Public Transport gets boost
OrfordMNA and the president of the Commission des transports et de l’environnement, Pierre Reid, announced a grant of $100,000 for the Memphremagog MRC to pursue public transport initiatives.
This grant comes from the Programme d’aide gouvernementale a l’amelioration des services en transport collectif and is aimed at the development of public transport in rural and urban settings and to the promotion of alternative forms of transport to the car.
“The government supports the MRC Memphremagog in its efforts to furnish public transport to the population. The grant announced today recognizes equally the mobilisation of the community and the participation of numerous volunteers to put in place a durable solution to the needs expressed by the population of Memphremagog,” commented Mr. Reid.
Dozensof community and institutional anglophone leaders gathered Monday morning to demand significant changes
More than three dozen groups, including some regional associations that viewed the press conference live online, supported the brief presented by the Quebec Community Groups Network to the National Assembly’s Committee on Health and Social Services on October 30. More groups, including school boards and community associations, a community statement decrying the proposed legislation.
Supported by a petition that has been signed by more than 7000 Quebecers at a website bill10.com, where the brief is also available. The groups said that Health must take the time to look at all the potential side the vitality and identity of Quebec’s English-speaking community.
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