Bowman tourism organization receives $100,000 in financial assistance from CED.
BOWMAN QC, June 2, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Canadian Economic Development of the Regions of Quebec (CED)
Supporting the tourism industry contributes to economic development in Quebec regions. That is why Stefan Lozon, Member of Parliament for Argenteuil Small Nation and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Rural Economic Development, is announcing today a donation of $100,000 from CED for Bowman organization in the Outaouais region. This announcement is made on behalf of the Honorable Pascal Saint-Onge, Member of Parliament for Brom-Missiskoy, Minister for Sports and Minister in charge of CED.
This is the government Canada The assistance provided under the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will allow the organization to expand its tourism offering by adapting its product and adopting environmentally friendly practices.
In particular, CED’s support will allow La Base de plein-air Air-Eau-Bois to prepare the site, begin construction and install unique awnings, a toilet block and a kitchenette in the gazebo.
La Base de plein-air Air-Eau-Bois is an outdoor adventure destination that offers activities throughout the year. The organization is located in the Poisson Blanc Reservoir, a 25 km lake with nearly 80 islands. In addition to accommodation services, it has the infrastructure and equipment needed to host several outdoor activities.
The health crisis has hit the tourism sector hard, which is a key contributor to the Canadian economy. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the government Canada has taken various measures to help businesses affected by the effects of COVID-19. Launched in July 2021TRF was created specifically to help businesses and organizations in the tourism industry offer innovative products and services to visitors and prepare for the return of international travelers.
“I am delighted that in these times of transition our government is supporting the Outaouais tourism industry organizations. We must seize this opportunity to rethink the products, services and processes of this sector. This assistance will help La Base de plein-air Air ‑Water‑Bois become more innovative, environmentally friendly and competitive. By supporting the development of greener tourism, we ensure the prosperity of future generations.”
The Honorable Pascal Saint-Onge MP for Broma-Missiskoy, Minister for Sport and Minister in charge of CED
“The climate crisis remains one of the biggest challenges of our time. Therefore, it is important to encourage tourism enterprises and organizations to develop more environmentally friendly processes and products, as well as to strengthen their competitive advantages and future prospects. The La Base de plein-air Air-Eau-Bois project is part of this effort and our government is proud to…