Manitoba premier says grants will be more dependent on matching dollars – Journal Of Commerce

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 2018272 Views

June 6, 2018

WINNIPEG — A project billed as the largest Inuit art centre in the world took another step forward recently as Manitoba promised another $5 million.

But there is a catch — organizers will have to raise another $10 million in private donations to get the new government money.

Premier Brian Pallister, who had previously committed $10 million, said requiring two-for-one matching private donations is a better way of funding capital projects for the arts and sports.

“We want to stretch our dollars,” Pallister said.

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