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Backgrounder: Funding for energy retrofits to make community facilities greener in British Columbia

April 12, 2024 at 1:25 pm  Federal, Politics

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Backgrounder: Funding for energy retrofits to make community facilities greener in British Columbia

Funding for energy retrofits to make community facilities greener in British Columbia

The federal government is investing $5,199,897 through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program to support four critical infrastructure upgrades across British Columbia.

Project information:







Recipient

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

The Corporation of the District of Saanich

Green & Inclusive Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

Enhance community facility with HVAC, lighting, and building envelope upgrades including dedicated Emergency Centre

$2,394,467

 

Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nation

Retrofitting Wakas Hall

Upgrading community hall for recreation and culture with solar panels, LED lights, and accessibility

$2,354,773

Regional District of Mount Waddington

Chilton Arena Energy Reductions

Upgrading arena accessibility and energy efficiency with solar panels and an energy storage system retrofit.

$380,424

Ts’uubaa-asatx First Nation

Ts’uubaa-astax Community Centre Retrofit

Improving the community centre with upgrades to the building envelope, water heating, solar panels, and battery backup.

$146,318

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