Province gives $3.5 million to local municipalities

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By Nick Seebruch

UNITED COUNTIES of SD&G, Ontario – The province of Ontario has allocated $3.5 million in infrastructure spending for local municipalities.

The money is being allocated through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF).

“As your MPP, I am upholding my commitment to support our local municipalities by creating jobs, attracting economic growth and investment, and making our community the best place to live and grow,” said Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell. “This funding will help build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure in our community.”

The money will be allocated amongst the municipality of SD&G as follow.

“On behalf of the United Counties of SDG and our six municipalities; I am thankful that the Ontario Government has successfully advocated for infrastructure funding to support our rural communities,” said Frank Prevost, Warden of the United Counties of SD&G. “Investing in infrastructure is integral to helping our communities to thrive and to support economic growth while ensuring our communities have safe and solid infrastructure.”

Additionally, the municipalities in the riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell will be receiving $3.9 million, with the Township of North Glengarry receiving $204,790.

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