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Canada's Economic Action Plan at Work
June 5, 2009
The funding for the Small Craft Harbours Program announced in Canada’s Economic Action Plan includes $22.7 million for projects at small craft harbours in British Columbia. This new investment is in addition to regular program funding for the Small Craft Harbour Program of approximately $6.3 million for the province of British Columbia.
The following projects will be carried out under the program:
Harbour development and repair projects will be carried out at Campbell River, Fanny Bay, French Creek, Ganges, Gibsons, Hospital Bay, Kitkatla, Lund, Port Alberni, Port Clements, Port McNeill, Quathiaski Cove, Saltery Bay, Sointula, Sooke, Steveston, Tsehum Harbour and Ucluelet West. Major projects, including the installation of large scale floating wharves, will also take place at French Creek, Port Hardy and Steveston.
Wharf repairs or improvements are planned for Bamfield West, Campbell River, Comox, Gibsons, Heriot Bay, Ladysmith, Prince Rupert (Rushbrook) and Steveston.
Float repairs are scheduled for French Creek, Powell River South, Prince Rupert (Fairview Bay), Queen Charlotte, Steveston and Ucluelet West.
Dredging work is scheduled for Ladysmith and Steveston.
Breakwater construction and repairs will take place at Bella Coola, Comox, Deep Bay, Ford Cove, Heriot Bay, Kelsey Bay, Ladysmith, Lund, Ocean Falls, Port Alberni, Prince Rupert (Fairview Bay), Prince Rupert (Rushbrook) and Sointula.
Float access construction and repair will be undertaken at French Creek and Steveston. Shore protection repairs will be done at Kelsey Bay and upland improvements, including buildings and service areas, will take place at False Creek (Vancouver), Steveston and Queen Charlotte.
Electrical service improvements will be carried out at Campbell River, Deep Bay, Egmont, Madeira Park, Porpoise Bay, Port Edward, Port Hardy, Prince Rupert (Rushbrook) and Queen Charlotte. Fire protection repairs are slated for Steveston.