27 Results for Government of Quebec

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced that the Société de transport de Laval (STL) will move forward with the procurement of 10 fully electric, 40-foot long buses with the intention of establishing its first line of entirely electric buses by the year 2020. "I am pleased to see…

August 20, 2018 @ 9:54am

Representatives from the governments of Canada and Quebec took part in a groundbreaking event to officially mark the start of work to widen and repair the Henri‑IV Highway between Charest Highway and Chauveau Avenue in Quebec City. “I am delighted to mark this important chapter for the Henri‑IV Highway, which…

August 08, 2018 @ 12:27pm

The governments of Canada and Quebec confirmed their commitment to investing $468 million in Highway 389 improvements between Baie-Comeau and Fermont. "We are proud to announce funding for Highway 389, a key transportation corridor in Northern Quebec,” said Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue. “This rehabilitation work will greatly improve…

July 30, 2018 @ 8:26am

The Canadian and Quebec governments announced the signing of a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $7.5 billion in federal funding over the next decade for infrastructure projects in Quebec. These projects will be cost-shared with the Quebec government, municipalities, and other partners. "Over the next decade, public investment…

July 04, 2018 @ 11:03am

The Government of Quebec has adopted the Bill 186 regarding the acquisition of additional cars for the Montreal metro. The Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transportation Electrification, André Fortin, welcomed this significant step that will allow the Montreal Transit Corporation (STM) modify its contract with the Bombardier Alstom Consortium…

June 12, 2018 @ 9:54am

The Government of Quebec is moving forward with the implementation of the SRB Pie-IX project of the Metropolitan Regional Transit Authority (ARTM). Work will begin this fall. "With the completion of the SRB Pie-IX and the extension of the blue line announced a few weeks ago, the Québec government is…

June 12, 2018 @ 9:37am

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment of over $820 million for 26 projects being carried out by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. The Government of Canada will provide more than $453 million for these projects and the Government…

June 05, 2018 @ 8:49am

In an effort to increase the capacity of teaching and research spaces, the Government of Québec is investing $93.5 million in HEC Montréal to build a building in downtown Montreal. The total cost of the project is estimated at $183.1 million. HEC Montréal is the graduate business school of the…

June 01, 2018 @ 8:28am

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is welcoming the Québec government’s decision to adopt special legislation that will pave the way to the acquisition of new AZUR trains. In recent months, the Québec government has asked the STM to study scenarios for replacing its MR73 métro cars. As replacing…

May 18, 2018 @ 8:46am

The Government of Canada has announced that it will fund 60 per cent of the construction costs for the Lac-Mégantic bypass. The Government of Quebec will fund the other 40 per cent. The 12.8 kilometre route was selected based on a feasibility study managed by the municipality of Lac-Mégantic. The…

May 11, 2018 @ 9:42am

Minister of Health and Social Services Gaétan Barrette has confirmed that the major redevelopment project of the Jewish General Hospital is included in the Plan québécois des infrastructures (PQI) as a "project under study". "The fourth phase of this project is the essential complement to optimize the use and benefits…

May 07, 2018 @ 10:41am

The Government of Quebec has added Phase 1 of the Emergency and Expansion Project for the Emergency and Care Units at Pierre Boucher Hospital in Longueuil to the Plan québécois infrastructure (PQI), listing it as a "project under study." "This part of the project aims to modernize the hospital's service…

April 27, 2018 @ 9:05am

The Government of Quebec is investing $100 million to make eco-friendly educational institutions. This financial assistance is part of the 2013-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change, funded by the Green Fund. “The government needs to set an example by helping to reduce emissions from its own institutions and operations,” said…

April 27, 2018 @ 8:30am

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced investments to prepare the business case and the elements necessary to move forward with the next step towards completion of the Anjou extension of Montréal Metro’s Blue Line. The governments of Canada and Quebec will invest $16 million, respectively, to develop the…

April 09, 2018 @ 1:26pm

The Government of Canada, along with the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, have announced the first public-private partnership aimed at increasing economic growth driven by 5G technology. This $400-million project will secure over 4,000 jobs, including 1,800 specialized 5G jobs, over the next five years, leading to new innovations in…

March 19, 2018 @ 10:41am

Representatives from the governments of Canada and Quebec have announced funding for Quebec for Phase II of the Highway 410 extension in Sherbrooke. The Government of Canada is contributing up to $37.2 million of the over $75-million (estimated) project cost. The remaining costs will be covered by the Government of…

March 16, 2018 @ 8:40am

The National Assembly of Quebec has passed Bill 137 on the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM). The purpose of this legislation is to promote the rapid implementation of the REM, which is the most important public transit project since the creation of the Montréal metro in 1967. “The REM project will…

September 29, 2017 @ 6:51am

The Government of Québec will invest $330 million in the construction of an underground garage for subway trains at the Côte-Vertu station. This garage will replace the first-generation metro cars, and respond to increased traffic and other needs, including a future extension of the Blue Line. The Montreal Transit Corporation…

August 28, 2017 @ 7:12am

The Government of Quebec has announced the official opening of the new section of Highway 70 linking Chicoutimi to La Grande-Anse Road in La Baie. The completion of the extension of this highway will require a total investment of nearly $ 120 million from the Government of Quebec. "The citizens of Saguenay and Lac-Saint-Jean will be able…

August 02, 2017 @ 6:48am

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) commended Boralex, Gaz Métro and Hydro-Québec for their submission of a proposal in response to a call for tenders issued by Massachusetts utilities in an effort to supply the state with an additional 9.45 TWh of clean energy by 2022. The proposal outlines a…

July 28, 2017 @ 6:54am

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment of over $59.6 million for 32 projects for Quebec City's Réseau de transport de la Capitale, under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. The Government of Canada will invest over $33.1 million in these projects, and the Government of Quebec will…

July 20, 2017 @ 8:44am

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.…

July 18, 2017 @ 7:17am

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…

July 18, 2017 @ 7:04am

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…

July 12, 2017 @ 7:16am

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…

July 11, 2017 @ 6:48am

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…

July 11, 2017 @ 6:42am

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…

May 31, 2017 @ 6:48am