Backgrounder :  $19 million to modernize health, social services, and post-secondary education establishments in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: $19 million to modernize health, social services, and post-secondary education establishments in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean

Joint funding from the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec is allocated to 20 infrastructure projects in health, social services and post-secondary education establishments in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean.

The Government of Canada is investing $13.7 million in these projects through the new COVID-19 Resilience stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. This is a temporary component, exceptionally allowing the financing of new categories of projects. The Government of Quebec is contributing $5.3 million to these 20 projects.

Post-secondary educational institutions

Final beneficiary / Locality

Project Details

Canada’s Contribution

Quebec’s Contribution

Cégep de Chicoutimi

Repairs to the library and collaborative space

$ 1 524 800

$ 382 000

Cégep de Jonquière

Repair of the windows of the swimming pool corridor

$ 608 686

 $ 152 171

Cégep de Jonquière

Exterior repairs of the concrete structure on five main buildings

 $ 456 942

 $ 114 222

Cégep de Jonquière

Repair project for the 3rd floor of the Joseph-Anger Pavilion including the removal of asbestos from certain sections of the ceiling and the replacement of a ventilation system

 $ 165 538

  $ 438 616

Cégep de St-Félicien

Repair of the ventilation and air conditioning system in Block D

 $ 398 000

 $ 302 000

Collège d'Alma

Repairs to windows of main pavilion and awning of outside courtyard

 $ 295 709

$ 73 927

Collège d'Alma

Repair of exterior entrances

 $ 286 291

 $ 71 658

Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Bringing technical shafts up to code in Main pavilion

$ 1 819 900

 $ 1 730 400

Health and social services establishments

Final beneficiary: Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Integrated University Health and Social Services Center

Establishment / Locality

Project Details

Canada’s Contribution

Quebec’s Contribution

Centre d'hébergement de la Colline, Saguenay

Repair of the roof, parapet and awning of the main entrance

$ 553 280

$ 138 320

Centre d'hébergement de Dolbeau-Mistassini

Roof repair and replacement of the exterior cladding of the roof apprentices

$ 364 000

$ 91 000

Centre d'hébergement Jacques-Cartier, Saguenay

Wing 1 roof repair

$ 468 000

$ 117 000

Centre d'hébergement Saint-Joseph, Saguenay

Upgrading electrical safety by replacing a generator

$ 314 068

 $ 85 932

Centre local de services communautaires Les jardins du Monastère, Dolbeau-Mistassini

Repair of the roof and parapet, and repair of the masonry of the lower part of the towers

$ 728 000

 $ 182 000

Centre local de services communautaires Les jardins du Monastère, Dolbeau-Mistassini

Bringing fire safety up to standard by adding sprinklers and a pump for the water supply

$ 320 000

$ 80 000

Hôpital d'Alma

Addition of surveillance cameras in the accommodation sectors and central remote monitoring installation

$ 280 000

 $ 70 000

Hôpital de Chicoutimi

Modernization of the pharmacy including reception, narcotic reserve and bagging section

$ 800 000

 $ 200 000

Hôpital de Chicoutimi

Modernization of the hemato-oncology department by centralizing offices and reconfiguring reception

$ 800 000

 $ 200 000

Hôpital de Chicoutimi

Modernization and expansion of the guard post of the pediatric care unit

$ 560 000

 $ 140 000

Hôpital de Jonquière

Repairs to ventilation, plumbing and interior linings of the operating room and emergency room

$ 1 680 000

 $ 420 000

Hôpital de La Baie

Upgrading the electrical input and emergency power supply system

$ 1 288 123

 $ 322 031

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