Funding announced for upgrades to Carrefour de la Mer site

The federal and provincial governments have announced $668,000 for upgrades to the Carrefour de la Mer site in Caraquet.

ACOA, which is providing $300,000 of the funding, says the work includes the addition of a boardwalk with six wooden shelters and the purchase and installation of a large tent to accommodate cultural and tourism events.

The centre's grounds and Visitor Information Centre will also be upgraded.

New Brunswick is providing $368,000 from the Regional Development Corporation.