New investment for work on the James Bay Road

The government of Québec has announced today a new $69.2 million investment for work on the James Bay Road. You can find more information in the press release available here :

“The James Bay Road is a strategic asset in that it facilitates access to local and Aboriginal communities and to forestry, mining and energy resources. In addition, in the current context, the work will certainly be a stimulus for the regional economy.”

– Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord Region

“This continued investment is synonymous with economic development, preservation of the territory and improvement of safety for all users. Infrastructure conceived of with these fundamental objectives that unite the interests of all is a benefit to all.”

– Dr. Abel Bosum, Grand Chief, Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)