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 Newsletter #13

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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Here are the latest news from Cruise the Saint-Lawrence:

Reaping the benefits of transformational investments!
 Reaping the benefits of transformational investments! The year 2008 undoubtedly ranked as a major turning point in the history of cruise market development in Québec with the announcement by Ministry of Tourism officials of the drawing up and adoption of the Strategy for the Sustainable Development and Promotion of International Cruiseshipping on the Saint Lawrence River. Along with the strategy came the promise of investment of the order of $52.5 million over five years. Inspired by provincial ministry action, Economic Development Canada did not hesitate to support the initiative with a budget envelope of $70 million, provided that the communities involved were prepared to commit the equivalent of a third of total government contributions—which is to say an amount of $47.8 million—to the development of international calibre port of call installations. Thanks to the aggregate investment of $170.3 million, major transformations are under way at ports of call along the Saint Lawrence.
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Winds of change blowing over Îles de la Madeleine!
Winds of change blowing over Îles de la Madeleine! The landscape of this island group is dotted with brightly coloured houses, beaches which appear to stretch as far as the eye can see and red-coloured cliffs which inspire visitors with a mix of enthusiasm, fascination and thirst to discover what these unique surroundings have to offer.
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Yolaine Masse: Enthusiasm in abundance!
Yolaine Masse: Enthusiasm in abundance! To take the chill off the depths of winter, we propose a heartwarming interview with the new general manager of Tourism Trois-Rivières, Yolaine Masse.
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Old prison of Trois-Rivières
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Musée de la civilisation
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Hop-on / hop off Tourist bus
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Grande Basque Island
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Sightseeing by rail
3R - Chemin du Roy maison 7Iles - Clarke city beach BC - Monument Mc Cormick Mingan Archipelago MTL - Festival 2

Cruise the Saint Lawrence Association
84 rue St-Germain Est, suite 206
Rimouski (Quebec) CANADA G5L 1A6
Telephone : 418 725-0135
Fax : 418 724-7238
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