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  1. Members of the media are invited to attend a cultural infrastructure announcement
  2. CED grants $330,000 to the municipality to launch its development project.
  3. The Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, and the Minister for the Economy, Lucie Lecours, invite media representatives to a press conference regarding the Cégep de Sept-Îles.
  4. Today, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Regions, on behalf of Isabelle Charest, Minister for Education and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, announced funding for the renovation of the Centre Henri-Desjardins in Baie-Comeau.
  5. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund eight projects submitted by local organizations in Quebec under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP).
  6. CED grants $750,000 to Micmac Nation of Gespeg to improve its community facilities and kickstart its development.
  7. On May 6, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Drummond Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  8. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, along with Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism, and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region, are pleased to announce joint funding to expand the biomethanization facilities owned by the Société d’économie mixte de l’est de la couronne sud (SEMECS). These facilities are located in the Varennes Novoparc industrial park in Montérégie.
  9. On May 12, 2022, Réjean Michaud, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  10. Members of the media are invited to attend a green infrastructure announcement
  11. CED grants nearly $500,000 to the municipality for its revitalization project.
  12. The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Luc Provençal, Member of the National Assembly for Beauce-Nord, are pleased to announce financial assistance of $2,473,100 for the construction of a new building to house the Sainte-Marie municipal library.
  13. Today, the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, the Honorable Diane Lebouthillier, on behalf of the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Regions, Mr. Jonatan Julien, on behalf of the Minister for Education and Minister Responsible for Status of Women, Ms. Isabelle Charest, announced funding of $76,531 for the addition of a dehumidifier at the New Carlisle Citizen’s Centre.
  14. CED grants $500,000 to the municipality for its project to improve outdoor spaces.
  15. Two manufacturing businesses receive a total of $387,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  16. Victoriaville business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  17. Today, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Saint-Maurice-Champlain, the Honorable François-Philippe Champagne, on behalf of the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, as well as Ms. Sonia LeBel, President of the Treasury Board and Member of the National Assembly for Champlain, on behalf of the Minister for Education and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Ms. Isabelle Charest, announced $51,934 in funding for the development of play structures for children in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade.
  18. Val-d’Or business receives $288,086 in financial assistance from CED.
  19. From May 6 to 8, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Archambault Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  20. Gatineau business receives $267,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  21. Canada’s high quality, sustainable fish and seafood products are known worldwide. Canada along with the provinces and territories are expanding markets, building on our country’s strong international brand and growing trade opportunities.
  22. The governments of Canada and Quebec will each provide $9,104,743.50 under the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) and the Programme d’aide financière aux infrastructures récréatives et sportives (PAFIRS). This new infrastructure will contribute to the vitality and development of the community of Magog and the entire region.
  23. Saint-Ambroise business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  24. The federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, André Lamontagne, announced $99,290 in financial assistance for Gaspésie Gourmande.
  25. The Government of Canada is investing $435,750 through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The Government of Quebec is also investing $435,750 through its Cultural Infrastructure Development Assistance Program (PADIC). Saint-Ferréol-les-Neiges will contribute $373,500 to the project.
  26. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement
  27. On May 3, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Port-Cartier Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  28. On April 23, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Cowansville Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  29. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and André Lamontagne, Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, jointly announced financial assistance of $500,000 to fund a research project by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Laval University on the efficient use of electricity for heating and lighting in greenhouses. The funding is being provided through the Quebec Agri-Food Innovation Partnership Program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
  30. On April 16 and 21, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the perimeter of Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  31. Chibougamau business receives $73,750 in financial assistance from CED.
  32. On April 11, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Drummond Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  33. The Government of Canada is investing over $503,550 through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Quebec is also investing over $503,550 through its Cultural Infrastructure Development Assistance Program (PADIC). The City of Saint-André-Avellin will contribute $431,700 to the project.
  34. CED fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19.
  35. Members of the media are invited to attend a cultural infrastructure announcement.
  36. The governments of Canada and Quebec will provide equal funding of $484,010 under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) and the Recreational and Sports Infrastructure Financial Assistance Program (PAFIRS). This new infrastructure will contribute to the vitality and development of Labelle and the entire region.
  37. The Government of Canada is investing over $5.4 million through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Quebec is also investing over $5.4 million through its Cultural Infrastructure Development Assistance Program (PADIC). The City of Beloeil will contribute over $4.5 million to the project.
  38. Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure announcement.
  39. Members of the media are invited to attend a cultural infrastructure announcement in the presence of:
  40. CED grants a contribution of of $150,236 to Basques Hardwood Charcoal.
  41. The Great Celebration of Nature on the Plains of Abraham is celebrating its 25th anniversary on May 15, under the honorary presidency of Bruno Marchand, Mayor of Quebec City.
  42. Reducing food waste in Canada can help save consumers money, improve food security, support efficiency in the agriculture and food sector, and significantly cut our pollution.
  43. On April 25, 2022, Donald Cormier, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  44. The governments of Canada and Quebec and Investissement Québec are granting a total of $3,412,520 in financial assistance to Chocolat Lamontagne to support the modernization of its Sherbrooke facilities. The project, valued at over $5.8 million, will enable the business to increase its productivity, diversify its operations, and develop a marketing strategy for the U.S. market.
  45. Chelsea-based agri-tourism business receives $100,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  46. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19.
  47. The Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, Élisabeth Brière, on behalf of the Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, the Honourable Pascale St Onge, along with the Member for Saint François and Deputy Government Whip, Geneviève Hébert, on behalf of the Minister for the Economy, Lucie Lecours, invite media representatives to a press conference on support for Chocolat Lamontagne.
  48. Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance to support the launch of agri-tourism business Distillerie du Square, which is part of a broader tourism and commercial development project called Square Old Chelsea.
  49. Granby business receives over $2M in financial assistance from CED.
  50. Media are invited to participate in a visit to Maison et roulotte Usitech in the company of the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Member of Parliament for Brome–Missisquoi, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED.