Canada Economic Development

Canada Economic Development

October 30, 2013 10:00 ET

Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund-Fondation pour les aines de l'Outaouais Receives Financial Support from Canada Economic Development

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2013) - 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, today announced that Fondation pour les aînés de l'Outaouais has been granted funding to renovate its community infrastructure.

"By supporting this project to upgrade the Fondation pour les aînés de l'Outaouais community centre, the Government of Canada is fulfilling its commitment to help improve the quality of life in our communities," said Minister Lebel.

The funding granted to the organization will serve to, among other things, replace the lighting system, refinish all of the floors and weatherstrip a portion of the building commonly referred to as the "log cabin." These improvements will ensure the building remains a safe and inviting community gathering place.


This assistance, granted in the form of a $35,599 non-repayable financial contribution, has been awarded through the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).

The CIIF has a nationwide budget of $150 million over two years, including $31.2 million to be invested in Quebec, where the Agency is responsible for its administration. The Fund aims to support the rehabilitation and improvement, including expansion, of existing community infrastructure.

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