John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced an investment of $590,000 to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours in British Columbia.
This investment will support three major projects:
– Reconstruction of the wharf substructure at Port Hardy;
– Repairs to a number of timber floats at Sointula;
– Repairs to timber floats and the electrical system at Zeballos.
Other projects in British Columbia will be announced at a later date.
This is part of the Government of Canada’s investment of approximately $106 million in repair, construction, maintenance and dredging projects across Canada. This includes $66 million in regular, annual funding and an additional $40 million over two years, as announced in Economic Action Plan 2014.
Press Release, June 24, 2014