All three levels of government are coming together to build a new community hub for students and residents in Niverville.
The Manitoba government, along with Ottawa and the town of Niverville announced the contributing funds on Friday towards the nearly $20 million project.
The Community Resource Centre will be located next to the new Niverville High School and existing arena where students and residents can access multiple amenities and social programs in one vibrant community-driven complex.
The 99,000-square-foot facility will allow for recreational space, cultural programming and services for the community and surrounding areas.
Amenities include a new multiplex will feature a performing arts centre, not-for-profit community childcare centre, field house, leisure activity spaces, an indoor play area, arena, meeting rooms and community common areas.
“Serving as a multi-purpose space, the centre will have something for everyone. Moreover, it will support future growth for Niverville and the surrounding region, which will in turn create a more vibrant and healthy community,” said Niverville Mayor Myron Dyck.
The federal government is contributing up to $7.8 million, while the province will provide up to $3.5 million. The town is contributing $8.2 million.