Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

October 03, 2014 19:30 ET

Municipality of Sainte-Genevieve-de-Berthier Received Funding From Government of Canada to Improve Sports Infrastructure

SAINTE-GENEVIÈVE-DE-BERTHIER, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2014) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, welcomes the official opening of the municipality of Sainte-Geneviève-de-Berthier's new sports facilities.

Assistance was granted for this project in the form of a $150,201 non-repayable financial contribution through CED's Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund.

Quick facts

  • Incorporated in 1855, the municipality of Sainte-Geneviève-de-Berthier, which has a population of more than 2,300, offers the community various sports and recreational infrastructure.
  • The financial support from CED was used to improve the town's soccer field, which is approved by the Quebec Soccer Federation, notably through the addition of a lighting system. The funding also served to expand the adjacent utility building.

Quote

"By supporting the municipality of Sainte-Geneviève-de-Berthier's project to renovate its soccer field, our government is helping to improve the quality of life in our communities."

Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

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Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
    Quebec Regions
    514-283-8818
    media@dec-ced.gc.ca

    Vincent Rabault
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
    Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
    514-496-1282
    vincent.rabault@miga-maig.gc.ca