The federal and Alberta governments have announced joint funding of $4 million for the revitalization of the Stanley A. Milner Library in downtown Edmonton.
The work being funded is part of the overall library project currently under way and includes structural, mechanical and electrical upgrades, the addition of community meeting rooms, event space, and improvements to make accessing the library easier.
The total cost of the project is $84.5 million. The Government of Canada is providing $2 million through the New Building Canada Fund–National and Regional Projects.
The Government of Alberta is contributing $2 million from a one-time provincial Municipal Affairs grant, and an additional $16.4 million through the Municipal Sustainability Initiative.