The governments of Canada and PEI have invested $195,000 to help the Town of Souris expand its popular Gateway Park. Through its Innovative Communities Fund, ACOA provided a contribution of $100,000. The project involved the addition of 2 new commercial outlets, a deck enclosure, expanded boardwalk and fencing, and as more parking and signage. The playground was also upgraded, including a new splash pad and washroom renovations. The Government of PEI contributed $95,000 to assist with the project.