Support for recreation and sports infrastructure


BROSSARD, QC, 20 May 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Canada and Quebec are working together to provide Quebecers with access to sustainable and safe facilities aimed at promoting the practice of recreational and sporting activities in our communities.

Today, Brossard member-St. LambertMI Alexandra Mendès, on behalf of the Minister for Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Honorable President Dominik LeBlancMinister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women, Mr.I Isabelle Charest announced that more than $1.9 million in financial assistance has been allocated for the construction of a new intergenerational recreation area in Victorin Park. On this occasion, Brossard Mayor Mr.I Doren Assad.

The project includes the construction of an intergenerational recreation area in Victorin Park to replace the existing old water facilities. The works mainly consist of demolishing the existing facilities, rebuilding the service building, main pool, water playground and concrete beaches, and creating resting and landscaping areas.

Government to support the realization of this project Canada Investing in Community donates $992,958.50 from the Culture and Recreational Infrastructure (VICCR) component. Canada (PIIC) and the Government of Quebec, $992,958.50 under the Financial Assistance Program for Recreation and Sports Infrastructure (PAFIRS). This new infrastructure will contribute to the dynamism and development of the Brossard community as well as the region as a whole.


“The development of new water facilities at Parc Victorin in Brossard will allow young and old alike to cool off, enjoy the outdoors and socialize. This is great news for the people of Brossard! In partnership with states and municipalities, our government is investing in entertainment and sports infrastructure to create vibrant and inclusive communities. »

Alexandra Mendes, MP for Brossard–St. Lamberton behalf of the honorary Dominik LeBlancMinister for Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities

“Access to modern, quality entertainment and sports infrastructure is a priority for our government. We provide quality facilities that offer Quebecers a wide variety of activities and equipment. This contributes to maintaining good physical and mental health for the entire population. I am proud to know once again that this new, modern and adapted infrastructure will meet the needs of the entire society. »

Isabelle CharestMinister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women

“I am very pleased with the investments announced today for equestrian. As elsewhere in Quebec, I want my community to have access to modern, high-quality entertainment and sports infrastructure. I believe that the young people, families and even the elderly at Brossard are happy with the recreation area project. Thanks to the new facilities, we will be able to create a gathering area where our citizens can socialize while cooling off in the summer heat. This is very good news! »

Simon Jolin BarretteMinister of Justice, Minister for the French Language, Minister for Secularism and Parliamentary Reform, Minister for the Montérégie region, Leader of the Government House, and Member of Parliament for Borduas

“I am delighted that this grant has been awarded to develop the swimming pool and facilities that it really needs at Parc Victorin! This amount will mitigate the investment undertaken by Brossard taxpayers and enable us to implement other projects to improve our parks and green spaces, which are at the heart of quality of life in our neighborhoods. »

Doreen AssadMayor of Brossard

Fast facts:

  • The project, announced today, is in addition to the 176 entertainment and sports infrastructure projects already announced in Quebec. 2021 and It represents a total joint contribution of $294 million.
  • As part of the Infrastructure Program Canada (PIIC) plans to invest more than $7.5 billion in Quebec between the federal government. 2018 and 2028. The Integrated Bilateral Agreement (IBA) aims to implement CIIP in Quebec and set the terms, obligations and commitments of the parties.
  • The allocation of a $60 million balance envelope to the PIIC and PAFIRS programs comes in equal shares from governments. Canada and Quebec will bring co-investments in entertainment infrastructure to $354 million.
  • The Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec is responsible for implementing the entertainment infrastructure subcomponent of EBI’s community, cultural and entertainment infrastructure component.
  • Since 2018, the Government of Quebec has supported the deployment of 1,281 sports, entertainment and outdoor infrastructure projects through various programs, with a total investment of more than $617 million.
  • As of today, City of Brossard contributes $4,042,717 for this project.

Related Links:

Investment map for plan projects Canada

Federal investments in infrastructure projects in Quebec

Financial Support Program for Recreation and Sports Infrastructure fun-and-sports-pafirs-ebi/

Quebec Infrastructure Plan 2022-2032

SOURCE Office of the Minister of Education and the Minister for the Status of Women

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