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The following news present significant events from the past four weeks that may affect the supply and demand in the labour force in Québec.

The Centre de services scolaire Marie-Victorin began work to expand the École internationale Lucille-Teasdale in Brossard. The $46.5M project is being fully funded by Quebec, which will be complete by the 2026 school year and will help the school accommodate 500 additional students.

The Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de la métallurgie du Québec estimates that there are around 18,000 vacant positions in this sector

TELUS, a telecommunications company, is investing $6.6M in adding 10 wireless sites on the North Shore. Additionally, the Government of Quebec is investing $6.8M, and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is investing $5.5M in the project.

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  • Information and cultural industries
  • Added on 2024-07-02
  • Côte-Nord Region, QC

The Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Richmond, and its counterpart in Johnson, are organizations that support adults under the age of 35. These organizations received just over $2.2M from the Government of Quebec.

The Municipalité de Pointe-à-la-Croix is investing $8.2M in building a town hall and fire station thanks to $7.4M in funding from the Government of Quebec. The project is scheduled to be complete in July 2025.

  • Other type of event
  • Public administration
  • Added on 2024-06-10
  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region, QC

The École primaire du Boisé-des-Prés, a new Lab-École in Rimouski, will open in September 2024 following a $44M investment. Around 60 jobs were created as a result.

Le Maurice, a boutique hotel in Québec, resumed operations after being closed for two years. The restaurant and bar facilities were renovated to include a hotel section with 24 rooms. Nearly 80 jobs were created as a result of the hotel reopening.

  • Job creation
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Added on 2024-06-28
  • Capitale-Nationale Region, QC

The Ville d’Amqui is investing $4.1M in building a new town hall. LFG Construction, a general contractor in Carleton-sur-Mer, is responsible for the project, which should be complete by June 2025.

The Regroupement incendie Mitis Est began construction on a fire station in Price. Kamco Construction from La Pocatière is carrying out the project valued at over $4M. The project is mainly funded by the Government of Quebec, and it will be complete at the end of 2024.

Hydro-Québec is investing in constructing wind turbine facilities in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. A project implementation agreement valued at $9B was reached between the regional county municipality and two Indigenous communities.

  • Green jobs Other type of event
  • Construction
  • Added on 2024-07-03
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region, QC

CONCREA, a general construction contractor, is constructing a 230-unit residential building named Le Vital in Lévis. The project was developed in collaboration with the Université du Québec à Rimouski. The project is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2025.

Manac, a semi-trailer manufacturer, received $70M in funding from the Government of Quebec to expand and modernize its facility in Saint-Georges. The company will also use the investment to create sales and service centres. The project cost is valued at over $170M.

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  • Construction
  • Added on 2024-06-29
  • Chaudière-Appalaches Region, QC

Rio Tinto, an aluminum producer, is investing $375M in building a green aluminum production facility in Saguenay. The Government of Quebec is contributing $140M to this pilot project, which is scheduled to begin production in 2027.

  • Green jobs Other type of event
  • Construction
  • Added on 2024-06-28
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region, QC

The Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Rivière-du-Nord received $2.7M from the Government of Quebec to fund its Territoire laboratoire en transport innovant project. The project is aimed at fostering the development of advanced transportation.

  • Green jobs Other type of event
  • Transportation and warehousing
  • Added on 2024-06-19
  • Laurentides Region, QC

LIVE immobilier began construction on the Relief Nord project in Sainte-Adèle. The project will include 250 apartments built over the next five years. The first units should be complete in the summer of 2025.

A ten-storey real estate project with 160 apartments will be built in Saint-Jérôme. The building will include retail space, parking for cars and bicycles, and a pedestrian walkway.

Umano Medical, a medical equipment manufacturer in L’Islet, invested over $115M in its facilities and product development thanks to $40M in funding from the Government of Quebec. This project will create over 200 jobs.

The Municipalité de Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides received over $2.4M in funding from the Government of Quebec to upgrade its water supply, wastewater, and rain water systems.

The Ville de Sept-Îles is receiving $20M from the Government of Quebec for its future arena, which has an estimated total cost of $56.6M. The project could start in the spring of 2025 and be complete in the fall of 2026.

Maxi, a supermarket brand, opened a new store in Forestville on June 27. A $5.4M project is underway to replace some equipment. The store will be officially inaugurated in November.

The Ville de Fermont is receiving just over $1M from the Government of Quebec to repair its outdoor sports facilities

Aluminerie Alouette completed refurbishing its anode baking furnaces at its plant in Sept-Îles. The total project cost is valued at $170M.

Héberge du Grand Héron, a community organization, inaugurated its building of the same name in Sorel-Tracy. The building is valued at over $5M and will include 14 apartments for young adults with mental health issues.

  • Other type of event
  • Health care and social assistance
  • Added on 2024-06-27
  • Montérégie Region, QC

The Cégep de Baie-Comeau is receiving just over $1.3M from the Government of Quebec to add synthetic surfacing on its athletics track

The Government of Quebec is investing $16M in creating a buffer zone between the Horne Smelter and residents in the Notre-Dame neighbourhood in Rouyn-Noranda. The provincial government will use the investment to compensate displaced residents.

  • Other type of event
  • Real estate and rental and leasing
  • Added on 2024-07-03
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region, QC

Groupe Désourdy, a contractor, began construction on the future construction waste sorting centre in Bromont. The $17.5M project is being funded by various partners, including the Government of Quebec. The sorting centre will be operational in late 2024.

  • Green jobs Other type of event
  • Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
  • Added on 2024-07-04
  • Estrie Region, QC

The Ville d’Amqui is investing $2.4M in redeveloping its sports complex. LFG Construction, a general contractor based in Carleton-sur-Mer, is carrying out the project. The project is expected to be mostly complete by October 2024.

East West Manufacturing, an American company that manufactures electronic parts, will close its factory in Granby, resulting in the loss of over 71 jobs

Station Agro-biotech, an agri-food company, received over $10.5M from the Government of Quebec and Investissement Québec to expand its facilities in Saint-Hyacinthe. The total project cost is valued at over $30M.

Carbonleo, a real estate developer, is investing $20M in developing green spaces and a pedestrian park on Lumières Avenue at the Quartier DIX30 shopping centre in Brossard. The project began in May and should be complete this fall.

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  • Week of 2024-06-24 to 2024-06-28
    • The Ville de Dolbeau-Mistassini received $5M in provincial funding to build water systems in a section of the town. Construction, which is estimated at over $9M, has begun. The project will be finished by the spring of 2025.

