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Substantial completion for Baie-Saint-Paul CHSLD

Posted on July 18, 2017
The Government of Quebec has announced substantial completion of Baie-Saint-Paul's new residential and long-term care centre (CHSLD). The new centre is located in the same building as the hospital still under construction. The CHSLD has welcomed people housed in the existing hospital and the Pierre-Dupré Accommodation Centre since July 6th. The latter can now be renovated and used for another use, specifically CLSC-type primary care services. "I am very pleased to inaugurate this new space that will provide a better quality of life for seniors and vulnerable [...]

Concerns raised over proposed Quebec wind farm

Posted on July 18, 2017
The Government of Quebec has released a report that studied the issues related to the installation of wind turbines in the protected dune-du-Nord habitat in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine by the Régie intermunicipale de l'énergie Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine. The commission determined that, while there is unanimity that the archipelago must free itself from its petroleum dependency, it notes that some participants question the choice of wind for the archipelago, the reasoning for proceeding quickly with this project, and the choice of the site of implantation [...]

Canada, Quebec invest in Concordia University infrastructure

Posted on July 12, 2017
The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are investing $36.75 million in a project at Concordia University. The funding will help the institution provide its students with the training needed for the high-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow. Federal funding is allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will enhance and modernize research facilities on Canadian campuses and improve the environmental sustainability of these facilities. The Government of Quebec's contribution is part of the Québec [...]

Major investment announced for Rouyn-Noranda airport

Posted on July 11, 2017
The Governments of Canada and Quebec will invest nearly $24.8 million into the expansion and upgrading of the Rouyn-Noranda Airport. This assistance comes from the New Building Canada Fund, Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component—Small Communities Fund. The City of Rouyn-Noranda will also provide nearly $12.4 million, bringing the total government and municipal investment to nearly $37.2 million. The project primarily involves the construction of a new two-floor terminal, tripling the surface area of the current building. Related work includes [...]

Canada, Quebec announce significant rehabilitation of James Bay Road

Posted on July 11, 2017
The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment of nearly $265 million for major repairs to James Bay Road. The project covers all 620 kilometres of James Bay Road, over half of which will be resurfaced. Work also includes the replacement of culverts and road safety devices such as signage and guardrails. In addition to significantly improving driving conditions throughout the region, this project will extend the life of the road, reducing long-term maintenance costs. "Improving access to the region north of the 49th parallel is a [...]

New directors appointed to JCCBI

Posted on July 4, 2017
Catherine Lavoie, Dale Williams, and Sylvain Villiard have been appointed to the board of directors of The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc. (JCCBI) for a three-year term, following an open, transparent, and merit-based selection process. Catherine Lavoie is an engineer with 25 years of high-level experience with concrete and asphalt companies and associations. She is currently the president and CEO of the Centre d'expertise et de recherche en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU). She coordinates all activities of the urban infrastructure expertise [...]

Governments commit $11.73 million to Quebec's INRS

Posted on June 20, 2017
The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are investing $11.73 million in infrastructure at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS). Federal funding is allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will enhance and modernize research facilities on Canadian campuses and improve the environmental sustainability of these facilities. The Government of Quebec's contribution is part of the Québec Infrastructure Plan. INRS will use some of the funds to set up a lab at the INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier [...]

Federal government invests $1.28 billion in REM

Posted on June 16, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced support for a federal investment of $1.283 billion to support the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) light rail network in Montréal, subject to necessary due diligence. The announcement will make it possible to finalize the financing of the project and meet the construction schedule of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. “The REM is one of the most ambitious public transportation projects in our history,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “In addition to making it quicker and easier for [...]

New law changes the governance of Montreal transit

Posted on June 6, 2017
The Government of Québec has introduced new governance of public transit in the Montreal metropolitan area. The primary goal of Law 76 is to amend the organization and governance, led by the transition committee. Laurent Lessard, minister of transport, sustainable mobility and transportation electrification, has announced that the Council of Ministers has appointed seven members to the first board of directors of the Regional Metropolitan Transportation Authority: President: Pierre Shedleur, president and consultant Gestion Shedleur inc. Board [...]

Quebec adopts law sending construction labourers back to work

Posted on May 31, 2017
The Government of Quebec has announced the adoption of project law No. 142 by the National Assembly of Quebec, An Act to ensure the resumption of work in the construction industry and dispute settlement for the renewal of collective agreements. On May 31, construction workers will resume work on construction sites. The labor and management parties are also required to continue discussions with a view to concluding new negotiated agreements in the four sectors of industry. They will be accompanied by mediators appointed by the Minister. "We recognize [...]
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