Quebec invests $3.3 million for a hotel in Kahnawake, as Indigenous economic forum continues – CTV News

Quebec invests $3.3 million for a hotel in Kahnawake, as Indigenous economic forum continues – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2021112 Views

November 26, 2021

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is investing $3.3 million for a hotel project in Kahnawake, the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) community on Montreal’s South Shore.

The minister responsible for Indigenous affairs, Ian Lafrenière, made the announcement on Friday in his opening remarks on the second day of the Great Economic Circle of Indigenous Peoples and Quebec.

The Great Circle, a networking event between Indigenous entrepreneurs, business people and provincial MNAs, aims to promote “the full participation of Indigenous Nations in our economy,” explained Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) Ghislain Picard on Thursday.

The AFNQL, which organized the event jointly with the provincial government, called on elected officials and entrepreneurs to make commitments in this regard.

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