Canada and Quebec to Invest Over $2.5 Million in New Sports Centre and Skating Rink in Saint-Antonin

Quebec  The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are working together to provide Quebecers with access to safe and sustainable facilities that promote recreational and sports activities, thereby improving the quality of life in our communities.

Today, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, on behalf of the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, and the Member of National Assembly for Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata, Mr. Denis Tardif, on behalf of the Minister for Education and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Ms. Isabelle Charest, announced joint funding for sports facilities in Saint‑Antonin.

The project involves building a new sports centre and a roof for the existing outdoor skating rink. The work will include the construction of a multipurpose room, lockers, washrooms and storage spaces.

For this project, the Government of Canada contributes $1,296,042 from the Community, Culture and Recreation Stream (CCRIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) and the Government of Quebec, $1,296,042 from the Programme d’aide financière aux infrastructures récréatives et sportives (PAFIRS). The new sports centre will contribute to the vibrancy and development of the Saint-Antonin community and the whole region.