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BUDGET 2013 – FUNDING FOR WINNIPEG

WINNIPEG Building Manitoba Fund
- General assistance $51.6 million - Transit $46 million - Roads, waste-water and other grants $96.4 million

2012 $172.5

2013 $194.0

INCREASE $21.5 Doubles the provincial contribution to local street renewals, $5 million for Stage 2 of the Southwest Rapid Transit project along with a $9.3 million increase to address the province’s share of costs for the Plessis Road Underpass.

Police / Public Safety

$36.9

$36.9

− Maintains overall funding support for policing/public safety. Includes funding for 10 new Winnipeg Police Service positions and five new cadets, offset by reduced federal funding for the Federal Police Officer Recruitment Fund. $0.8 Reflects general support grant increase; along with increased grants-in-lieu of taxes paid on provincially owned properties in Winnipeg.

Other Support

$55.1

$55.9

Total All numbers are in millions.

$264.5

$286.8

$22.3 or 8.5 per cent increase