The people of Inverness County will see significant improvements to the Port Hood courthouse, thanks to an investment by the provincial government and the Municipality of the County of Inverness. Over the next two years, the province and the municipality will cost-share $240,000 in improvements, which will include repair work and redesign of the courthouse. “This courthouse is both a centre of law for the people of Inverness County and a significant part of the history of this area,” said Rodney MacDonald, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage on behalf of Justice Minister Michael Baker. “It is important that we continue to respect the important function of this building and that we not allow it to fall into disrepair.” “The municipality is extremely pleased to contribute to this project,” said Duart MacAulay, warden of the Municipality of County of Inverness. “Today’s announcement signifies an investment in the future of Inverness County.” Improvements to the courthouse will include redesign of the courtroom, repairs to the roof and renovations to ensure that the courthouse remains accessible and safe for employees and clients.
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