Iqaluit gets $50,000 from feds to develop trails plan – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202352 Views

Jan 18, 2023

Plan is to design recreational trails throughout the city; hope is that plan will be ready by the fall

The City of Iqaluit is getting $50,000 from the federal government to develop a trails plan.

“We want to create spaces where pedestrians can go out for a walk for exercise or go out for a walk to get from point A to point B,” said City of Iqaluit recreation director Stephanie Clark, in an interview.

The funding, announced by the federal government last week, is to develop a plan that designs routes for recreational trails across the city.

For example, Clark said, a trail could potentially provide a walking route connecting the hospital to Imiqtarviminiq Lake, also known as Dead Dog Lake, and the Apex trail.

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