Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

December 07, 2014 14:00 ET

Motoneige Beauce Sud Inc. Receives Funding From Government of Canada

SAINT-GEORGES, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2014) - 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 Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture), announces that Motoneige Beauce Sud Inc. has been granted financial assistance for the purchase of a new snow grooming machine.

This assistance has been awarded in the form of a $126,300 non-repayable financial contribution through CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • The acquisition of this higher-performance equipment will enable the organization to replace two outdated snow grooming machines.
  • Motoneige Beauce Sud is responsible for maintaining 220 kilometres of snowmobile trails in the regional county municipalities of Beauce-Sartigan and Les Etchemins.
  • Snowmobiling generates major economic spinoffs for the Chaudière-Appalaches region.

Quotes

"By lending financial support to Motoneige Beauce Sud, our government is showing that it is committed to promoting the growth of tourism, a profitable sector for the Quebec economy."

Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture)

"Snowmobiling holds a place of prime importance in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. This support from CED will allow us to better serve our clients and maintain the quality of our trails."

Mathieu Vachon, President, Motoneige Beauce Sud

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