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Official Groundbreaking for the Saint-Apollinaire Multipurpose Centre

SAINT-APOLLINAIRE, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 --

The Municipality of Saint-Apollinaire, along with the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec, today launched the construction of the multipurpose centre.

Residents of Saint-Apollinaire and the surrounding area will soon enjoy a new two-floor, 3,800 square metre multipurpose center, which will include a double gymnasium, locker rooms, multipurpose rooms, administrative offices, a parking lot and landscaping.

Quick Facts

--  The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec committed to
    contribute up to $3.23 million each, with the Municipality of Saint-
    Apollinaire contributing $3.24 million. The total eligible cost of the
    project is estimated at $9.7 million. 
--  The federal funding will come from the 2007 Building Canada Fund-Major
    Infrastructure Component, the objective of which is to fund public
    infrastructure having a national or regional impact. 
--  The Quebec government's contribution is being made under the Quebec
    Infrastructure Plan, which will be used to invest $11.5 billion in 2014-


"Our government is proud to invest in significant infrastructure projects, as we focus on creating jobs, promoting economic growth and building strong, prosperous communities throughout Quebec and Canada. Residents of the Lotbiniere area will be able to use this new facility and thus be more active and take part in community events that will improve their well-being."

Jacques Gourde

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency for the Regions of Quebec and Member of Parliament for Lotbiniere-Chutes-de-la-Chaudiere

"I am very honoured to participate in the groundbreaking for the future Saint-Apollinaire Multipurpose Centre. With this new centre, the municipality will be able to provide modern facilities to host recreational and sports activities, to the benefit of local residents and their well-being."

Laurent Lessard

Member for Lotbiniere-Frontenac and minister of Forest, Wildlife and Parks and minister responsible for the Centre-du-Quebec region

Associated Products

Government Partnership Supports the Construction of a Multipurpose Centre in Saint-Apollinaire


Associated Links

To learn more about the Major Projects Component of the Building Canada Fund, visit:


To learn more about infrastructure investments in your area, visit:


Consult Canada's Economic Action Plan at www.actionplan.gc.ca to learn more about the Government of Canada's focus on jobs and the economy.

To learn more about the Quebec Infrastructure plan, visit:


Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Infrastructure,
Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and
Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
for the Regions of Quebec

Catherine Poulin
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Municipal Affairs
and Land Occupancy

Pierre-Olivier Lussier
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Forest, Wildlife and Parks

Infrastructure Canada
Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
[email protected]
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Emilie Lord
Department of Municipal Affairs, Regions
and Land Occupancy
418-691-2015, extension 3242

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