March 17, 2021 – Government of PEI: The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians’ personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy.
That is why governments have been taking important and decisive action to support families, businesses and communities from coast to coast to coast.
As Prince Edward Island is set to host the Canada Winter Games in 2023, strategic investments in sports and recreation facilities will play a key role in ensuring Islanders are positioned to deliver a world-class event, and create a lasting sporting legacy for the province.
Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Shawn Murphy, Chairman of the Board for the Bell Aliant Centre, announced funding to upgrade MacLauchlan Arena at the Bell Aliant Centre to accommodate the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
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