|The Fairview Small Craft Harbour is one of three locations|
in Prince Rupert/Port Edward set to see some improvements
after Federal funding was announced this week
Eleven million dollars is on the way for small harbour facilities in the Prince Rupert area, the funding part of close to a Fifty million dollar investment in small craft harbours by the Federal government.
On Tuesday, the Government of Canada outlined the scope of the two year funding program that will renew 26 small craft harbours in the province.
The harbour program was part of the Federal Government budget of earlier this year and it will mean some extensive repair work for three facilities in Port Edward and Prince Rupert, all three facilities are operates by the Port Edward Harbour Authority.
The work on the North Coast includes:Float reconstruction at Port Edward Harbour; float and breakwater repairs at Fairview Harbour; and breakwater mooring repairs at Rushbrook Harbour.