STOKE, QC, March 11, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – After new incoming project call Small-Scale Sports and Recreational Infrastructure Support Program (PSISRPE)Minister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women, Mr.Me too Isabelle Charest announced today that a $20 million envelope has been allocated to support 250 projects in municipalities with a population of less than 10,000. sign Building on the popularity of this program, the Government of Quebec has doubled its initial stake with a $10 million bonus to enable more Quebecians to enjoy safe and modern sports and leisure facilities.
In all parts of Quebec, outdoor skating rinks, water games and game modules are among the types of projects that will come to light thanks to this financial aid with a maximum of $100,000 per project.
PSISRPE aims to support the existence of good sports and recreational infrastructures in Quebec’s small communities and increase population access to them.
“The popularity of this new program bears witness to the fact that Quebecs want to be active more than ever before. This investment of $20 million will result in 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! »
Isabelle CharestMinister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women
“This new program will certainly allow people living in a small municipality to discover new ways to move close to their home. In our Mégantic drive, nine projects will be carried out to promote an active lifestyle and to move differently in summer and winter. As in Granite, Haut-Saint- In François and also in Val-Saint-François it is particularly a problem with the development of multifunctional ice rinks and parks, where in Stoke it will be on the handlebars of a BMX or a bicycle! I invite you. There is something for every taste. »
François Jacques, MNA for Mégantic
“How not to rejoice at such an announcement! Thanks to the support of the Quebec Government and our municipal authorities, all Stokos families will be able to enjoy a multi-function track and a skating rink in the near future. fire. Strategically located, these attractive new facilities will be built near the school and a new development where many children live. These places in nature will be instrumental in socializing and ensure that our population is active and healthy. Thank you for your support. »
Liliane GagnonPresident of Socio-Economic Development Institution fire (of CDSE fire)
- This program is part of the sport and physical activity development fund.
- To be eligible, infrastructures must be accessible to the public, allow the implementation of sports and recreational activities, and be of small scale.
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SOURCE Office of the Minister of Education and the Minister for the Status of Women
For more information: Alice Bergeron, Minister of Education, Press Attaché and Minister for the Status of Women, 418 997-4093