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    • Cloriacité Développement, a real estate developer, began construction on Cloria Lévis, a residential building with 166 apartments in Lévis. The total construction cost is estimated at $50M, and the delivery is scheduled for the fall of 2025.

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    • École l'Odyssée, a secondary school in Valcourt, has begun work to rehabilitate buildings and upgrade its heating, ventilation and air- conditioning systems. The total cost of the project is estimated at approximately $7M.

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    • Machinex, a sorting and recycling equipment company, opened its new daycare centre called Les petits M in Plessisville. The project cost more than $4.3M. The centre currently has 19 employees, and it plans on hiring two more people.

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    • Univers Enchanté, a new daycare centre on Saint-Joseph Boulevard in Drummondville, will open soon with 80 new spots to meet the strong demand for daycare spots in the region

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    • The Centre de services scolaire du Val-des-Cerfs has started building sports facilities at École secondaire Joseph-Hermas-Leclerc in Granby. The Government of Quebec is contributing $5M towards the $7.3M investment.

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    • The Centre de santé et des services sociaux du Granit in Lac-Mégantic is carrying out work of just over $3.2M to upgrade its heating, ventilation and air- conditioning systems. The project is expected to be finished by the spring of 2025.

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    • The Ville de Granby received a grant of around $1.3M to set up bike paths as part of an initiative to promote active mobility

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    • The Centre de services scolaire des Sommets began work to upgrade the Arc-en-Ciel elementary school in Saint-François-Xavier-de-Brompton. The Government of Quebec is funding the investment of around $14M.

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    • The Hôpital de Gaspé received $6M from the Government of Quebec to redevelop its hemodialysis unit. The project will be finished by the winter of 2025.

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    • Miralis, a cabinet manufacturer, inaugurated its two plants in Saint-Anaclet-de-Lessard and Québec following a $45M investment. The project will help the company hire about 30 employees, who will join nearly 300 existing employees

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    • Miralis, a cabinet manufacturer, inaugurated its two plants in Saint-Anaclet-de-Lessard and Québec following a $45M investment. The project will help the company hire about 30 employees, who will join nearly 300 existing employees

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce received more than $5M in funding from the Government of Quebec to carry out work on its water systems

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-David-de-Falardeau received over $2.3M in provincial funding for a renovation project at its town hall. The renovation is estimated at $3.5M. The project should begin soon and be finished by November.

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    • Over a five year period, the Government of Canada will grant $15.8M to economic development aid agencies in the Chaudière-Appalaches region to develop financial tools to support businesses in the area

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    • In the near future, the Centre de services scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe should begin an expansion on the Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix school in Saint-Simon. ARRI Construction from Saint-Hyacinthe will be in charge of the project, which was estimated at just under $10M.

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    • In the near future, the Port of Sept-Îles will begin construction on a pavilion to welcome cruise passengers. The $6.9M project should be completed by the spring of 2025.

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    • Groupe Boisaco, a forestry cooperative, will close its sawmill in Sacré-Coeur temporarily from July 11 to August 10

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    • Groupe Mécamobile, a brand that includes seven repair garages, inaugurated its headquarters, which were renovated at a cost of $4M, in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. The company currently has 150 employees.

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    • The Ville de Châteauguay inaugurated the site of its future indoor aquatic complex. The three levels of government are funding the $31M project, which should be finished by the fall of 2025.

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    • Chez-nous solidaire, a social agency, began construction on a 19-unit complex that will house people with an intellectual disability in Mercier. The three levels of government are funding the project of around $9.3M.

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    • The Aéroport régional de Val-D'Or is receiving more than $8M from Transport Canada to repair a taxiway and upgrade some of its facilities

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    • The Val-D'Or Native Friendship Centre has begun construction on the Anwatan-Miguam project, which will include 23 social housing units. The $12M project, which is being funded by the governments of Quebec and Canada, should be finished by October of 2025.

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    • Besoin d'aide 24/7, a community organization, inaugurated its crisis centre in Malartic. The building cost $3M and has nine rooms.

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    • Varennes Carbon Recycling, which will produce biomethanol and green hydrogen, is building its plant near Varennes. The project of more than $1.3B is being funded in part by the governments of Quebec and Canada and should be finished in late 2025.

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    • Rise Baking Company, an American pastry company, permanently closed the former Pâtisserie Gaudet plant in Acton Vale

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    • Caisse Desjardins will close its service centre in Saint-Liboire on July 12

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance Passe-Lacets, a daycare centre in Saint-Prosper, will have 52 new spots by the end of the year. RCM Modulaire, a construction company, will build the prefabricated facility, and it will be funded by the Government of Quebec.

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    • A developer funded the rehabilitation of the Shipshaw marina in Saguenay. The investment made it possible for the facility to resume operations after a four-year shutdown and created around 15 jobs.

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    • The ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable began the second of three phases of repairs on the Radisson bridge in Trois-Rivières. The overall project is valued at $4.9M.

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Sébastien received more than $4.6M in grants from the Government of Quebec to carry out work on its municipal water infrastructure

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    • The Société de développement social, a social service organization in Montréal, will welcome 50 people experiencing homelessness in mid-August in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough's first shelter called the Centre Bois-de-Boulogne

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    • The Old Brewery Mission, a resource for homeless individuals, inaugurated a 24-unit community housing project for homeless men in Montréal. The federal and provincial governments invested $14.5M in the site, which is called Au pied de la Montagne.

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    • The Ville de Montréal received $115M from the federal and provincial governments for the next two years to develop 51 housing projects that will accommodate 521 people experiencing homelessness

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Laval will be welcoming students to its newly-built École secondaire de la Croisée this fall

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    • Pharmaprix, a Canadian pharmacy chain, opened a location in the CF Carrefour Laval mall after making a multi-million dollar investment. The new location has 35 employees.

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    • Réseau MAclinique and the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Nord-de-l'Île-de-Montréal have broken ground on an institutional residence with more than 195 rooms in Montréal-Nord.

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    • In partnership with the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ, the Réseau MAclinique, which includes public medical clinics, started construction on the Sault-au-Récollet medical complex in Montréal-Nord. The complex will open in the spring of 2025.

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  • Week of 2024-06-17 to 2024-06-21
    • The provincial government invested $14.5M in setting up new offices in Montréal for Investissement Québec, its economic development agency

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    • The Quadrek Group, a real estate developer, began the 122-unit apartment project called Le Carré des Légendes. The project includes seven buildings that will be in the Saint-Luc area of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The total project cost is valued at $60M.

