Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

March 13, 2015 11:30 ET

Community Hall of Municipality of Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse to More Effectively Meet Citizen Needs

Government of Canada lending support to Quebec communities

SAINT-CHARLES-DE-BELLECHASSE, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 13, 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, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announces that the NPO Charolais Champêtre (Gestion des loisirs de Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse) Inc. has been granted financial assistance to make improvements to the building housing the Claude-Marquis community hall.

This support has been awarded in the form of a $21,570 non-repayable financial contribution through the Local Investment Initiative (LII), a component of CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • The funds enabled the organization to repair the community hall washrooms and kitchenette, as well as install an air conditioning system.

  • The LII, a temporary initiative specific to CED, helps promote long-term economic capacity-building in 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.

Quotes

"By supporting the NPO Charolais Champêtre's project, our government is fulfilling its commitment to improve the quality of life in our communities, while reaffirming its objective of furthering local economic development."

Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

"The Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse Claude-Marquis hall plays an important part in the local community life, for citizens and organizations alike. This support not only ensures the sustainability of our infrastructure but also the activities it hosts. This investment allows us meet needs and improve the quality of life of our citizens."

Mélody Bilodeau-Gauvin, Recreation Technician, Municipality of Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse

Related links

- For further details on the Local Investment Initiative

- To learn more about the Municipality of Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse : http://www.saint-charles.ca/ (in French)

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