Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec Announce over $2,2 Million for the Alice-Lane Library in Baie-Comeau

Baie-Comeau —The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord Region, on behalf of Nathalie Roy, Minister of Culture and Communications, are pleased to announce funding of $2,286,790 for the Alice-Lane library in Baie-Comeau.

The project involves repair work to ensure the integrity and sustainability of the building, including the renovation of the roof and windows. Interior work will improve ventilation and lighting. Once completed, the project will provide users with a durable, quality space to benefit from the services offered by the library.

For this project, the Government of Canada is investing $1,143,395 through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure stream (CCRIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The Government of Quebec is also investing $1,143,395 through its programme Aide au développement des infrastructures culturelles (PADIC). The municipality of Baie-Comeau is contributing $980,053 to the project.