Ice skaters in front of the fortifications at Place D’Youville in Old Québec.


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

Overview of the region

The Quebec City region is an urban hub with many institutions of higher learning and knowledge, a dominant tertiary sector, SMEs operating in technology industries and a tourism sector that is of high economic importance to the region.

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

Québec–Chaudière-Appalaches Business Office

805, avenue Wilfrid-Laurier, bureau 201,
Québec (Québec) G1R 2L3
Phone number (toll free): 1-800-561-0633
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Intervention Strategies

Québec–Chaudière-Appalaches intervention strategy

Profile and priorities of Greater Quebec City, which extends from the Charlevoix to the Beauce regions

Success stories

Le Monastère des Augustines: Social innovation for the common good

Showcases historical heritage, in addition to offering a singular wellness experience.

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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