Thursday, 14/11/2019 | 5:39 UTC+0
Libyan Newswire

Governments of Canada and New Brunswick invest in Expansion Dieppe Inc.

Investments support the expansion of the Dieppe Industrial Park

April 17, 2015 – Dieppe, NB – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

Phase 2 of the expansion of the Dieppe Industrial Park is a step closer to completion, thanks to investments by the Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick.

Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency); the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Shediac Bay-Dieppe; and the Honourable Roger Melanson, Minister of Finance, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Dieppe; joined Expansion Dieppe Inc. officials today to make the announcement.

The funding will assist with the costs of engineering plans, designs and specifications including quotes for the construction budget for the Phase 2 expansion of the Dieppe Industrial Park.

The federal and provincial governments are each contributing $250,000 towards the project.

Quick Facts:

  • Phase 2 includes the extension of Aviation Avenue south of the TransCanada Highway, which will provide approximately 100 acres of land for commercial or industrial development.
  • The Government of Canada’s investment is made possible through ACOA’s Business Development Program.
  • Expansion Dieppe is the City of Dieppe’s land development agency. Its goal is to ensure that land development in Dieppe occurs in a timely and efficient manner by providing vital information, seeking partnerships and acting as a facilitator for property development and investments through advice, expertise, support and strategic site data.

Quotes:

“Our Government’s investment in Expansion Dieppe Inc. will help the organization move forward with plans for the expansion of the Dieppe Industrial Park. The extension of Aviation Avenue will create greater business and economic growth opportunities for Dieppe and the surrounding area.”

-          Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (ACOA)

“Job creation is our focus in New Brunswick. Our government is investing in the expansion of the Dieppe Industrial Park to foster the right conditions for economic growth and job creation in the region and in the province.”

–    The Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Shediac Bay-Dieppe

“We are very pleased with the federal and provincial governments’ contribution to the expansion plans for Dieppe Industrial Park. The plans for the construction of phase 2 demonstrate how this section of the city is teeming with activity. The sale of lots in phase 1, completed in 2010‑2011, was successful, with more than 80 per cent of lots sold or under negotiation. Planning for phase 2 will allow us to have more lots ready to accommodate the investments of entrepreneurs’ in order to pursue our goal of a thriving, sustained and diversified economy in our municipality.”

            – Yvon Lapierre, Mayor of Dieppe

Associated Links: 

Contacts:

Kelsie Corey
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Rob Moore
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
613-941-7241

Paul CJ LeBlanc
Senior Communications Officer
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
506-452-3310

Sylvie Adsett
Executive Assistant and Project Coordinator
Expansion Dieppe Inc.
506-877-7851

Bruce Macfarlane
Director of Communications
Regional Economic Development/Health
506-444-4583

-->

POST YOUR COMMENTS