016

Town of Annapolis Royal

Sanitary sewer replacement

$129,253

$64,627

September 1, 2016

Town of Bridgewater

King Street water system upgrades

$1,275,001

$637,501

September 1, 2016

Town of Bridgewater

Sanitary storm water master plan development

$60,010

$30,005

January 6, 2017

Town of Bridgewater

Wastewater treatment plant upgrades

$374,989

$187,494

January 6, 2017

Town of Lunenburg

Lincoln Street sewer separation

$799,860

$399,930

September 1, 2016

Town of Lunenburg

Brook Street sewer separation

$1,114,998

$557,499

September 1, 2016

Town of Lunenburg

Pelham Street sewer separation

$927,609

$463,805

September 1, 2016

Town of Mahone Bay

Clairmont Street water and wastewater main replacement

$416,960

$208,480

June 20, 2016

Town of Mahone Bay

Pleasant Street sewer separation

$771,148

$385,574

June 20, 2016

Town of Mahone Bay

Sewage system study

$20,857

$10,429

September 1, 2016

Town of Mulgrave

Wastewater system upgrades

$223,850

$111,925

August 8, 2016

Town of New Glasgow

Willow Avenue storm sewer rehabilitation

$206,376

$103,188

July 1, 2016

Town of New Glasgow

East River Road water transmission line renewal

$905,464

$452,732

August 15, 2016

Town of New Glasgow

East River East Side Road water transmission line replacement

$1,217,018

$608,509

September 1, 2016

Town of New Minas

Forsythe Reservoir chemical building renovation

$67,786

$33,893

April 1, 2017

Town of New Minas

Water reservoir upgrades

$56,314

$28,157

September 1, 2016

Town of Oxford

Water main upgrades

$377,970

$188,985

August 1, 2016

Town of Parrsboro

Construction of a wastewater treatment plant

$4,304,268

$2,152,134

September 1, 2016

Town of Port Hawkesbury

Water system rehabilitation

$2,320,514

$1,160,257

August 1, 2016

Town of Port Hawkesbury

Tamarac Drive booster station construction

$101,940

$50,970

September 1, 2016

Town of Shelburne

Wastewater treatment facility upgrades

$1,182,604

$591,302

October 1, 2016

Town of Stellarton

Water main replacement

$1,049,212

$524,606

November 15, 2016

Town of Stellarton

St. Bernard Street water and sewer renewal

$368,599

$184,300

August 15, 2016

Town of Stewiacke

Joffre Street water system replacement

$605,733

$302,866

August 1, 2016

Town of Stewiacke

Wastewater treatment plant electrical upgrades

$128,682

$64,341

August 1, 2016

Town of Trenton

Smelt Brook culvert replacement

$268,537

$134,268

June 1, 2017

Town of Trenton

Storm water system separation

$862,425

$431,213

July 3, 2017

Town of Windsor

Tongue Hill water transmission main upgrade

$479,814

$239,907

August 1, 2016

Town of Windsor

Gerrish Street water and sewer system renewal

$457,665

$228,833

September 1, 2016

Town of Yarmouth

Brown Street/Cliff Street sewer separation

$1,718,188

$859,094

September 1, 2016

Village of Bible Hill

Phase II – Guest Drive storm sewer upgrades

$581,646

$290,823

September 5, 2016


Public Transit Infrastructure Fund

The Government of Canada is providing $29,518,804 to support the following 23 public transit projects. Combined with municipal contributions, more than $59,037,608 will be going towards improving public transit across Nova Scotia.

Additional projects will be prioritized by the province for funding in the coming months. 

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Municipal Funding

Anticipated Start Date

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Purchase of three conventional buses

$630,000

$630,000

October 1, 2016

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Purchase of an accessible bus

$47,244

$47,244

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Bus rapid transit study

$100,000

$100,000

June 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Bus stop accessibility improvements

$125,000

$125,000

September 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Bus stop improvements

$235,000

$235,000

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Purchase of 10 conventional buses

$2,873,000

$2,873,000

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Replacement of 29 conventional buses

$14,785,334

$14,785,334

September 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Electric bus pilot project

$250,000

$250,000

September 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Ferry replacement

$6,035,000

$6,035,000

July 31, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Installation of generators at three existing ferry terminals

$300,000

$300,000

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Halifax Ferry Terminal upgrade

$500,000

$500,000

May 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Mumford Bus Terminal replacement opportunities assessment

$150,000

$150,000

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Shelter replacement and expansion

$110,000

$110,000

September 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Transit priority measures corridors study

$125,000

$125,000

July 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Phase 1 of transit priority measures implementation

$200,000

$200,000

April 1, 2016

Halifax Regional Municipality

Phase 2 of transit priority measures implementation

$450,000

$450,000

April 1, 2017

Halifax Regional Municipality

Transit security upgrades

$1,950,000

$1,950,000

April 1, 2017

Kings Transit Authority

Purchase of two buses

$450,000

$450,000

October 1, 2016

Kings Transit Authority

Upgrade of onboard bus technology

$100,000

$100,000

January 1, 2017

Kings Transit Authority

Camera system upgrades

$13,250

$13,250

October 1, 2016

Kings Transit Authority

Installation of new bus shelters

$15,000

$15,000

April 1, 2016

Kings Transit Authority

Installation of bus wi-fi

$4,500

$4,500

August 1, 2016

Town of Yarmouth

Active transportation for Starrs project

$70,476

$70,476

October 1, 2016