Government investing up to $1.1 million to lessen COVID-19 impact on Niagara Canada Summer Games
The federal government is investing up to $1.1 million to cover the cost of postponing the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.
The games were originally slated to take place this summer, but were pushed back to August 6th - 21st of next year due to the pandemic.
Some of the newly announced funding will also be used to lessen the other impacts of COVID-19 on the Summer Games.
When the Canada Summer Games begin in Niagara next year, it will bring hundreds of Canadian athletes to the area to compete in a wide variety of disciplines including diving, sailing, and baseball.
The infrastructure built for the games will also leave a lasting legacy on the region, with venues such as Canada Games Park and the Walker Sports and Abilities Centre opening up to public use once the festivities are over.
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