News Item: $ 152,802 in financial assistance for trail clubs in the region for the 2016-2017 season
(Category: Pontiac News)
Posted by Marie Gionet
Friday 17 March 2017 - 19:21:59
Pontiac MNA André Fortin, on behalf of the Minister of Transportation, Sustainable Mobility and Electric Transportation, Laurent Lessard, announced funding to the tune of $ 152,802 for trail clubs in the area for the 2016-2017 season.
Braking it down, The Pontiac Snowmobile Association received almost $ 20,700, the Penguins Snowmobile Club $ 82,749 and the Club Quad du Pontiac, $ 49,365.
Wayne Venne from Penguins Snowmobile Club says that he is happy about having the government support. Mr. Venne speaks about the affect the snowmobile trail industry has on the region:
During the funding announcement the Pontiac Member of the national assembly spoke of the importance of the volunteers:
André Fortin also spoke about the government's support for development off-road vehicle practices in the Pontiac, which has proven to be an economic engine.
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