787 chemin Principal, Grosse-Ile, QC G4T 6B5

Revitalization Plan for Entry Island

  1. PROJECT PLAN
    Goal
    Revitalize the social and economic community infrastructure
    on Entry Island through the conversion of
    the former school building into a multi functional
    community & tourism facility.
    B. Objectives
    • Identify development priorities
    • Prepare an operational plan
    • Secure resources
    C. Anticipated Results
    • Create partnerships & networks
    • Increase awareness of opportunities
    Prepare economic development plan. These were
    accomplished through:
    • CAMI management team
    • Entry Island Development Committee
    • Community Meetings on Entry Island
    • Partners Table – Iles de la Madelaine
  2. ACTIVITIES
    Completed
    School
    • transfer process from ESSB Approved, legal process almost complete

• Foundation repaired
• EPRT project approved for redesign & development of
interpretation program

Summer 2018 Program at the School
• Bathroom facilities for tourists
• Pilot project for camping on school grounds
• Culinary & crafts activities for tourists
Ferry Service
Seat on STQ committee to work for better schedule
• more frequency key to development efforts, both tourism
and community
• tourism services ‘on‐board’
• information on and reservations for EI activities/services
Excursions en mer
• Enhanced schedules to align with tourism activities
• “Land n’ Sea” tourist packages aligned with EI tourist
packages
• Cross‐promotion & sales
Municipal
• Recycling of old cars was started, to be continued
• Discussions on improving services

Next Steps
• Finalize school transfer & re‐design
• Application for and completion of school renovation project
• Agreements on improved ferry service
STQ & Excursions en mer
• Implement 2018 & 2019 summer programs
• Official opening and full service multifunctional community/
tourism centres for 2020