Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

September 21, 2016 18:15 ET

The Government of Canada supports tourism in the Laurentides

Modernization of Super 8 Mont-Laurier hotel

MONT-LAURIER, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 21, 2016) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

Tourism provides an excellent opportunity for economic development in Canada. The Government of Canada's support for a tourism project in Mont-Laurier reflects its willingness to support actions that generate substantial economic benefits in the Laurentides region.

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, announced that the Super 8 Mont-Laurier has been granted $300,000 in financial assistance to improve the quality of accommodation options in the Laurentides region.

The repayable contribution was granted under CED's Quebec Economic Development Program (QEDP) and will be used to increase the number of rooms rented out by the establishment and modernize its facilities through the purchase of equipment, accessories and furniture.

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"By supporting the Super 8 Mont-Laurier modernization project, the Government of Canada is supporting tourism, a key component of the Laurentides region's economy."

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister responsible for CED

"We want to thank the Government of Canada for the financial assistance, which will help ensure the quality of accommodations in our establishment and attract more tourists to the Laurentides region."

Jonathan Sabourin, President of the Super 8 Mont-Laurier

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

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For more information on the QEDP: http://www.dec-ced.gc.ca/eng/programmes/pdeq/index.html

Super 8 Mont-Laurier hotel website: www.super8mont-laurier.com

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