Canada Economic Development

Canada Economic Development

January 28, 2014 10:00 ET

Government of Canada Supports Expansion of Mont-Laurier's Ferme La Rose des Vents

MONT-LAURIER, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2014) - Canada Economic Development

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 Ferme La Rose des Vents has been granted financial assistance that will enable the firm to increase productivity at its agrifood processing plant.

This assistance has been awarded in the form of a $109,800 repayable financial contribution through Canada Economic Development's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • Ferme La Rose des Vents is a poultry producer offering various grain-fed chicken products.
  • This investment will allow the family-run enterprise to expand its plant and purchase secondary and tertiary processing equipment, thereby generating increased revenues.

Quotes

"In assisting Ferme La Rose des Vents with the acquisition of equipment, our Government is once again demonstrating its commitment to investing in projects that further economic growth."

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

"By supporting our enterprise, Canada Economic Development is helping ensure that jobs are maintained in our region and that our children can take over the reins."

Diane Aubin, owner of Ferme La Rose des Vents

Related link

Ferme la Rose des Vents Web site

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