An envelope of more than $35 million for the 30th anniversary of the Pays de la Sagouine

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An envelope of more than $35M for the 30th anniversary of the Pays de la Sagouine

Canada's Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Dominic LeBlanc, on Saturday, at the 30th anniversary of the Pays de la Sagouine, in Bouctouche, New -Brunswick.

Ottawa and New Brunswick announce joint funding of more than $35.2 million to modernize infrastructure in Pays de la Sagouine. This Acadian tourist attraction is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

It is within the framework of these festivities that the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities of Canada, Dominic LeBlanc, went to the Viola-Léger restaurant-theatre, in Bouctouche, on Saturday.

His government is spending more than $21.1 million on this infrastructure project. New Brunswick's envelope amounts to more than $14 million.

Dominic LeBlanc says this investment will propel the Acadian tourist destination into a new phase. its development and enable it to continue to be a premier cultural destination for the next 30 years.

The envelope will finance several projects in the Pays de la Sagouine. Buildings will be constructed on the mainland, as will a new footbridge to get to Île-aux-Puces and a new interpretation building.

Puces Island, in the Pays de la Sagouine, is located in Bouctouche.

The project also includes a wooden promenade with a gazebo and a patio with kiosks, the development of a thematic play area for children and a space reserved for the production of shows on earth. closes.

A new trail will also provide a nocturnal experience for visitors.

The work in the Pays de la Sagouine must take place over a period three years.

They will further showcase the beauty of Antonine Maillet's work, said New Brunswick Minister of Local Government and Local Governance Reform, Daniel Allain. Our announcement today demonstrates a strong commitment to preserving and showcasing the province's natural and cultural history.

Acadian novelist and playwright Antonine Maillet was also present during the July 23 festivities in Bouctouche.

The Pays de la Sagouine has been preparing for this major project for two years.

The Pays de la Sagouine is ready to move on in the next step, transforming itself from a cultural and tourist site to a destination, explains the president of the board of directors, May Maillet.

The administration aims, among other things, to see an increase in longer stays by its visitors.

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