ACOA Contributes $250,000 to Antigonish Arena

Warden Russell Boucher & Mayor Carl Chisholm were joined today by the Honourable Peter MacKay, MP for Central Nova and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia to announce $250,250 in federal funding toward the floor replacement at the Antigonish Arena.  Funding comes from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, which is providing up to $150 million over two years to support projects that rehabilitate, renovate and expand existing public infrastructure for communities.

The Honourable Peter MacKay, MP for Central Nova & Regional Minister for Nova Scotia

The Honourable Peter MacKay, MP for Central Nova & Regional Minister for Nova Scotia

Minister MacKay is joined by Municipal & Town councillors and Arena Commission members.

Minister MacKay is joined by Municipal & Town councillors and Arena Commission members.

This funding is part of a $1.1 Million project that is being primarily funded by the Municipality and the Town of Antigonish in equal parts.  This project includes the replacement of the arena floor and the installation of new dasher boards and glass.