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    • The Ville de Contrecœur received nearly $4.5M from the Government of Quebec to build a fire station. The total project cost is valued at nearly $14M.

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    • The Ville de Salaberry-de-Valleyfield began bank stabilization work on Baie-Saint-François. The project, which will be carried out in several phases, is valued at over $18M. Pronex Excavation, a company from Lachute, is carrying out the project.

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    • The Ville de Baie-Comeau inaugurated the public square, built at a cost of $2.7M, in the Mingan area

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    • Hôtel Le Manoir in Baie-Comeau received $5M from the Government of Quebec to expand and rebuild part of its infrastructure, as well as create a site design

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    • The Ville de Val-D’Or officially opened the Château-d’Eau park in the Sullivan area. The project, valued at over $1M, included the installation of a pump track, a climbing wall, playground, and picnic area.

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    • The Fédération régionale des OSBL d’habitation de la Montérégie et de l’Estrie inaugurated KWÉ 55, a 31-unit apartment project for people at risk of homelessness in Châteauguay. The governments of Quebec and Canada invested around $7.5M in the project.

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    • The Ville de Vaudreuil-Dorion officially opened its new fire station, which was built at a cost of nearly $15M. Just under half of the project cost was funded by the Government of Quebec.

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    • Complexe Océania, a water park in Beloeil, is scheduled to open soon. The $20M project received funding from the Government of Quebec, which should create 125 full-time jobs once complete.

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    • Shango, a multinational company in the mining industry, is proceeding with building its ball milling plant in Port-Cartier. Ultimately, the project is expected to create 75 to 100 jobs.

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    • The Hôpital de Vaudreuil-Dorion is looking to hire 4,800 new employees. The hospital is scheduled to open by the end of 2026.

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    • ArcelorMittal, a mining company, is investing $200M in its plant in Port-Cartier, which will produce high-purity iron that will reduce carbon emissions when used

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    • Axeo Immobilier, a developer, along with Corsim and Groupe Farand, two builders, began construction on the Néolia Cité Verte project in Pincourt. The first phase of construction is expected to be complete at the end of 2025 and will include 103 apartments.

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    • The Hôpital Pierre-Boucher in Longueuil closed its laundry service, leading to the loss of 15 jobs

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    • The Hôpital de Chicoutimi awarded five contracts valued at a total of $20M for its future parking garage. Of these contracts, four were awarded to local companies that will carry out the project.

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    • La Matanie regional county municipality (RCM) inaugurated its new public market located on Phare Ouest Avenue in Matane, following a $2.3M investment

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    • The Ville de Rimouski is receiving nearly $15M in provincial funding from the Government of Quebec to combat coastal erosion. The project will be ongoing until March 2027.

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    • Four municipalities in Matane-Matapédia are receiving $45.5M in provincial funding from the Government of Quebec to combat coastal erosion. The project will be ongoing until 2027.

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    • Sitec Amérique du Nord Inc., a mining company, is investing $2M in expanding its infrastructure in Saint-Urbain. The start-up is scheduled for September, and there will be vacancies.

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    • Super C, a supermarket chain, is opening a store in Sainte-Claire following an investment of over $5M. Nearly 50 jobs were created, which brings the total number of employees to almost 100.

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    • Groupe Medway, a real estate developer, is investing $150M in building a residential and medical complex in Lévis, which will have 289 housing units. The project began in June, and it will be complete in the spring of 2025.

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    • Rio Tinto, an aluminum producer, is investing $226M in restoring equipment and carrying out viability studies at its Grande-Baie plant in Saguenay. The project, which will be carried out in 2025 and 2026, will require nearly 185 workers.

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    • The municipalities in the Gatineau Valley are looking to fill municipal inspector positions

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    • The Parallèle de l’habitation sociale, an affordable housing development organization, received over $27M in provincial funding to build 134 housing units in Sherbrooke. The construction project, valued at over $69M, will begin in August.

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    • The Ville de Bedford is receiving $5.2M in provincial funding to build a fire station, which will serve three neighbouring municipalities as well. The project began in June, and it will be complete in a year from now.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais is looking to hire technologists in medical imaging, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine, and medical technologists in the area

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing over $6M in rebuilding the overpass in Sainte-Angèle-de-Monnoir. Construction Longer Inc., a general contractor from Sherbrooke, is carrying out the project, which should be complete in November.

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    • Siemens, an industrial technology company, plans to invest $14M in expanding the production of various ranges of electrical products at its plant in Drummondville. This initiative will secure 350 current jobs and create more by 2027.

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    • Annexair, a ventilation systems manufacturer in Saint-Germain-de-Grantham, will invest $30M in expanding its facilities. The project, which is scheduled to begin shortly, should be complete in June 2025.

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    • The Municipalité de Laurierville announced that a new early childhood centre will be built for the CPE La Girouette, which will accommodate 16 children and 5 infants. The project, which is valued at over $1.37M, received $700,000 from Québec’s Ministère de la Famille.

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    • Mission Unitaînés, an organization dedicated to building affordable housing for seniors, will begin construction on 100 housing units in Lévis this August. The project is funded by the three levels of government, and the delivery is scheduled for 2026.

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    • Prével, a real estate developer, began the third phase of its 20-storey residential project named Esplanade Cartier in the borough of Ville-Marie in Montréal. The first tenants will be able to move in starting in the summer of 2026.

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    • The Société de transport de Laval (STL) dismissed 17 employees, who were mainly administrators, to maintain service for users in a difficult budgetary context

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    • The Cégep Gérald-Godin is expanding the sports centre on its campus in Montréal. The following Montréal-based companies are carrying out the project: EVOQ Architecture, CIMA+, AtkinsRéalis, and Blenda Construction Inc. The project will be complete by the end of 2025.

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    • The Société du Parc Jean-Drapeau, a paramunicipal organization of the Ville de Montréal, began revitalization projects at various sites on St. Helen’s Island. The $12M project will be complete in December 2025.

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    • Leyad, a Canadian property management company with an office in Montréal, is looking to hire a number of people to work in renovations, commercial properties, accounting, and concierge services

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    • Charlevoix Toyota, a car dealership in La Malbaie, is investing nearly $6M in building a new operations centre. The project is scheduled to be delivered in February 2025.

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  • Week of 2024-06-10 to 2024-06-14
    • The Ville de Laval is investing over $64M in continuing construction on the West Sector Police Station. Geyser Group, a local general contractor, is carrying out the project. The station is scheduled to open in early 2025.

