Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

October 05, 2014 11:30 ET

Quebec Community Support: Centre des arts populaires de Nicolet Receives Funding

NICOLET, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 5, 2014) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

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 Centre des arts populaires de Nicolet has been granted financial support to enhance the quality of its facilities and improve waterproofing of the building housing its community halls.

This assistance has been awarded in the form of a $100,000 non-repayable financial contribution under CED's Local Investment Initiative (LII).

Quick facts

  • Centre des arts populaires de Nicolet will use this funding to replace all of the building's windows and flat roofing and repair a portion of the masonry.

  • The LII is a punctual initiative specific to CED, delivered as part of CED's activities within the Quebec Economic Development Program.

  • This Initiative helps Quebec communities build long-term economic development capacity. It stimulates local investment while ensuring citizens have access to safer and more functional community halls that are better suited to their needs.

Quote

"With the Local Investment Initiative, our government confirms its community economic development objectives. By supporting the Centre des arts populaires de Nicolet project, our government is fulfilling its commitment to help improve the quality of life in our communities."

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

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To find out about the Local Investment Initiative

To discover the Centre des arts populaires de Nicolet (in French only)

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