OREANDA-NEWS. August 24, 2016. The Government of Canada is proud to support projects which, like the one developed by the Corporation d'am?nagement r?cr?o-touristique de la Haute-Yamaska (CARTHY), contribute to the vitality and dynamism of the country’s regions and meet the demands expressed by key players in the communities and lead to tangible, lasting improvements to community and recreational infrastructures.

Mr. Pierre Breton, MP for Shefford, announced, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, that \\$369,643 in financial assistance has been awarded to CARTHY for the restoration of the Estriade cycling trail.

Resulting from the first merger of municipalities wishing to reclaim a railway in order to turn it into a cycling trail, CARTHY was formed as a non-profit organization in 1990. It is responsible for the development, management and animation programming of the former railway that crosses Granby, Shefford Township, Bromont and Waterloo.

The non-repayable contribution, awarded under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150), enabled the organization to rehabilitate the surface and drain the entire trail. The work also included rebuilding a 200-metre stretch, installing signs and putting up new markings.