The investment program will provide Port Edward with a share of the 2.5 million dollars allocated for projects in British Columbia, with the Port Edward portion to be used in reconstruction of the wharf substructure that supports a net storage building on the Port Edward waterfront.
The full announcement from the Federal Government can be found here.
No breakdown as to how much of that 2.5 million dollar investment will be directed towards work destined for the Porpoise Harbour facility in Port Edward Harbour.
|Port Edward Porpoise Harbour entrance|
Today's announcement may come as a bit of a disappointment for Councillor Joy Thorkelson and other members of Prince Rupert Council.
While the work planned in Port Edward will be of benefit to the local fishing industry, Council has in the past raised a number of concerns when it comes to the status of locations operated by the Port Edward Harbour authority in the City of Prince Rupert.