Ontario Invests In Key Social Infrastructure In Kapuskasing
McGuinty Government Supports Multi-Use Facility Expansion
A focal point of Kapuskasing community life is undergoing important renovations with the help of the Ontario government.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) has provided $597,400 from its Infrastructure and Community Development Program toward the expansion of the Kapuskasing Civic Center. The project is focusing on the auditorium and improving the accessibility to the building.
These enhancements are part of a larger initiative involving the expansion and renovation of other civic centre functions and services to the public.
- The Kapuskasing Civic Centre is a landmark heritage building originally designed in the 1940s as the main social and recreation facility in the community.
- The centre is currently used by some 50 groups representing a broad cross section of the population including the golden age club, cadets, church groups, local unions, a local ringette association, the Red Cross Society, a horticultural association, a day care center, Scouts of Canada, a badminton club, a bird watching club and the community swim team.
“Our government is happy to be improving the quality of life in our northern communities through important infrastructure investments.”