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    • Mission Unitaînés, a non-profit organization, announced the construction of a 100-unit building in Rimouski. The $23.5M project is possible thanks to the support of the three levels of government. Construction is scheduled to be complete in April 2026.

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    • PNCW Ligne de transmission, a limited partnership of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi, received $70M from the Government of Quebec to build an electrical and fibre optic transmission line from the community up to the Windfall mining project

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    • The Ville de Saint-Hyacinthe plans to start updating its water pollution control plant in the winter of 2025. The project is valued at $31.5M or more and should be complete in March 2026.

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    • The Ville de Candiac began construction on its future public works building. The $30.5M project will take just over a year to complete and is designed to qualify for LEED certification.

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    • Café-Théâtre Graffiti, an entertainment venue in Port-Cartier, needs to carry out renovations in the spring of 2025. The investment of over $3M is being funded by the three levels of government.

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    • Montoni and Montez Corporation, two real estate developers, and Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ are investing $95M in building an eco- industrial park in Châteauguay. The project should be complete in the summer of 2025.

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    • Saladexpress, a fruit and vegetable wholesaler in Saint-Rémi, closed on June 6, resulting in the loss of approximately 135 jobs

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    • Québec numérique, an information technology training and consulting services organization, is closing in Québec this July due to a lack of funding. Out of a total of 25 employees, 7 were dismissed and 2 were laid off recently.

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    • Complexe Aloha, a sports and recreation centre, will open in Québec in the fall of 2025. The $20M investment is funded by the developers Raphaël Provost, and Laurent and Jean-François Paquin. Around 100 jobs will be created to operate the centre.

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    • Pizza Salvatoré, a fast-food chain, will open a location in Baie-Saint-Paul in the winter of 2025

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    • Starbucks, a chain of coffee shops, will open a location in Baie-Saint-Paul in the winter of 2025

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    • The Centre intégré universitaire des soins et services de santé de la Capitale-Nationale will invest more than $46M over two years in decarbonizing 19 facilities. Among other things, the centre will replace heating systems.

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    • Scierie St-Michel is a lumber mill that processes soft wood in Saint-Michel-des-Saints. The company received over $3.1M through Quebec’s ÉcoPerformance program to replace its propane kiln with an electric version to reduce its GHG emissions.

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    • The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable du Québec is investing nearly $861.5M over the next two years in improving transportation infrastructure in Gaspésie. Of this amount, $680.3M will be used to rehabilitate the railway.

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    • Fromagerie Victoria, a fast-food chain, will open a new restaurant in the Place de La Cité shopping centre in Québec this July. This will be its fifth restaurant in the Greater Québec area.

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    • The Régie des matières résiduelles du Lac-Saint-Jean, a waste management service, is investing $15M in making improvements to its sorting centre in Roberval. Renovations are in progress, which will be complete in November.

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    • Hydro-Québec will install a transmission line to supply the Microsoft data centre in Donnacona. Preparatory work has begun and will be complete in the spring of 2025.

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    • The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale announced that the Maison des Aînés et alternative de Pont-Rouge will be inaugurated this fall. The organization is recruiting employees to work in the residence with 48 beds.

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    • Ashton, a fast-food restaurant, will open a location in Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce this fall. The new restaurant will be its second in the Chaudière-Appalaches region.

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    • Avalanche Studios Group, a video game company, closed its Montréal office. As a result, 23 employees were laid off.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Montréal completed renovating the school yard at École des Nations elementary school in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce following an investment of over $6M

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    • Construgep, a builder, and Groupe MACH, a property management company, are constructing a 10-storey apartment building with 268 units named EXAL De la Concorde in Laval. The project should be complete in the spring of 2026.

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    • Groupe HD Immobilier, a Montréal-based construction and property management company, is investing $60M in building Le Loyal, a 13-storey building with 115 rental apartment units in Westmount. The first tenants will be able to move in starting in the fall of 2025.

      yahoo.com
    • The Bureau d’aide et d’assistance familiale Place St-Martin inaugurated the Avenir de femme building in Laval. The building will house 23 low-income single mothers and their children. The three levels of government funded the $10.1M project.

      yahoo.com
    • The Ville de Granby will invest $17M by 2030 in implementing its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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    • Corealis, a manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, inaugurated its laboratories in Laval following a $10M investment in expanding the facilities. By 2025, around 20 people will be hired to join around 50 current employees.

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    • Equinoxe LifeCare, a management agency for home care based in Montréal, acquired Elizz, a Quebecois team of accredited specialists. The employer now has around 300 employees.

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    • MP Repro, a printing company, will create new jobs at its various Montréal businesses in the coming months

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    • The Ville de Montréal announced that construction has begun on a 94-unit social housing project across from a 500-unit condominium project in the borough of Lachine

      thesuburban.com
    • The Ville de Montréal inaugurated its city hall following a $211M restoration project

      citynews.ca
    • The Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) estimates that there will be 16,000 positions in various trades to fill annually until 2027

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    • Behaviour Interactive, a video game developer and publisher, will lay off 70 employees at its Montréal office. Globally, including Montréal, the company will lay off a total of 95 employees within its studios.

      mobilesyrup.com
    • Broue Pub Brouhaha is closing its restaurant in the borough of Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie in Montréal after 16 years

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    • SEMA Railway Structures, a railway infrastructure company in Sainte-Flavie, is receiving nearly $75M from Quebec to rehabilitate the railway between Port-Daniel-Gascons and Gaspé. The project should be complete by the end of 2026.

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  • Week of 2024-06-03 to 2024-06-07
    • IGA Alimentation Coop in Port-Cartier is looking to fill a number of full- and part-time positions

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) Nid d’hirondelle in Sept-Îles began construction to expand the centre, which will create 21 additional spots

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    • The Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre began construction, valued at $60M, to expand the centre. The Government of Canada is funding two-thirds of the amount, while the Government of Quebec and the Fondation Lucie et André-Chagnon are providing the rest.

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    • Maxi, a grocery store chain, inaugurated a store in Sept-Îles. The $5.7M investment will create around 20 jobs.

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    • Lithion Technologies, a company specializing in metal processing, completed construction on its mineral extraction plant for lithium-ion batteries in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. Once operational, the plant will employ 60 people.

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    • The Conseil des Innus d’Unamen Shipu is receiving $31M from the Government of Quebec to build a bridge over the Washicoutai River as part of the Route 138 extension project on the North Shore

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    • Distillerie du St. Laurent, a distillery in the Pointe-au-Père district in Rimouski, has officially gone bankrupt

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    • Han-Logement, a non-profit charitable organization, will begin construction on four, eight-unit affordable apartment buildings adapted for people with disabilities in the Pointe-au-Père district in Rimouski. The project is scheduled to be complete in early 2025.

