Approximately $134,000 for two projects to improve the supply of sports and entertainment infrastructures

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Sébastien Schneeberger, MNA and Vice President of Government House, Drummond-Bois-Francs, today on behalf of Isabelle Charest, Minister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women, announced the projects selected in the equestrian of Drummond-Bois. Franc following the call for projects under the new Small-Scale Sports and Entertainment Infrastructure Support Program (PSISRPE). With a total of US$133,345.45 in financial aid, the two projects will mobilize the citizens of Saint-Samuel and Ham-Nord.

PSISRPE aims to support the maintenance of sports and leisure infrastructures in municipalities with a population of less than 10,000 in Quebec and increase population access to them.

The Quebec government is investing a total of $20 million to support 250 projects in the region’s small communities. In a sign of the program’s popularity, the initial stake has been doubled with a $10 million bonus to allow more Quebecs to enjoy safe and modern sports and leisure facilities.

Here is the list of selected projects in the Drummond-Bois-Francs races:

Municipality of Saint-Samuel

Developing a water game

$100,000

Municipality of Ham-Nord County

Renovation of the tennis court

$33,345.45

Total for constituency:

$133,345.45

“Equestrian, which already offers many attractions for active people, will soon offer a variety of modern possibilities that will get us moving. I believe these new infrastructures will greatly improve the quality of life of people living in these small municipalities. It is new tangible proof of our government’s commitment to the regions,” said Sébastien Schneeberger, Drummond-Bois-Francs MNA and Vice President of Government House.

“The popularity of this new program testifies to the fact that Quebecs want to be active more than ever. With this investment of $20 million, there will be quality infrastructure. Citizens of all ages, especially families, will have more opportunities to relocate nearby. Small municipality offering the project and organizations. With these new infrastructures, you increase the dynamism of your municipality and give yourself the opportunity to meet the needs of your population. Everyone wins,” added Isabelle Charest, Minister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women.

“On behalf of the citizens and councilors of the municipality of Saint-Samuel, we are extremely grateful to be able to take advantage of the $100,000 grant offered under the new Support Program for small-scale infrastructure. This grant will enable the development of a water feature that will make summer more enjoyable for everyone and accessible to all members of the community. This recreation facility will be set up near the school, nursery and summer camp and will greatly enhance the dynamism and quality of life of families, especially those who represent part of the population, especially Samuelois and Samueloises, who represent a part of the population that we are extremely attentive to. “We are proud to introduce this new service to our community, which will meet the needs of many and will undoubtedly increase family and friendship meetings, as well as meetings between different members of our municipality,” said Tourigny.

“To maintain our success, it is critical that we make every effort to keep our infrastructures up to date. This financial aid is greatly appreciated and we are very grateful. We are extremely proud of everything made in house and this motivates us to move in the same direction so that vitality is still and always our pride at Ham-Nord. » François Marcotte, mayor of the canton of Ham-Nord, concludes his speech