February 18, 2014 10:30 ET
GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 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, announces that the Outaouais Film Festival has been granted financial support to commercialize this major cultural event outside Quebec.
This assistance is awarded in the form of a $64,948 non-repayable financial contribution through Canada Economic Development's Quebec Economic Development Program.
"By renewing its support for the promotion of the Outaouais Film Festival outside Quebec, our Government is contributing to the economic development of the region and the growth of its tourism industry, as well as creating jobs."
Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
"The Outaouais Film Festival extends heartfelt thanks to Canada Economic Development for supporting innovative projects that raise the cultural profile of the city of Gatineau."
Didier Farré, Director of the Outaouais Film Festival
Outaouais Film Festival Web site: http://offestival.com/
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