Prince Rupert is among a number of British Columbia communities that will be receiving funding for ongoing projects around the provinces small harbour ports.
The British Columbia allotment of the 22 million dollars from Fisheries and Oceans will be in the neighbourhood of 6 million dollars spread out along the coast.
Prince Rupert will see money destined for work at Fairview Bay for float repairs and breakwater repairs, while Rushbrook floats will benefit from money for work on Wharf repairs and improvements as well as Electrical service improvements.
Port Edward will receive money towards their own electrical service improvements, while money is to be forwarded to the Queen Charlottes as well for work on float repairs and shorebound buildings as well as electrical items.
The funding for the Small Craft Harbours Program was announced June 5th, as part of the latest steps in Canada’s Economic Action Plan.