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Town of Lincoln

Town of Lincoln

June 21, 2014 10:30 ET

Town of Lincoln Celebrates Official Opening of Community Complex

LINCOLN, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 21, 2014) - Government officials celebrated alongside Beamsville residents today at the opening of the Town of Lincoln Community Complex. Thanks to joint federal and municipal investments, the town now boasts a new arena and library complex that will serve the whole Niagara region.

With 67,000 square feet of state-of-the-art recreational and cultural space, the Town of Lincoln Community Complex is a comfortable and welcoming facility that is easy to access and offers a range of activities for all age groups.

The new complex features a large main concourse, a modern library and an arena with a regulation-sized ice surface on the ground floor. The second level includes a walking track overlooking the ice surface and three community meeting rooms. The much anticipated recreational facility will support the active and healthy lifestyles of all community members.

Quick Facts

  • The Government of Canada has committed up to $5 million through the Building Canada Fund-Major Infrastructure Component for this project.
  • A Capital Campaign has a target goal of $4 million.
  • The Town of Lincoln contributed the remaining project costs - $8.1 - $9.1 million including the cost of land. It is estimated that the total project costs, including land will be $17.1 million.

Quotes

"Our Government is proud to invest in projects like the Town of Lincoln's new Community Complex that will attract visitors all year round and create an active, social gathering place for the community now and for years to come. Continued federal support for major infrastructure projects that will help our communities remain among the best in the world to live are a key part of our plan to create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity across Ontario."

Dean Allison
Member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook

"Completion of this Community Complex is the result of amazing commitment and participation of hundreds of people in our community. It will stand as a symbol of the wonderful things we can accomplish when we work together."

Bill Hodgson
Mayor of Lincoln

Associated Links

To learn more about the federal Building Canada Fund-Major Infrastructure Component visit: http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/prog/bcf-fcc-eng.html#mic-vgi.

For additional information about federal investments in infrastructure in your region, visit: http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/regions/regions-eng.html.

To learn more about the Lincoln Community complex visit: http://www.lincoln.ca/content/community-complex-project.

To learn more about the Government of Canada's focus on jobs and the economy consult Canada's Economic Action Plan: http://www.eap.gc.ca.

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Contact Information

  • Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Infrastructure,
    Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs,
    and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
    for the Regions of Quebec
    613-943-1848

    Anne-Louise Heron
    Chief Administrative Officer
    Town of Lincoln
    905-563-8205
    aheron@lincoln.ca

    Infrastructure Canada
    613-960-9251
    Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
    media@infc.gc.ca