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Death of Joyce Echaquan

November 10, 2020

Québec Government – is investing $3.1M in Joliette “to enable the relocation and enlargement of the Centre d’amitié autochtone de Lanaudière (CAAL), an Indigenous community organization founded in 2001. Its mission is to improve the living conditions of Indigenous people living in or passing through the Joliette region by providing a number of support services, assistance and information through programs specially designed for Indigenous families.” The Centre will provide:

  • Consultation offices and a community room and kitchen;
  • Spaces to promote Indigenous history, arts and cultures;
  • Spaces for social economy activities;
  • Spaces that can be shared with partners;
  • Rooms dedicated to the CAAL’s Mirerimowin clinic;
  • A residential annex
  • An early childhood centre (CPE), a child-minding service and a playroom;
  • Administrative offices