Feds announce first-ever fund specifically for active transport

Cyclists embark from the Chi-Cheemaun during a past Passage Ride organized by Manitoulin Island Cycling Advocates.

OTTAWA - The federal government announced Canada’s first ever dedicated Active Transportation Fund on March 12 with an investment of $400 million over five years to help build new and expanded networks of pathways, bike lanes, trails and pedestrian bridges across the country. The new fund is part of an eight year $14.9 billion public transit investment announced in February.

Catherine McKenna,...

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