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    • The Ville de Rimouski awarded a $4.9M contract to Les Excavations Léon Chouinard et Fils, a local business, to complete preparatory work on the site of the future Costco warehouse store

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    • The Conseil des Atikamekw de Wemotaci began construction on a new seniors’ home with 20 rooms on their reserve. The $9.9M project should be complete in December 2024. The first residents will be welcomed in the spring of 2025.

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    • The Government of Quebec announced a $59.5M investment in protecting the caribou populations in Charlevoix and Gaspésie

      ctvnews.ca
    • Canac, a hardware store chain, is investing $20M in opening a new store in Rivière-du-Loup. The project, which will create 160 jobs, is scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2024.

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    • Desjardins and its partners will construct a building with 84 affordable housing units designed for single individuals or couples in Drummondville. The project, named Le Sentier, is valued at nearly $29M and is scheduled to be inaugurated in the summer of 2025.

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    • Les Immeubles R & M Vaillancourt Inc. will construct a second building with six affordable housing units for families in Mont-Laurier. The project is part of the Société d’habitation du Québec’s Programme d’habitation abordable du Québec, and it is being done in collaboration with the City.

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    • Lomiko Metals is receiving USD $8.35M from the U.S. Department of Defense and $4.9M from Natural Resources Canada for a graphite mine project named La Loutre in the Laurentians. This funding will be used to develop battery anodes and strengthen the critical mineral supply chain in North America.

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    • Club Parentaide Beauce-Centre, a family support organization, and the Village Aventuria resort are investing nearly $3M in creating a training restaurant in Saint-Jules. Construction is underway, and the project will be complete in the spring of 2025.

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Prosper is receiving nearly $10M from the Government of Quebec to improve its road network and water facilities in the area. The project is valued at nearly $16M and will take two years to complete.

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    • Microsoft Corporation, an American business that specializes in information technology products, is building a data centre in L'Ancienne-Lorette. Construction will begin this fall, and the centre should be open by 2026. The company plans on constructing three additional buildings in the Quebec region.

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    • Construction Robert Bernard has started a residential project to build six 12-unit buildings valued at $15M in Saint-Georges. An initial delivery of two buildings is scheduled for the fall. The remaining buildings will be delivered in 2025 and 2026.

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    • Nomade Gestion Immobilière is investing $40M in building a 138-unit residential complex named L'Astral in the Estimauville neighbourhood in Québec. The project is underway and is expected to be delivered in June 2025.

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    • Gesteco, a real estate developer, is investing $55M in constructing several buildings with a total of 186 units in Granby. The project should be complete by the summer of 2026.

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    • Groupe Mach, the management company for the Carrefour de l'Estrie shopping centre in Sherbrooke, announced that eight new retail businesses and an additional restaurant will open in the mall by the start of 2025

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    • The Ville de Montréal is investing over $9M in revitalizing Mackenzie-King park in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The entire project will be completed by 2026.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing $31M in making provincial courthouses safer, including $23.4M in training and hiring special constables. There are currently 70 vacant special constable positions.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Montréal is investing some $56M in adding a building to La Dauversière-Évangéline secondary school in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville. More than 625 students could be enrolled by the start of the 2026 school year.

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    • The Unité de travail pour l'implantation de logement étudiant (UTILE), a social economy enterprise, will build 670 units in 4 of Montréal's boroughs by 2028. The Ville de Montréal is contributing $21M to the project.

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  • Week of 2024-05-27 to 2024-05-31
    • The Ville de Saint-Jérôme is receiving over $4.6M from the Government of Quebec to decontaminate the site of the former Dominion Rubber plant through the ClimatSol-Plus program. A 1,000-unit housing project is scheduled to be constructed on that site.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing over $738M, partially funded by the Government of Canada, in extending Route 389 between Fermont and Fire Lake. The project, which is divided into three sections, began in 2023 and should be complete in 2028.

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    • The Ville de Forestville began construction on 12 homes for independent seniors. The three levels of government are funding the $5.3M project, which should be complete in the winter of 2025. Construction Éclair from Clermont is carrying out the project.

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    • The Hôpital Vétérinaire Manicouagan in Baie-Comeau will close on June 28

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    • Caisse Desjardins de l’Est de l’Abitibi will close its service centres in Barraute and Malartic on June 21 due to a lack of clientele

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    • MSALABS, a laboratory specializing in analyses for the mining industry, opened its new facilities in Val-D’Or. The $2M investment will allow for the 30-employee company to improve production.

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    • Legacy Development Group began construction on the Verdora residential project, which includes two buildings with a total of 245 apartments and a commercial section. The project is in Vaudreuil-Dorion, and it should be complete in September 2025.

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    • The Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is investing $10.3M in rehabilitating Saint-Luc Boulevard. The project is scheduled in multiple phases from June 2024 until the spring of 2025. The project involves adding a bike path and sidewalks, among other things.

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    • The Ville de Coteau-du-Lac is borrowing over $8.4M to build a refrigerated rink in the area

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    • The Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is investing $5.3M in redeveloping its public square. The project began at the end of May, and it should be complete in November.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing $16.5M in building a visitor centre on Anticosti Island, which will have the municipality’s town hall, a community centre, and a tourist area

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    • The Ville de Sorel-Tracy will invest just over $6M in redesigning the Richelieu wharf, which will create a public space, among other things. The project should be complete in 2025.

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    • The Municipalité d’Upton ratified a $6.85M loan by-law to build a fire station. The Government of Quebec will provide just over $4.7M.

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    • Vegpro International, a market gardening company specializing in lettuce, invested $135M in building a fully automated greenhouse in Sherrington. The business expects to sell its first crops in March of 2025.

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    • The Ville de Longueuil presented the preliminary concept for the Mario-Petrone drinking water plant. The current building will be demolished and entirely rebuilt at a cost of $185M. The project is scheduled to take place from 2026 to 2030.

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    • The Government of Quebec announced an $85M investment in creating Espace Aéro, which specializes in aeronautics and will have centres in Longueuil, Mirabel, and Montréal. The $415M total project cost is being funded with $240M from Boeing.

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    • The Government of Quebec inaugurated a seniors’ home in Saint-Amable, which has 72 spaces

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    • Canac, a hardware store chain, inaugurated a new store in Sorel-Tracy. The $20M investment created 125 jobs.

