Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

October 17, 2016 16:30 ET

Stanbridge East tennis court revamped

Government of Canada supports community project of Monteregie municipality

STANBRIDGE EAST, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 17, 2016) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

Key local stakeholders have long been asking for concrete, sustainable measures to improve community and recreational infrastructure. The Government of Canada is proud to invest in projects such as this one by Les Loisirs de Stanbridge East Sports Association, which contribute to the strength and vitality of all regions of the country.

Acting on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, the Honourable Denis Paradis, Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi, was in the Montérégie and took the opportunity to announce that Les Loisirs de Stanbridge East Sports Association Inc. has been granted $10,040 in financial assistance, in the form of a non-repayable contribution, under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150).

The support will enable the organization to resurface the municipal tennis court and add a storage module so that it can be converted into a multisport court that can also accommodate ball hockey.

Quotes

"I am delighted about the support from CED to Les Loisirs de Stanbridge East Sports Association, whose contribution to the vitality of this municipality is undeniable. The presence of facilities such as this one is essential to maintaining a healthy environment conducive to the well-being of the entire community."

The Honourable Denis Paradis, Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi

"The support we give to our communities clearly shows that we are committed to fostering sustainable growth and prosperity in Canada. By improving community infrastructure such as this sports field, we are helping stimulate the vitality of our communities and ensure a higher quality of life for residents of all ages."

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister responsible for CED

"The tennis court redevelopment project will improve recreation opportunities in Stanbridge East and benefit the entire community. We would like to thank Canada Economic Development for its support, which encourages a healthy, active lifestyle."

Samantha Piette, President, Les loisirs de Stanbridge East Sports Association

CED is one of the six regional development agencies under the responsibility of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.

Related links

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program: http://www.dec-ced.gc.ca/docs/pic-feult-eng.pdf

Les loisirs de Stanbridge East Sports Association: http://www.stanbridgeeast.ca/en/index.php

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