LA BAIE, QUE. — The federal government has announced $33 million in funding for Quebec’s Saguenay Port through the National Trade Corridors Fund.
The project involves installing an electric conveyor to transport bulk materials between the industrial port zone and ships docked at the Grande-Anse Marine Terminal, stated a recent release.
“In addition to the environmental benefits and safety improvements, this project highlights our organization’s commitment to responsible development and growth,” stated Carl Laberge, president and CEO of Port of Saguenay, in a statement. “This investment clearly demonstrates the strategic role of the Saguenay Port Authority in the Canadian economy and we are very excited about the promising future of our exceptional site.”