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    • Cintech agroalimentaire, an institute specializing in the agri-food sector, has moved into its new facilities in Saint-Hyacinthe. These facilities required a $17M investment, which includes just over $10M from the Government of Quebec.

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    • The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal hopes to hire 320 new employees in 2024

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    • Ferblanterie de Rimouski is a business that repairs sheet metal roofing and processes metal products. The company received nearly $1.5M from the provincial government and Investissement Québec to construct a new building in Rimouski.

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    • The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable du Québec announced an investment of over $369M in improving roads in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region over the next two years

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    • Unoria Coopérative, an agricultural cooperative, invested $5M in opening a new New Holland machinery garage in the former Agrizone hardware store in Amqui. The project will be carried out by Construction Technipro, a contractor from Rimouski.

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    • The Government of Quebec is granting over $4.5M to support 22 projects and implement 2 sectoral agreements to promote the regional development of Bas-Saint-Laurent as part of the Fonds régions et ruralité

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    • The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable du Québec began rehabilitation work on the bridge over the Petit Pabos River in Chandler. The $25M project will be carried out by CRT Construction, a contractor from Lévis. The project will be ongoing until 2025.

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    • The Ville de Gaspé is investing over $3M in renovating its city hall. The Government of Quebec is funding 65% of the project cost. The project is scheduled to be complete in October 2024.

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    • Performance NC, a retailer of recreational products, invested over $10M in opening a new store in Saint-Étienne-des-Grès. The business currently has 20 employees and expects to double its workforce.

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    • Latulippe, a retailer of outdoor, work, and hunting and fishing products, invested $12M in building a distribution centre in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures. The centre is scheduled to be operational by the end of the year, and it will create a number of jobs.

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    • Ono Cannabis, a producer and manufacturer of cannabis products in Lévis, hired 23 people with farming experience in coffee cultivation or floriculture. Those hired will join around 40 existing staff in June.

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    • Ono Cannabis, a producer and manufacturer of cannabis products in Lévis, will invest around $5M in increasing the size of its facilities to expand its production capacity due to growing demand for its products

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    • Blaxton Pub & Grill, a chain restaurant, will open a restaurant in Saguenay in early 2025. The business will have a total of eight locations in Quebec once it opens another restaurant in Trois-Rivières.

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    • The Ville de Mascouche is allocating $40M to road and park development projects

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    • The Municipalité de Repentigny began its period of urban development projects that required a $46.9M investment. This amount includes $20.7M from various publicly-funded assistance.

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    • Gestion L. Audet announced that the third phase of a real estate development in Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover has begun. Ultimately, this $50M project will include 7 multi-unit buildings, 16 semi-detached homes, and 70 single-family homes.

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    • Immeubles MCJR, a real estate management firm, will begin redeveloping a building to accommodate two businesses in Saguenay this June. The new space will include a restaurant, which will open in early 2025. The project represents an investment of over $1M.

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    • The Compagnie de chemin de fer de Roberval-Saguenay, owned by the aluminum smelter Rio Tinto, received $3.5M from the Government of Quebec to modernize the network serving its facilities in Saguenay and Alma. The total project cost is valued at nearly $7M.

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    • Immeubles MCJR and Domaine du Saguenay, two real estate firms, acquired a building in Saguenay to convert into accommodations for students from the Cégep de Chicoutimi. The first delivery of around 50 units is scheduled for this fall.

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    • The Ville de Sainte-Marie received over $8M from the Government of Quebec to build a fire station that will replace the current facility. The new infrastructure is scheduled to be in service by the fall of 2025.

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    • Usinage SM, a machined parts manufacturer in Saguenay, is investing around $1M in expanding its facilities and purchasing an automated machine. Luc Lavoie, a local contractor, began the project in March, and it will be completed by the fall.

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    • Nearly 110 jobs will be created in the National Capital Region in the agriculture, culture and communications, tourism, and public service sectors as part of the Canada Summer Jobs program

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    • Wendy’s, a fast-food chain, opened a location in Thetford Mines this past May. The new restaurant is part of a strategic plan to open 12 franchises over the coming months in the province of Quebec.

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    • La Bouée, an organization that preserves and develops community housing, will build a 52-unit building named Les Habitations Loretteville in Québec this fall. The $24M project is receiving $13.3M in municipal and provincial funding.

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    • Les Galeries de la Capitale, a shopping centre in Québec, will begin renovations to add new businesses, including Capitaine Crochet, Miniso, and Steve Madden

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    • JD Sports, a sportswear and shoe retailer, will inaugurate a store in the Galeries de la Capitale shopping centre in Québec this July

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    • Winners, a chain of clothing and home goods stores, will inaugurate a store in the Galeries de la Capitale shopping centre in Québec. The store is expected to open in the fall of 2025.

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    • Immeubles Simard, a real estate developer, is converting a building into a 208-unit residential complex named Le Rivero in Québec. Ogesco Construction is carrying out the project, which should be complete by next spring.

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    • The Government of Canada is investing $10M in university research in Estrie. The investment will fund research chairs and scholarships for selected students.

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    • Exxel Polymers, a business that processes plastic waste in Bromont, is investing over $4M in continuing to expand and in supporting its export projects. The governments of Quebec and Canada are investing nearly $2.9M in the project.

      canadianmanufacturing.com
    • Golfworld - Le Monde du Golf, a golf supercentre, will open a location in the Carrefour de l’Estrie in Sherbrooke by next spring. The project will create 20 to 30 jobs.

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  • Week of 2024-05-20 to 2024-05-24
    • The organization Maison à l’ombre du clocher launched the second phase of an affordable housing project for seniors with a loss of autonomy in Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes. The 16-unit project will cost over $6.7M, and it is being funded by the three levels of government.

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    • The Maison des aînés et maison alternative, a care facility for the elderly, has opened in Drummondville with a capacity to accommodate 72 residents. The project required $53.5M in funding.

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    • The Zoo de Granby is investing $11M by 2030 in protecting 70 endangered species and reintroducing some of them to their natural environment

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    • The Couvent Mont-Saint-Patrice is a multifunctional centre in Richmond. The organization is investing $2.3M, funded entirely by the federal government, in improving the building’s energy efficiency.

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    • Ressource en entretien ménager, a community organization, is investing $10.5M in building the second phase of Villa Castonguay to add 20 affordable housing units in Val-des-Sources. The three levels of government are partners in the project.

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    • The Ville de Montréal inaugurated the bibliothèque L’Octogone, a library valued at $44.9M in the LaSalle borough. The project was funded by the City and the Government of Quebec.

