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Better Wastewater and Water Infrastructure for York Region Residents

Downtown MarkhamKyle Peterson, Member of Parliament for Newmarket—Aurora, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Chris Ballard, Ontario Minister of Housing, Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy, and Member of Provincial Parliament for Newmarket—Aurora, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, and Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, today announced that 29 new projects in York Region have been approved under the Government of Canada's Clean Water and Waste Water Fund.

Downtown MarkhamKyle Peterson, Member of Parliament for Newmarket—Aurora, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Chris Ballard, Ontario Minister of Housing, Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy, and Member of Provincial Parliament for Newmarket—Aurora, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, and Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, today announced that 29 new projects in York Region have been approved under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Waste Water Fund. The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for these projects—over $23.2 million. The provincial government is providing up to 25 per cent of funding for these projects—over $11.6 million of total eligible costs, and the Regional Municipality of York will provide the balance of funding.

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