Québec is injecting $ 8.2 million to help carriers long distance bus whose activities have been severely affected by the confinement put in place to combat the pandemic of COVID-19.
They will be able to benefit from the emergency assistance Program at the interurban transport by bus announced on Wednesday by the minister François Bonnardel.
These amounts must first be able to restart the main links long-distance bus have been suspended for the containment, then the regional interconnections side, said his firm by way of a press release on Wednesday.
This program will be in effect until October 16, 2020.
“The interurban transport is essential to the opening up of remote communities as well as the economic dynamism of our regions. Your government is in action and has responded to the call of the carriers long-distance bus in swiftly a emergency assistance program in place,” said François Bonnardel.
A grouping of carriers long distance by bus had been a output at the beginning of June to claim the aid of Québec in order to survive the crisis of the COVID-19.