COMMUNITY PLACES PROGRAM NEWS
 

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Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced nearly $3.6 million for recreational and cultural facilities through the Community Places program, including support for the Manitoba Cycling Association to build a new mountain bike course at FortWhyte Alive.
 

June 30, 2016 - Hundreds Of Recreation, Cultural Facilities To Receive Provincial Funding - Community Places Program Celebrates 30 Years Supporting Projects across Manitoba: Clarke - The Community Places program is marking 30 years of supporting recreational and cultural facilities across Manitoba by providing nearly $3.6 million in grants to projects championed by non-profit and community-led organizations, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today.

 

September 17, 2015 - Manitoba's Community Places Program Marks 30th Year Funding Non-profit Recreation, Wellness Projects - The Community Places program will celebrate its 30th year supporting recreational and cultural sites with $3.5 million in grants available to non-profit and community organizations, Housing and Community Development Minister Mohinder Saran announced today.

 

May 27, 2014 - Province Announces Support For 227 Community Recreational, Cultural Facilities Across Province (PDF) - Investments Help Strengthen Neighbourhoods, Create Opportunities for Families: Minister Bjornson - The Manitoba government is investing in recreational, cultural and learning opportunities for families in communities across Manitoba, with support of $2.9 million under the Community Places program, Housing and Community Development Minister Peter Bjornson said today.

 

December 13, 2013 - Families In Remote Northern Communities To Benefit from Upgraded Recreational Facilities: Minister Bjornson (PDF) - Province Invests $682,000 To Help Create Healthy Opportunities in Isolated Regions - Families in remote northern communities will benefit from new and upgraded recreational and community facilities with financial help from the province’s Community Places Program – North, Housing and Community Development Minister Peter Bjornson said today

“Sports and recreation are vital for healthy families and healthy communities,” said Minister Bjornson.  “Modern facilities help provide kids and families with opportunities to learn physical and social skills, have fun and build community spirit.”

 

September 19, 2013 - 2014 Community Places Grant Applications Available For Manitoba Communities - Grants Assist in Improving Quality of Life in Communities Throughout Province: Premier. FISHER BRANCH — Manitoba communities can once again apply for grants to improve their recreational and wellness facilities through the Community Places Program, Premier Greg Selinger announced here today.

The premier made the announcement while touring the Care-A-Lot For Tots daycare’s new play structure, built with $10,000 in support from the provincial government program. 

 

June 14, 2013 - Province Continues To Help Northern, Remote Communities Build and Upgrade Recreational Facilities With Community Places Program - Grants Available to Create More Healthy Opportunities for Families, Young People: Irvin-Ross: Northern and remote communities can once again apply for grants to improve their recreational and community facilities through the Community Places Program – North, Housing and Community Development Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross announced today


 
 

At a News Conference at Queenston School Premier Greg Selinger announces the Province has Invested in 241 Community Centres, Arenas and Playgrounds to Make Life Better for Manitoba Families.

 

April 23, 2013 - Budget 2013: Province Invests in 241 Community Centre, Arenas, Playgrounds to Make Life Better for Families: Premier - Investments Help Strengthen Neighbourhoods, Create Opportunities for Families: Selinger. Budget 2013 will give families across Manitoba access to better recreational, cultural and learning opportunities by renewing infrastructure in their communities, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. Read more about the CPP Grant Program in the factsheet. (PDF)

 
 

October 1, 2012
 
Premier Announces 2013 Community Places Program Applications Now Available. Left to Right:Lou Caci, President, Variety, the Children’s Charity, Premier Greg Selinger, Kerry Irvin-Ross, Minister of Housing and Community Development.

May 11, 2012
 

Province Announces More Than 270 Recreational, Wellness, Cultural Facilities To Be Built, Upgraded Across the Province. (Left to right: James Allum, MLA Fort Garry-Riverview, Kerri Irvin-Ross, Minister of Housing and Community Development, Premier Greg Selinger, David Gaudreau, St. Norbert)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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