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West Winnipeg gets money for upgrades

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The provincial government is providing $520,000 for facilities and green spaces in west Winnipeg.

A couple of projects that will use some of the funding are the replacement of the Westwood Community Church roof and the creation of a walking corridor on the north side of Portage Avenue.

The following organizations will receive funding:

• Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre  for replacement of flooring in the dressing room.

• Bord-Aire Community Centre for resurfacing the rink.

• Valour Community Centre for the installation of an outdoor basketball court.

• Valour Community Centre (VCC) for upgrades to VCC Isaac Brock’s interior.

• The Broadway Neighbourhood Centre for upgrades to the kitchen and bathroom facilities.

• Deer Lodge Community Centre for replacement of ballast light fixtures with lens covers/cages and replacing ceiling fans.

• The Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada for the replacement and renovation of Shier Hall floor.

• University of Winnipeg Students Association for the redevelopment of the outdoor play area into a natural playscape.

• Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club for accessibility upgrades.

• The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada, Assiniboia Unit #283 to go toward the purchase of new tables which provide wheelchair access.

• Lions Club of Winnipeg Senior Citizens Home for renovating the Harvey Hall Courtyard.

• Crestview Park Day Nursery for the creation of an outdoor play space.

• Crossways in Common for building envelope repairs.

• Discovery Children’s Centre for the redevelopment of its outdoor space.

• Villa Rosa for building repairs.

• Assiniboine Children’s Centre for upgrades to its kitchen.

• Winnipeg Art Gallery for repairs to its potable water fire protection system.

• Horizons Children’s Centre for the construction of an infant room loft.

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