Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

February 27, 2015 15:00 ET

Support for Quebec Communities: Municipality of Tingwick Receives Financial Assistance

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2015) - 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 Municipality of Tingwick has been granted funding to upgrade an existing community hall.

This assistance has been awarded in the form of a $39,125 non-repayable financial contribution through the Local Investment Initiative (LII), a component of CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • The allocated funds will enable the Municipality of Tingwick to proceed with the replacement of windows, renovation of the floor and exterior entranceway and installation of an air conditioning system at the community hall.
  • The LII, a temporary initiative specific to CED, helps promote economic development capacity-building for the long-term benefit of Quebec communities.
  • This initiative stimulates local investment while ensuring citizens have access to safer and more functional community halls that are better suited to their needs.

Quotes

"By supporting this project in the Municipality of Tingwick, our government is both fulfilling its commitment to help improve the quality of life in our communities and reaffirming its goal to further local economic development."

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

"The Tingwick community hall plays an important part in our local community life. With the support announced today, we will be able to ensure that this hall better fulfils user needs by making it not only more attractive, but also safer and more functional."

Réal Fortin, Mayor, Municipality of Tingwick

Related links

- For further information on the Local Investment Initiative

- To learn more about the Municipality of Tingwick (in French)

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