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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Funding and support for SMEs and economic non-profit organizations (NPOs) in all regions of Quebec


Accelerating the green transition: CED supports SMEs and organizations that take action.
Discover CED's new commitments to encourage the adoption of more sustainable business models.

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Business Information Services

Tailored referrals and market data for future entrepreneurs and small businesses.

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Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Business Office: Propelling economic development forward in the region

The team at the CED's Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Business Office is contributing to economic development in this region where natural resources rhyme with tourism and industrial development.

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Camerises Mistouk: From field to museum

Find out how this family-run business based in Lac-Saint-Jean became the largest producer of haskap berries in Quebec.

Martin and Valérie, two long-standing Exprolink employees, stand in front of a freshly assembled Madvac vehicle, smiling with camaraderie

Exprolink: Converting traditional vehicles into electric vehicles

With CED's help, Exprolink is on its way to electrifying its entire fleet of light utility vehicles.

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ChatGPT: How will it impact the labour market?

Discover the potential effects of accelerated artificial intelligence (AI) development on the economy.

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Cyber security: protecting your organization’s future

Taking steps to grow our organizations and help maintain confidence in the security of our strategic data.


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The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada


The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada

Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

Annie Koutrakis, Parliamentary Secretary

Parliamentary Secretary

Annie Koutrakis

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

Sony Perron


Sony Perron

Deputy Minister/President

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