City reconstruction projects for Lac-Mégantic

Determined to support the economic recovery and rebuilding of the town of Lac-Mégantic, the Agency has made it a priority to be there, for the short, medium and long term, to help the community in the aftermath of the rail accident that occurred July 6, 2013. The funding allocated under Component 1 – City reconstruction projects of the Economic Recovery Initiative for Lac-Mégantic (ERILM) is intended for projects aimed at restoring, improving or building public infrastructure.

For an overview of the main eligibility criteria, the type of activities that can be supported or the available funding, please consult the following information.


Designated community

  • Town of Lac-Mégantic

Eligible clientele

  • Town of Lac-Mégantic


Eligible activities

  • Recovery and reconstruction plans
  • Road infrastructure and urban planning
  • Recreational, cultural and tourism projects

Financial assistance

Authorized costs

  • Costs associated with the construction, restoration or improvement of municipally-owned public infrastructure

Non-eligible costs

  • Costs associated with recurrent operations and upkeep

Type of assistance

  • Non-repayable contribution
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