Infrastructure Projects – Provincial Stimulus Funding

Location

Lunenburg, Halifax, Dartmouth, Peggy's Cove, Baddeck, Mahone Bay

Partners

Province of Nova Scotia, ACOA, Lunenburg Waterfront Association, Old Town Boatworks, Ocean Gear, COVE, Municipality of the County of Victoria Village of Baddeck, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Contact

info@developns.ca
1-833-422-6591

Overview

Develop Nova Scotia is leading a series of projects with a focus on developing key waterfront infrastructure and places that support Nova Scotia’s working waterfronts and authentic destinations in economic recovery and growth. Where possible, all new infrastructure will be designed and built to enhance accessibility and adapt to climate change projections.

Total Investment: $38.5M


Cable Wharf Recapitalization Halifax Waterfront

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Investment to recapitalize historic Cable Wharf and extend its life by 10 years
  • Improving this infrastructure will enhance public safety and enjoyment of the waterfront experience
Status

Complete

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$2.6M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$2.6M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$NIL

Zwicker & Co. Warehouse Renovation Lunenburg Waterfront

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Investment in Lunenburg waterfront to support priority projects identified in the 5-year Lunenburg Waterfront Master Plan, developed with community
  • Project will create permanent accessible marine visitation facilities
  • Zwicker building will open up opportunities for lease to private business, further supporting Lunenburg’s waterfront as tourism destination
Status

Complete

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$1.2M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$1.8M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$100k

Shipyard Revitalization Project – Former Smith & Rhuland Shipyard Lunenburg Waterfront

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Also includes Wharf C recapitalization
  • Investment in Lunenburg waterfront to support priority projects identified in the 5-year Lunenburg Waterfront Master Plan, developed with community
  • This revitalization project supports strategic economic infrastructure to foster ocean related secotr growth and development
  • Projects signify importance of maintaining and growing the working waterfront while respecting its strong maritime tradition and authentic character
Status

Complete

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$4.6M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$5.2M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$245k

COVE South Marine Terminal Recapitalization

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Recapitalize the south marine terminal at COVE
  • Repair existing marine terminal, including finger pier, and enhance small boat facility
  • Supports continued marine and ocean technology sector growth & enhances key innovation site with growing global reputation
  • Investment also supports the new Stella Maris undersea sensor platform
Status

Complete

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$14.5M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$8.7M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$2.6M

Halifax Boardwalk and Various Projects

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Includes: Foundation Wharves and Boardwalk, Flexible Event Kiosks, Marine Infrastructure in Mahone Bay and Baddeck
  • Project will Improve waterfront infrastructure and public space at the old wharves/seawall (near Salt Yard, Halifax waterfront) and surrounding area
  • Supports potential future opportunities for business growth and locations for flexible event kiosks
  • Complemented by and expanded boardwalk area for more useable wharfage and also expanded public space for people to enjoy
  • Investment supports the build and improved shared-access marine infrastructure in Baddeck and flexible floating docks in Mahone Bay
Status

Complete

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$10.6M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$9M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$2.5M

Peggy’s Cove Climate Adaption and Visitor Services

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Includes: Road Raising, Climate Mitigation, Accessible Public Washroom, Common Space, Parking Management System, Restoration of Historic DeGarthe Studio
  • Develop Nova Scotia has been working with the Peggy’s Cove community to create a comprehensive master planning and design process
  • Work underway in the community focuses on pedestrian safety, traffic management, coastal protection, community sustainability, and resident and visitor experience (this does not include the viewing platform)
Status

In Progress

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$6.5M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$5.1M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$1.4M

Acadia Wharf Extension Halifax Waterfront

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Home to CSS Acadia and seasonally Bluenose ll
  • Project includes the construction of an 18 meter long extension
  • Electrical and water servicing work
  • Improve experience of museum-goers and waterfront users with enhanced access to CSS and Bluenose ll
  • Increase opportunities for activation of additional in-water programming by Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Status

In Progress

INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS BUDGET

$1.6M

2020/2021 INVESTMENT

$1.6M

2021/2022 FORECAST

$NIL