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Canada's trails to receive a federal boost

Leeds Grenville MP Gord Brown announced Friday the Honourable Denis Lebel launched the National Recreational Trails Program. Brown says “Our government is pleased to renew its partnership with the National Trails Coalition and to announce the availability of $10 million for projects to expand and improve recreational and multi-purpose trails. ” Economic Action Plan 2014 announced funding of $10 million over two fiscal years, 2014-15 and 2015-16, to expand and improve snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, off-road motorcycle and non-motorized recreational trails across the country through an agreement between the Government of Canada and the National Trails Coalition. Canada has a vast network of recreational trails which allow Canadians to experience the outdoors and appreciate this country’s natural beauty. Thanks to a partnership between the Government of Canada and the National Trails Coalition, $10 million will be available between 2014 and 2016 to help expand and rehabilitate Canada’s snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle and non-motorized trail system.Local trail organizations across Canada can now submit project proposals directly to the National Trails Coalition. Between 150 and 200 projects are expected to be supported across Canada.

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