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Quebec and Eno-Bissamet sign an agreement worth $45 million

Quebec and Eno-Bissamet sign an agreement worth $45 million

“This is a historic agreement,” said Marielle Vachon, president of Bissamet, before signing the agreement with Hydro-Quebec and Quebec, accompanied by the state company's CEO and Prime Minister François Legault, who were transported to the Innu community of Quebec. Haute Côte Nord on Thursday. According to the government, this is a big step forward in relations between the two countries.

Marielle Vachon said she was proud of the Prime Minister's visit to his community. This is the first time in recent yearsI argued.

Under this agreement, the community will receive about $45 million by 2030 to establish a social development fund.

The money to be paid to Bessamet will be used specifically for housing construction. This community, with a population of just over 2,000 people, only has about 1,000 housing units on its land, which is very few, according to leader Mariel Vachon.

Quebec also benefits from this issue. In fact, Pesamet must stop its $500 million lawsuit against the government.