Parish Municipality of Saint-Édouard-de-Fabre received financial support for the expansion and improvement of their city hall. According to Denis Lebel, Honorable Minister of the Economics, Minister of Infrastructure, and Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec announced that the Canadian government supports Quebec’s communities.
The Canadian government awarded the Parish Municipality of Saint-Édouard-de-Fabre, $100,000. The funds are intended to renovate the interior of the building by reconstructing, demolishing, modernizing and enlarging the hall.
The contribution is given through the Local Investment Initiative (LII), which is a component of CED’s Quebec Economic Development Program. It helps economic-developments with the Quebec communities by promoting long term usage of capacity-buildings. Mayor of Saint-Édouard-de-Fabre, Mario Drouin, stated that the financial support announced today for the expansion and renovation of the hall allows the community to make the premises more functional and more attractive for citizens of their municipality.
Canada’s government supports Quebec communities to obtain functional and safer community halls, which will suit the needs of citizens. Lebel stated, the support system from the government fulfills its commitments by reaffirming the goal to further local economic developments that will help citizens improve their quality of life.
By Krystle Mitchell
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