$10 Million Invested For Mount Allison Innovation Complex
September 22nd, 2016
The university will use the funding to establish an environmental innovation and research complex. In addition to creating a facility for environmental science, the project will also involve the renovation of two aging facilities that have obsolete building systems.
Funding for this project includes $6.5 million from the Government of Canada and $3.25 million from the Province of New Brunswick. Mount Allison University will contribute an additional $3.25 million.
The announcement also includes funding under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. The Government of Canada is investing $250,500 to upgrade the athletic field at the university, with the Province of New Brunswick and Mount Allison University also contributing $250,000 each towards the project. The improvements involve installing new bleachers and a scoreboard, among other upgrades.
In total, universities and colleges throughout New Brunswick will receive more than $111 million from the Government of Canada, the provincial government, the institutions themselves and private donors.