North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice shared some news on Monday on funding for the proposed shift of the Digby Island Ferry dock from Fairview Bay to a more central location near the city centre.
All part of an ambitious redevelopment plan for the Kwinitsa Station area of the Prince Rupert Waterfront which will also see the creation of a new marina for the community..
As part of some tourism related funding, Ms. Rice relayed the government's plans through her Social Media feed locally noting of 700 thousand dollars in funding towards the project first announced back in 2019 as part of the Prince Rupert 2030 vision plan reveal.
In an email to the North Coast Review, Ms. Rice confirmed that this is additional funding, to go with the one million dollars toward the project announced in February."The earlier grant for the Rural Economic Recovery stream of the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program comes from FLNRO while yesterday’s announcement is the Tourism Dependent Communities Initiative from Tourism." -- North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice