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Prime Minister Announces $33 Million Federal Investment for Community Infrastructure in Montréal

Montréal, Quebec — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a significant federal investment of over $33 million aimed at enhancing community infrastructure in Montréal. This investment, part of the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program, will support the development of three state-of-the-art, accessible, and environmentally friendly community projects.

Project Highlights

  1. Parc-Extension Recreation and Community Centre:
    • Location: Parc-Extension
    • Features: Built to carbon-neutral standards, ensuring energy efficiency.
    • Purpose: Provide a modern space for community activities and events.
  2. Saint-Michel Community House:
    • Location: Saint-Michel
    • Features: Constructed with a focus on sustainability and accessibility.
    • Purpose: Serve as a central hub for local gatherings and community programs.
  3. Afrique au Féminin Organization Facility:
    • Location: Parc-Extension
    • Features: Renovation of the future premises to create an inclusive environment.
    • Purpose: Support the organization’s mission to empower women in the community.

These projects underscore the government’s commitment to fostering community spaces that are both green and inclusive. They will provide new venues for residents to connect, celebrate, and thrive.

Broader Impact

This latest investment adds to the federal government’s substantial support for community infrastructure across Canada, bringing the total to over $1.1 billion through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program. These initiatives are designed to improve the quality of life for Canadians by:

  • Enhancing the places where people work, learn, and socialize.
  • Cutting pollution and reducing energy costs through sustainable building practices.
  • Supporting local economies by creating jobs and stimulating growth.


“Today’s announcement is great news for the people of Montréal. Our government is fast-tracking housing construction and investing in modern and sustainable infrastructure right across the country. With the projects announced today, communities will have the vibrant spaces they deserve – spaces where people living in Papineau and its surrounding neighbourhoods can come together, celebrate special occasions, and reach their full potential.”

— The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

This investment aligns with the government’s vision of building a better, fairer future for all Canadians by strengthening the fabric of our communities and promoting environmental sustainability.

Alwin Marshall-Squire

Alwin Marshall-Squire is the Editor-in-Chief of GTA Today and serves as the Parliament Hill Reporter covering Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet. With a commitment to accurate and timely news coverage, Marshall-Squire brings depth and insight to the forefront of Canadian journalism. For feedback, reach out at

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