Haines Junction, Yukon — The governments of Canada and Yukon are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Northern Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water services that meet their unique needs.
Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable John Streicker, Yukon Minister of Community Services; and Haines Junction mayor Thomas Eckervogt announced joint funding for Phase Two of the Haines Junction Infrastructure Rehabilitation project.
The Government of Canada is investing up to $4.5 million to this project through the Small Communities Fund, representing over two-thirds of the estimated $6 million total project cost. The Government of Yukon is investing up to $1.5 million in this project.
The second phase of this project will improve underground water and wastewater mains and pipes, as well as road and drainage work on Macintosh Street, Auriol Street, Kluane Street, Logan Street, Martin Street, Steele Street, Lucania Street, Bates Street, Lowell Street and Kathleen Road. Once complete, this project will provide more reliable and efficient water and wastewater services for area residents, now and in the future.Source : Government Of Canada