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Alaine Chartrand Arena

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Image of new arena with flag The Alaine Chartrand Arena will be named after the two-time Canadian National Figure Skating champion.

Media Release -April 28, 2021

Canada and Ontario invest in new recreational complex for the Town of Prescott

Prescott, Ontario, April 28, 2021—Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods, and their way of life. Together, Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment.

Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Neil Ellis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte; the Honourable Steve Clark, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Member of Provincial Parliament for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, on behalf of The Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; and His Worship Brett Todd, Mayor of the Town of Prescott, announced joint funding for a new multi-use recreational centre in Prescott.

The Government of Canada is investing over $5.3 million in this project through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan. The Government of Ontario is providing more than $4.4 million, while the Town of Prescott is contributing over $3.5 million.

The project will see the construction of an all-year, multiuse recreational complex in Prescott. The new recreational complex will include an indoor single ice pad surface with seating capacity of 800 on both sides, a walking track, multiple community rooms with multiuse functions, outdoor softball diamonds and outdoor soccer fields. This new complex will provide residents in Prescott, and surrounding communities, access to a modern and reliable recreational facility where they can enjoy sports, maintain healthy lifestyles, and partake in recreational programs for years to come.

All orders of government continue to work together for the people of Ontario to make strategic infrastructure investments in communities across the province when needed most.

 Brick Sponsorship Form

The new Alaine Chartrand Arena will feature a commemorative trophy wall in honour of Leo Boivin. Bricks that make up the commemorative wall are available for sponsorship at a cost of $100 per brick. The bricks are part of the design and therefore will not be engraved with individual sponsor names; instead, the wall of sponsors will feature a permanent plaque naming all those who generously sponsor a brick. A limited number of 250 bricks are available for sponsorship.

Brick Sponsorship Form

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