Backgrounder: Improved community facilities for Côte-Nord residents thanks to Government of Canada support

Backgrounder

Baie-Comeau, Quebec, July 29, 2022Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The following information is in addition to the news release issued on July 29, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient communities and their respective projects.

Summary

Details

City/town Funding recipient Main activities funded by CED Contribution

La Romaine

Bande indienne des Montagnais de La Romaine

The project involves building a shoreline pathway to revitalize the town centre, improve outdoor spaces, support green projects (protection against shoreline erosion) and make a public space more accessible for people with reduced mobility.

CED’s funding will be used for the development of the path.

$498,119

Sept-Îles

Ville de Sept-Îles

The project involves developing a public park and improving accessibility for people in Sept‑Îles with reduced mobility.

CED’s funding will be used to purchase playground equipment and structures.

$495,000

Baie-Comeau

Corporation Véloroute des Baleines

The project involves building a bike path off Highway 138 with a view to improving travel safety and upgrading an outdoor space in Baie‑Comeau.

CED’s funding will cover the costs associated with the development of the section of the bike path connecting McCormick Street and Chemin de la Scierie.

$448,007

Baie-Comeau

Ville de Baie-Comeau

The project involves developing a multi-purpose outdoor space with a view to revitalizing the main street, enhancing outdoor spaces and making a public space more accessible for people in Baie-Comeau with reduced mobility.

CED’s funding will be used to develop the site and build a stage and a service building.

$415,000

Bonne-Espérance

Municipality of Bonne-Espérance

The project involves upgrading a boardwalk, with the goal of reinventing outdoor spaces and making a community space in the municipality more accessible.

CED’s funding will cover the cost of the material and labour required to carry out the work.

$195,947

Portneuf-sur-Mer

Municipalité de Portneuf-sur-Mer

The aim of the project is to upgrade the facilities in the recreational and tourism complex with a view to revitalizing the main street, enhancing outdoor spaces and making a public space more accessible for people with reduced mobility.

CED’s funding will allow the municipality to enhance the facilities in the Pointe-des-Fortin area and upgrade the gazebo and its trail; add signs; replace a staircase; build a public washroom; and do various work to upgrade the parking lot and the access to the beaches and trails.

$95,850

Rivière-Saint-Jean

Municipalité de Rivière-Saint-Jean

The project involves setting up a library in the community centre to help revitalize the municipality’s main street.

CED’s funding will cover the cost of the work associated with setting up the library and the acquisition of a computer system for the community centre.

$20,000

Information

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media@dec-ced.gc.ca

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