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    • Laurentian Bank laid off 20 employees in Quebec after restructuring

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    • Bromont, montagne d’expérience is a resort in the city of the same name. The business invested $60M in building a 134-unit hotel complex named ALPINN. Groupe DACA and URGO Hotels & Resorts are partnering on the project.

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    • Groupe Galland, a coach transportation company based in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, invested over $7M in purchasing five Nova Bus buses with compressed renewable natural gas and in building a pumping station in Mont-Blanc with various partners. These vehicles will serve the city of Mont-Tremblant.

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  • Week of 2024-05-13 to 2024-05-17
    • Chez Doris, a community organization that supports women in vulnerable situations, acquired an old mansion in Montréal. It will be converted into a 20-room residence, and the project should be delivered in 2027.

      cbc.ca
    • The Port of Sept-Îles received $10M in funding from the federal government to upgrade a terminal and build a wharf. The project, which will cost a total of $30M, is also being funded by the Government of Quebec.

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    • The Communauté métropolitaine de Beauharnois, in partnership with the Société d’habitation du Québec, is investing $13M in the Péladeau project, which will add 48 affordable housing units to the area. The project should begin in the spring of 2025.

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    • CN, a rail transportation company, will contribute $350M over 50 years to restore the Québec bridge following a buy-back agreement with the Government of Canada

      www.msn.com
    • The Government of Quebec will contribute $250M over 25 years, that is, $10M annually, to restore the Québec bridge following a buy-back agreement between the federal government and the rail transportation company CN

      www.msn.com
    • Montréal-based Écotech Québec, a technology cluster that develops clean technologies, received $8M from the Government of Quebec to carry out various projects related to water treatment

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    • The university HEC Montréal laid off 17 cleaning and security staff

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    • CAE, an aviation company, is eliminating 75 jobs at its plant in Montréal's Saint-Laurent borough

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    • The Ville de Montréal is investing over $34M in building the Coeur-Nomade library and cultural space, which will serve the Montréal-Nord and Ahuntsic-Cartierville boroughs. Magil Construction, a local contractor, was awarded the contract.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Montréal is investing just under $56M, which is being funded entirely by the Government of Quebec, in building a secondary school with 20 classrooms in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough. The building will be completed for the 2026 school year.

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    • Société de gestion Querbes, which specializes in non-profit projects, is investing around $49M in building 117 social and affordable housing units in Laval. The three levels of government are contributing financially to the project.

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    • La Polytechnique Montréal, a university, acquired specialized biomaterials equipment thanks to $11.7M in funding from, among others, the governments of Quebec and Canada

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    • La Polytechnique Montréal, a university, received $20.5M from the federal government to produce vaccines and biologic drugs

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    • The Ville de Sept-Îles is investing $1.5M in building a skatepark, which will be delivered in mid-October. Pavage Béton TC, a local contractor, is in charge of the construction site.

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    • The Ville de Sept-Îles is investing over $2.2M in securing a railroad crossing on chemin du Lac-Daigle. The project is being funded almost entirely by the Government of Quebec.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire Marie-Victorin is currently building an elementary school in Brossard. Valued at $45.2M, the building will accommodate 650 students in 32 classrooms. The school should be completed by the 2026 school year.

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    • Finkl Steel – Sorel Forge has acquired a new press, which cost approximately $15M, for the Saint-Joseph-de-Sorel plant. The press will help to improve its productivity and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Est confirmed that the Hôtel-Dieu de Sorel will have an MRI unit, which will be delivered in the fall. The acquisition is part of a $69M upgrade and procurement plan.

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    • Legacy Développement Immobilier, Développement Immobilier Capital and Alluvia Immobilier started the Verdora project in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The complex will include 245 units in 2 buildings, and the project should be completed by September 2025.

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    • According to the Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec, there are approximately 3,000 pharmacist vacancies in Quebec's health care facilities

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    • The governments of Canada and Quebec and CN will contribute $1B over 25 years to restore the Québec bridge following a buy-back agreement with CN, a rail transportation company. The annual investment will be $40M.

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    • The Université du Québec à Rimouski is investing nearly $7.5M in expanding the aquaculture station at the Institut des sciences de la mer. The governments of Canada and Quebec are contributing $3M each to the project, which should be finished by the fall of 2025.

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    • The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable announced that reconstruction work has begun on the Rouge bridge in Saint-Clément. The $24.4M project will continue until the fall of 2026 and will be carried out by Couillard Construction, a contractor from Coaticook.

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    • Habitat, a construction company, was awarded a contract to expand the Canadian Tire store in Donnacona. The start of construction, which includes excavation work that will be done by the Rochette Excavation firm, will create over 25 jobs.

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    • Canadian Tire, a store with home goods and automotive products in Donnacona, has begun an expansion project. It will be completed by November 2025, and a dozen jobs will be created as a result of the expansion.

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    • Chocolats Favoris, a boutique with chocolate and frozen treats, will be opening a location in Saint-Georges in the fall. More than 15 jobs will be created once the franchise opens.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing over $9M in building a woodworking training facility at the Centre de formation professionnelle Alma. The centre started building the space in May, and it will be finished by the fall.

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    • Le Café et le Comptoir Ricardo, a restaurant and take-out service in Québec, closed in May for financial reasons. Around 60 workers would be affected by the closure.

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    • Starbucks, an American coffee shop company, will open a location in Québec city in July after a period of reorganizing its operations in the province

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    • Over a two-year period, the Government of Quebec will invest over $818M in transport infrastructure in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. The provincial government will invest almost $475M in the rail sector and over $285M in the road sector.

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    • Ausime Énergie, a renewable energy producer, received $15M in provincial funding to build a bioenergetics complex in Hébertville in September. The $47M investment will create 70 jobs in construction and 20 jobs in production.

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    • Les Résidences du Parc Naturel Habité began construction on the second phase of an affordable housing project with 29 units for semi-independent seniors in Saint-Donat. The project, which is being funded by the three levels of government, will cost over $16M.

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    • Drummondville's Récupéraction Centre-du-Québec, which is a material sorting company, cut 35 positions after restructuring its cleaning operations. Of those, 15 employees were transferred to the sorting centre. The facility employs close to 100 people.

