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Canada announces $71 million for Nunavut transportation projects – Nunatsiaq News

13 August, 2019

Grays Bay Road and Port Project receives $21.5 million for preparatory work

Four Nunavut transportation projects, including the Grays Bay Road and Port Project, will receive $71.7 million in total federal funding.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau, along with David Akeeagok, Nunavut’s economic development and transportation minister, announced the funding on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at a news conference at Iqaluit’s airport.

All four projects are funded through Canada’s National Trade Corridors Fund, a federal program that territorial and municipal governments, Indigenous groups, non-profits and more were invited to submit proposals to.

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