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Provincial funding announced for heritage projects

Architect Gene Kinoshita has designed a shelter for the Merriwake, a Japanese-Canadian fishing boat being restored as a dryland exhibit at Slocan.

Sixty-eight heritage projects around the province will benefit from $20 million in government infrastructure grants.

Among them are a shelter for the Merriwake, a 92-year-old Japanese-Canadian fishing boat at Slocan, the Old Kamloops Courthouse, and a Kamoops heritage railcar that will be turned into a classroom.

Read more from the CBC.