The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced federal funding of $1,497,600 for a project to support the commercial wharf at the port of Matane. The value of the project is $1,664,000 in total.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, Sean Fraser, with Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester, Bill Casey, will announce a pilot project to improve the availability of information on maritime activity.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will be joined by René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche for a tour of recently completed safety improvement projects at the Charlo Regional Airport.
The honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, joined by Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon–La Mitis–Matane-Matapédia and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will make an announcement that will contribute to local economic growth and support local jobs.
Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local airports to support and sustain vibrant communities. These airports also provide essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue and forest fire response.