SAINTE-ROSE-DU-NORD, QC – The governments of Quebec and Canada notice that tourism infrastructure plays an integral role in developing dynamic, prosperous communities and showcasing Canada’s and Quebec’s heritage.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Communities and Infrastructure; and Serge Simard, Person in the National Assembly for Dubuc, and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region, announced that the governments of Canada and Quebec will each invest near $134,000 for installing wastewater treatment equipment for washrooms of the Sainte-Rose-du-Nord wharf.
This support originates from the brand new Building Canada Fund, Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component—Small Communities Fund. The Municipality of Sainte-Rose-du-Nord may also invest nearly $134,000, bringing the full total government and municipal investment to over $400,000.
This project will improve the caliber of infrastructure at the wharf that is utilized by the residents and several of the 80,every year 000 tourists who go to the municipality. It will mark the completion of work that were only available in the summertime of 2017 on installing a platform and a footbridge to get the Fjord marine shuttle.
“Investing in tourism infrastructure helps build strong communities and support local economic growth. The national government of Canada is pleased to support the Sainte-Rose-du-Nord wharf water infrastructure update project. Tourists and residents will reap the benefits of modern, higher-quality facilities that will assist protect our ecosystems. Once the project is completed, the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region should be able to continue steadily to grow its tourism industry and position itself as a spot of preference for families.”
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Communities and Infrastructure
“I am obviously happy to announce this government investment. The Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region has great tourism potential that has to continue being exploited. The Saguenay Fjord is really a flagship location in your community and something of Quebec’s star attractions, attracting numerous visitors from here and abroad annually. Besides consolidating the facilities of a arrival and departure location for the Fjord marine shuttle, this project is paramount to attracting marine cruises to Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, that will energize the regional economy. I’d like to congratulate the certain area stakeholders because of their excellent work and their vision of the future.”
Serge Simard, MNA for Dubuc, and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region, with respect to Julie Boulet, Minister of Tourism, Minister In charge of the Mauricie Region
“This funding announcement is triply very important to our municipality. Not merely does it allow us to boost the sanitary infrastructure in this important tourist zone of the Sainte-Rose-du-Nord wharf, it will allow for at the very least six properties to get in touch to your municipal water system. Finally, the implementation is completed because of it of the anse Thóphile whose municipal council adopted a unanimous motion to get this project last June.”
Laurent Thibault, Mayor of the Municipality of Sainte-Rose-du-Nord