Ottawa is giving more than $94K to develop Charlo Airport

The federal government is helping Atlantic Canadian communities access the tools they need to create sustainable economic growth.

In a press release, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) says Ottawa is pledging more than $94,000 in non-repayable contributions to the Charlo Regional Airport Authority to increase its economic impact across the region.

The ACOA says $56,700 will be earmarked to help the Airport Authority acquire high-speed internet infrastructure.

$37,500 will be used to develop a strategic plan that will identify the airport's key strengths and opportunities for economic growth. 

The government says supporting this project is one way it is working to achieve its Atlantic Growth Strategy outcome of long-term economic prosperity in the region.