Some major upgrades are coming to 19 Wing Comox…thanks to almost $30-million in funding from the federal government for the military base.
North Island MP John Duncan says the money will go towards 8 different projects to improve the infrastructure and conditions of the base, including upgrades to residential housing units.
Julian Fantino, associate minister of defense says it’s a significant investment that’s been years in the making.
Colonel Tom Dunne of 19 Wing says this is a significant investment for the future of the base.
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One of the major projects will be $8-million to improve residential housing units within the 19 Wing Comox military base.
Duncan adds the investment will also create plenty of jobs for the surrounding area.