Backgrounder: Over $300,000 from the Government of Canada to promote tourism development in the Mauricie region

Backgrounder

Shawinigan, Quebec, August 25, 2022Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 25, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient businesses and their respective projects.

Summary

Details

Municipality Funding recipient Activities funded by CED Program Contribution Total cost of the project

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

Pourvoirie du Lac Blanc Outfitter
(9002-6683 Québec inc.)

The project involves improving the outfitter’s accessibility with a new paved road.

CED’s funding will cover all the costs.

QEDP–TRF

$100,000

$500,000

La Tuque

La Pourvoirie du lac Oscar

The goal of the project is to upgrade and improve the tourist offer at La Pourvoirie du lac Oscar.

CED’s funding will be used to build three mini‑chalets; convert propane refrigerators to solar energy; and add washroom facilities and a laundry room.

QEDP–TRF

$100,000

$367,527

Shawinigan

Vélonautique

The aim of the project is to develop a tourism destination in line with environmentally responsible practices by creating a water fun park.

CED’s funding will be used to purchase equipment for activities on the water.

QEDP–TRF

$100,000

$299,696

Shawinigan

Bel-Air Laurentian Aviation

The project involves modernizing the tourist offer by developing a four-room accommodation facility and upgrading the air terminal to ensure traveller safety.

CED’s funding will cover all the activities associated with the project.

QEDP–TRF

$35,123

$78,878

Information

Media Relations, CED
media@dec-ced.gc.ca

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