Projects & Initiatives

The Council of the City of Corner Brook is committed to making this an excellent place to live, work, and raise a family.  Council is always looking for new ways for our community to grow and prosper.  The following is a list of initiatives and projects that the city has completed or is currently participating in:

Capital Works Program

As part of Council’s long-term commitment to capital improvements, the City participated in a progressive 3-year capital works program.  This investment enabled the city to address several high priority concerns such as road reconstruction and repairs, building and facility renovations, and upgrades for recreational areas.  Through this program, the city continued to grow with improved level of services for its residents while taking into consideration the city’s social, economic and environmental needs.

Projects

  • Waste Water Strategic Plan
  • Business Improvement Program (BIP)
  • Downtown Urban Design Action Plan
  • A Long Term Asset Management Plan
  • Continuing to work with Federal & Provincial partners to improve our infrastructure
  • Major Bertram Butler Trail Expansion
  • Bikeway Extension
  • Provide quality municipal services to the community
  • Civic Centre upgrades of lighting, chairs, and a new ice cover
  • Continue public consultation on issues that are important to residence
  • Hosting the Tall Ship Festival and Canada 150 Celebrations (2017)

Community Grants

Annually, as part of the budget process the City of Corner Brook awards grants for projects by community organizations.

The grant program is intended to provide financial assistance toward projects or events that enhance the quality of life for residents of Corner Brook, and further certain strategic goals.

The 2018 City of Corner Brook Community Investment Grants will be awarded in the following areas:

A.

Tourism and Downtown Development

Downtown event that draws people to the Downtown

Event that attracts tourist

B.

Sustainability-Green Projects and Initiatives

Project or event that help build a sustainable City

Green initiative

C.

Health/Wellness Projects and Events

Project or event that that improves the health and wellness of the City of Corner Brook citizens

Community Grants 2018:  City of Corner Brook Community Grants 2018 Information and Application

Community Grant Recipients 2016 & 2017:  City of Corner Brook Community Grants 2016 2017

Additional Grants for 2017: City of Corner Brook Community Grants 2017 March update