Primevère community centre to be renovated for better energy efficiency

Government of Canada supports Municipality of Sainte-Élisabeth community project

SAINTE-ÉLISABETH, QC, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - 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 the Municipality of Sainte-Élisabeth, which contribute to the strength and vitality of all regions of the country.

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, announced that the Municipality of Sainte-Élisabeth (website in French only) has been granted $100,000 in financial assistance, in the form of a non-repayable contribution, for the Primevère community centre renovation project.

The funding awarded through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150) will help the municipality carry out this project, which involves replacing the doors and windows, rebuilding some of the brick walls and improving the insulation, restoring the balcony and repainting the building interior.

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

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"The Government of Canada supports the projects of organizations like the Municipality of Sainte-Élisabeth, which mobilize and unite our communities. These projects strengthen Canada's communities, stimulate economic activity, have a positive impact on the environment and benefit families and the middle class."

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister responsible for CED

"The support received through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program will make a difference in the quality of services we will be providing for our citizens. This is welcome news for Sainte-Élisabeth and for all the users of the Primevère community centre." 

Mario Houle, Mayor of Sainte-Élisabeth

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SOURCE Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

For further information: Media Relations, Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, Tel.: 514-283-7443, Email:mailto:media@dec-ced.gc.ca dec.media.ced@canada.ca


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