Mayor applauds $2 million in federal funding for Stanley Park

Urges Council to issue formal thank you to Park donors

Mayor Sam Sullivan was joined by Park Board Chair Ian Robertson today to accept a cheque for $2 million from the Government of Canada for the restoration of Stanley Park.

The Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment, and the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, made the announcement of federal funding at Prospect Point in Stanley Park, their second visit in recent weeks. The Honourable Barry Penner, British Columbia’s Minister of the Environment, was also on hand for the presentation.