We encourage the development of Côte-Nord business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses and organizations with their projects.
Overview of the regionCôte-Nord serves a territory whose economy is primarily based on large corporation mining production. The forestry, bio-food and tourism sectors also contribute to the region’s economic growth.
Profile and priorities of the region that extends from Tadoussac to east of Blanc-Sablon, and includes Anticosti Island
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GREMM expanded and modernized its museum exhibit, which now houses the largest collection of whale skeletons in North America.
The Côte-Nord Business Office is led by the smallest regional team at CED – a close-knit team working within very diverse communities.
Ancestral Indigenous art promoted around the world with the help of an enhanced marketing strategy
Our collaborators in the region
- Association touristique régionale de Manicouagan
- Centre d'expérimentation et de développement en forêt boréale (CEDFOB) (in French only)
- Coasters’ Association
- Commerce International Côte-Nord
- Corporation de développement économique de la région Port-Cartier (CDE)
- Développement économique Sept-Îles (in French only)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada
- Innovation et développement Manicouagan (CLD) (in French only)
- Institut technologique de maintenance industrielle (ITMI) (in French only)
- MRC de Caniapiscau (in French only)
- MRC de la Haute-Côte-Nord (in French only)
- MRC de Minganie (in French only)
- MRC de Sept-Rivières (in French only)
- MRC Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent
- Québec maritime
- SADC Côte-Nord
- SADC Haute-Côte-Nord (in French only)
- SADC Manicouagan (in French only)
- Tourisme Côte-Nord
Our collaborators in Quebec
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Provides professional services to businesses in all sectors. Supports businesses seeking financing as they start up and grow.
Canada Business Network
Provides access to government business programs, business tools, forms, and online services.
Export Development Canada (EDC)
Helps Canadian companies of all sizes succeed around the world.
Global Affairs Canada
Provides financial support and personalized advice to connect with potential foreign partners, pursue new business opportunities abroad and attract foreign investment to Canada.
Provides access to information from federal and provincial departments, as well as integrated information products and interactive tools for businesses across all sectors and at all stages of existence.
Supports SMEs, NPOs and businesses as they develop and seek financing.
Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation Québec (MEI)
Supports the development of the Quebec economy, innovation, and exports by ensuring coordination and joint action among the various stakeholders in the economic, scientific, social, and cultural fields.
National Research Council Canada (NRC)
Supports SMEs in validating and developing new products and procedures. Financial assistance is awarded after the project has been assessed by an industrial technology advisor.
Réseau des SADC et CAE du Québec
Contributes to community economic development by providing business services: access to funding, technical assistance, and support for local, youth and women entrepreneurship. The network includes 67 Sociétés d’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) and Centres d’aide aux entreprises (CAE) across Quebec.
Ressources Entreprises (in French only)
Offers professional support and specialized information services on all government and private programs and services for all entrepreneurs in the Est-du-Québec region.