MacKay announces $506,000 for new community centre in Lochaber Lake
Friday, 26 October 2012 16:16
Central Nova MP Peter MacKay has announced over half-a-million-dollars in funding for a national level rowing facility on Lochaber Lake in Antigonish Co.
MacKay announced $506,000 for the Lochaber Community Development Association at an event Friday.
The funds will go towards the creation of a community centre and rowing facility with a two-kilometre, six-lane course.
The Lochaber Centre will replace the aging Sylvan Hall and will include meeting rooms, office space, storage space and a medal presentation area.
The association will also build a dock at the facility.
The Municipality of the County of Antigonish has already invested $75,000 towards the project, with the community raising $350,000.
The Regional University Rowing Regatta was hosted on the Lake in early October.
Association members are currently in the process of creating a proposal to host Rowing Canada's 2014 Canadian Masters Championships.
Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Listen to Today's News
- Inverness County Welcomes - Support Kenya School
November 19, 2014(00:00) - September 15, 2015 (01:00)
- KOC Ticket Lottery
December 09, 2014(00:00) - February 27, 2015 (01:00)
- J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery
January 08, 2015(00:00) - March 04, 2015 (01:00)
- St. Francis Xavier Art Gallery
January 09, 2015(00:00) - February 08, 2015 (01:00)
- Richmond County Winter Festival
January 18, 2015(00:00) - February 25, 2015 (01:00)
- Win $5000 from the SR Hospital Foundation
January 26, 2015(00:00) - April 13, 2015 (01:00)