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Backgrounder

Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding is being allocated to seven recreational and sports projects that will be completed in communities in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region. These projects include renovating recreational centres and improving playgrounds and other sports facilities.

Backgrounder: Canada and Quebec invest in seven recreational and sports projects in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region

Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding is being allocated to seven recreational and sports projects that will be completed in communities in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region. These projects include renovating recreational centres and improving playgrounds and other sports facilities.

The Government of Canada is investing $8,679,012 in these projects through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Quebec is also investing $8,679,012 from its Programme d’aide financière aux infrastructures récréatives et sportives. The municipalities and other partners will be contributing $9,083,597.24.

Project information

Location

Project

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal/Other Funding

Dupuy

Replace the skating rink boards

$86,563.50

$86,563.50

$86,563.80

Macamic

Add a lighting system for the ball field

$30,462.00

$30,462.00

$36,185.24

Notre-Dame-du-Nord

Upgrade the arena’s roof

$91,068.00

$91,068.00

$91,067.72

Palmarolle

Renovate and modernize the Rogatien-Vachon arena

$64,742.00

$64,742.00

$64,742.87

Rouyn-Noranda

Build an aquatic centre

$6,213,069.00

$6,213,069.00

$6,422,951.82

Saint-Marc-de-Figuery

Build a recreational and sports centre

$750,000.00

$750,000.00

$938,977.94

Val-d’Or

Renovate the Kiwanis arena

$1,443,107.50

$1,443,107.50

$1,443,107.85

$8,679,012.00

$8,679,012.00

$9,083,597.24