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Over $13.6 million of federal investments to eastern N.S.

By Caitlin Snow Jan 29, 2024 | 2:36 PM

An investment of over $13.6 million was announced Monday, that will go to towns, municipalities, local businesses, First Nations, charities and clubs in eastern Nova Scotia.

The money, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), will support things like renewable energy, education, economic development and infrastructure through 54 local investments that span through the quad counties but also, Cape Breton.

The largest investment will help businesses and organizations in Cape Breton-Canso with Hurricane Fiona relief.

In a news release, MP for Cape Breton-Canso, Mike Kelloway says “With these investments, we’re funding local infrastructure renewal, tourism, education, industry, culture and heritage, green energy, athletics, and more. I’m incredibly pleased to begin the new year by continuing our record of significant local investments in Cape Breton and northeastern Nova Scotia.”