The two systems are networked together and designed to meet the latest building codes and standards.
“For more than 50 years, the Centennial Centre has been a great source of pride to Manitobans,” said Finance Minister Cameron Friesen, who is responsible for central services.
“This is a much-needed investment to preserve these wonderful venues and ensure the safety of the many thousands of people who visit each year.”
The new system will reduce annual maintenance costs and replace an aging system that requires frequent servicing.
The project contract was awarded to McCaine Electric Ltd., with work expected to begin in June and completed late this year.