The NCC has undertaken rehabilitation work at Jacques-Cartier Park South, as the park was damaged following major events.

The restoration and cleanup of the park, which ensured that the park meets all public health and safety standards, required the full closure of the park.

Process and timeline

Spring 2020 (completed)

  • Excavation and levelling of the ground, and screening of the soil
  • Replacement of visible surfaces (lawn, paved paths, parking lot)
  • Repair of damaged infrastructure

Fall 2020 (completed)

  • Hydroseeding

Spring 2021 (completed)

  • Reopening of the Voyageurs Pathway in Jacques-Cartier Park South
  • Installation of fencing around lawn areas

Fall 2021 (completed)

  • Removal of fencing and complete reopening of the park

This project is part of the NCC’s major infrastructure projects made possible with the Government of Canada’s $52.4-million investment from the 2020 federal budget.