NEWS BRIEFS: Feds will help fund double-hulled barges

by Paul Bickford - October 16, 2018

The federal government is providing $19.5 million to help build four double-hulled barges to deliver fuel to Northern communities. Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod announced the funding on Oct. 13 during a visit to Hay River. The barges will be commissioned by the GNWT, which contributed $16.5 million to the project. “Right now, most petroleum…

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