A transoceanic vessel docked in an industrial port under a dramatic sky.


We encourage the development of Côte-Nord business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses and organizations with their projects.

Overview of the region

Côte-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.

Our business office is open by appointment only. If you are a CED client, please contact your Advisor.

Côte-Nord Business Office

701, boulevard Laure, bureau 202B,
Sept-Îles (Québec) G4R 1X8
Phone number (toll free): 1-800-561-0633
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Targeted support for Quebec’s economically vulnerable RCMs

Part of the REGI program and the QEDP

A new approach to targeted support in Quebec's most economically vulnerable regional county municipalities (RCMs).

Intervention Strategies

Côte-Nord intervention strategy

Profile and priorities of the region that extends from Tadoussac to east of Blanc-Sablon, and includes Anticosti Island

Success stories

Major renovation project at the CIMM in Tadoussac

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.

Côte-Nord: bringing large projects to a vast territory

The Côte-Nord Business Office is led by the smallest regional team at CED – a close-knit team working within very diverse communities.

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.

Investissement Québec

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.

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