Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

January 19, 2015 11:30 ET

Centre Le Colombien de La Mitis Receives Funding to Improve Facilities

MONT-JOLI, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 19, 2015) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

Acting on behalf of 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, Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced that Le Centre Le Colombien de La Mitis has been granted funding to renovate its community hall.

This assistance has been awarded in the form of a $100,000 non-repayable financial contribution through the Local Investment Initiative (LII), a component of CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • The funding will enable the Centre to replace the roof and façade of the building housing the community hall as well as upgrade the air conditioning system. This hall is used to host many community, recreational, social and family events and activities.
  • The LII, a temporary initiative specific to CED, helps to promote economic development capacity-building for the long-term benefit of Quebec communities.
  • This initiative stimulates local investment while ensuring citizens have access to safer and more functional community halls that are better suited to their needs.

Quote

"By supporting the Centre Le Colombien de La Mitis renovation project, our government is fulfilling its commitment of improving the quality of life in our communities, while reaffirming its objective of furthering local economic development."

Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec.

Related links

- Le Centre Le Colombien de La Mitis Website: centrecolombien.blogspot.ca/ (in French)

- For further details on the Local Investment Initiative

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