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City of Burlington receives Canada 150 funding for recreation projects

Mainway Arena is one of the recreational facilities getting an upgrade thanks to new Canada 150 funding. City of Burlington

Major updates are on the way for Burlington’s recreation infrastructure.

The federal government has announced an investment of $598,430 through the Canada 150 program.

The money will be dedicated to 14 projects, including ice resurfacing at Mainway and Appleby arenas, as well as improvements to washroom facilities at several parks.

Mayor Rick Goldring says many of these updates will focus on accessibility.

“These projects are critical for Burlington to be an inclusive city,” he said.

The projects are expected to be completed by March 2018.

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