A coastal village and scenery on Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine on a beautiful sunny day.


We encourage the development of Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses and organizations with their projects.


Overview of the region

Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine serves a territory whose economy is mainly based on the fishery and tourism, but with some emerging enterprises in the wind energy and ICT sectors.

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

Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Business Office

120, rue de la Reine, 3e étage,
Gaspé (Québec) G4X 2S1
Phone number (toll free): 1-800-561-0633
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Intervention Strategies

Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine intervention strategy

Profile and economic priorities of the Îles-de-la-Madeleine archipelago and the Gaspé Peninsula

Success stories

Kuma Brakes: A company with the wind in its sails

Discover how a Gaspesian SME produces brakes for more than 50% of the wind turbines in North America

Pit Caribou: Drafting up business near Rocher Percé

This Gaspésie microbrewery has successfully set out to conquer the craft beer market.

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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