HALIFAX, NS- Today Premier Stephen McNeil and Member of Parliament for Halifax Andy Fillmore helped the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth unveil the cornerstone of its new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility on the corner of South Park and Sackville Streets.

The project is possible due in part to $10 million in joint federal-provincial funding from the Government of Canada’s New Building Canada Fund and the Province of Nova Scotia.

“As a city planner, I know that investments in social and recreational infrastructure projects, like the new John W. Lindsay YMCA, ensure the long-term health and prosperity of our Canadian communities. The Government of Canada is proud to be contributing to the development of this beautiful facility, while encouraging healthy lifestyles, and fostering economic growth with the creation of well-paid middle class jobs.”

Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.

“We want to work with Nova Scotians to build safe and connected communities. By investing in major infrastructure projects, we can continue to have vibrant communities where Nova Scotians can raise healthy families. Our government sees recreation facilities like the new and improved