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    • The Ville de Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson received a grant of more than $4.2M from the Government of Quebec to build a municipal workshop, which will cost a total of $7.9M

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    • The Ville de Princeville anticipates that companies will invest more than $100M in building 400 new housing units by 2029

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    • Over a two-year period, the Government of Quebec will invest over $285.7M in road infrastructure in the Lanaudière region

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    • The Ville de Gatineau has 50 police officer vacancies

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    • The Government of Quebec announced that an additional 144 special constables will be hired for courthouses throughout the province

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    • Le Domaine Lac-Brompton, a tourism services and accommodation business in Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, is investing $7M in building a resort complex in a natural setting. The Government of Quebec is contributing $2M to the project.

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    • Evolugen, a renewable energy company with a head office in Gatineau, is laying off 25 employees from its headquarters

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    • The Association québécoise de récupération des contenants de boissons will invest approximately $200M in opening 200 returnable container collection sites throughout Quebec by March 2025

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    • This summer, the Centre de services scolaire du Val-des-Cerfs will start building a new elementary school at a cost of $27.3M in Farnham. Construction could be finished by the beginning of the 2025-2026 school year.

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    • According to Restaurants Canada, there are 20,000 vacancies in Quebec's food service industry and 78,000 vacancies nationally

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  • Week of 2024-05-06 to 2024-05-10
    • Raufoss Technology, a manufacturer of automotive suspension parts in Boisbriand, is investing $18M in increasing the production of aluminum parts for electric vehicles. As a result, 35 new jobs will be created.

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    • The Ville de Candiac is receiving a grant of more than $4.5M from the Government of Quebec to build a municipal workshop

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    • Énergir chaleur et climatisation urbaines (ÉCCU), an Énergir subsidiary that distributes thermal energy, is receiving nearly $10M from the Government of Quebec for a project to help reduce greenhouse gases in Montréal

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    • Evolution in Animal Health (EVAH), a biotechnology company that specializes in animal health, officially opened its new laboratories in Laval

      newswire.ca
    • The Ville de Beaconsfield is investing nearly $19M in building a library in its multifunctional cultural centre. The governments of Canada and Quebec made a joint investment of more than $3.1M in the project.

      thesuburban.com
    • The Ville de Montréal could invest up to $40M in planting trees in the east end of the city. The Government of Canada will invest $27M in the project, which is enough to plant 230,000 trees and 57,000 shrubs.

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    • The Société d’habitation communautaire de Fermont delivered 40 prefabricated houses, which cost a total of $17.6M

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    • The Cégep de Sept-Îles is continuing to build the Pavillon de Recherche et d’Innovation Rio Tinto IOC. The latter contributed $4M to the project, which is valued at $42M.

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    • Hitachi, a Japanese electronics company, is investing $140M in modernizing buildings in Montréal and its transformer plant in Varennes. The funds will help to create a total of 70 jobs.

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    • Hitachi, a Japanese electronics company, is investing $140M in modernizing buildings in Montréal and its transformer plant in Varennes. The funds will help to create a total of 70 jobs.

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    • The Ville de Longueuil is borrowing $16M to acquire vehicles and rolling stock

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    • The Innu community of Unamen Shipu is receiving $32M in compensation from Hydro-Québec for the Lac-Robertson power station on their land. Payments will be made over a 23-year period.

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    • The Ville de Québec is investing nearly $11M in building a sports facility in Victoria park. The rink is expected to open in the winter of 2025.

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    • Université Laval in Québec is receiving a $42M federal grant to create a national primatology centre for pandemic preparedness. The facilities must be built in accordance with the biosecurity rules for this type of research.

      newswire.ca
    • The Ville d’Alma is receiving $5.2M in funding from the Government of Quebec to carry out work to reinforce a neighbourhood that is prone to landslides. The total cost of the project is estimated at $7M, and the City will provide funding for the remaining amount.

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    • Résidence des Sages, a senior care facility in Lévis, is shutting down and laying off 24 workers because the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Chaudière-Appalaches revoked its operating certificate

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    • Gearbox Entertainment, a video game developer with a head office in Frisco, Texas, is laying off a total of 17 employees in jobs related to editing and operations at its studios in Québec city and Montréal

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    • Gearbox Entertainment, a video game developer with a head office in Frisco, Texas, is laying off a total of 17 employees in jobs related to editing and operations at its studios in Québec city and Montréal

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    • Industrielle Alliance, a general and group insurance company with a head office in Québec city, is cutting 63 jobs related to IT. Fifty of those positions were in Québec.

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    • Industrielle Alliance, a general and group insurance company with a head office in Québec, is cutting 63 jobs related to IT. Fifty of those positions were in Québec.

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    • Soucy Baron, a manufacturer of plastic and rubber parts in Saint-Jérôme, was forced to lay off 33 of its employees due to a drop in orders

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    • The Municipalité de Nicolet is launching a $10M urban redevelopment project for its downtown core, which will affect several streets. The Government of Quebec is providing a $4M grant.

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    • The Ville de Blainville is renovating its sports facilities for the 2026 Quebec Games and will receive $5M in funding from the Government of Quebec. The project is valued at $10M.

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    • Kimpex, a subsidiary of Groupe Soucy that designs, manufactures and distributes motorized sports parts and accessories, will invest over $52.3M in building an automated warehouse in Drummondville. The Government of Quebec is lending the company $16M.

      radio-canada.ca (available in French only)
    • The Rayonese plant, which manufactures mattress fabrics in Saint-Jérôme, is closing after 75 years. The plant is laying off 177 workers to relocate part of its production to North Carolina in the United States.

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    • The Ville de Mont-Laurier has started its 2024 projects with a $6.3M investment. The projects include new road construction, urban and rural repairs and cycling improvements.

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    • The Ville de Mascouche is receiving more than $2.1M from the provincial government to improve its cycling infrastructure. The City will make chemin des Anglais between boulevard Raymond and chemin Sainte-Marie safer. The main road serves five neighbourhoods and three schools.

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    • Waterville TG, a manufacturer of rubber seals for the automotive industry in the town of the same name, is laying off 13 people

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    • BRP, a manufacturer of recreational products, is laying off 23 employees at its facilities in Valcourt and Sherbrooke due to a slowdown in business

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    • The Stanstead Arts Centre will invest at least $4M in the Théâtre sans frontières to renovate the building, which will include modernizing the auditorium with 320 seats. The Government of Canada is contributing $2.1M.

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    • The Réseau Petits Pas childcare centre will soon begin construction on a $2.9M facility with 60 spots in Maniwaki. The Government of Quebec is fully funding the project, which should be finished by September 2025.

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    • The Université de Sherbrooke inaugurated the Complexe de recherche en sciences végétales et environnementales following an $11M investment. The Government of Quebec and the Canada Foundation for Innovation are investing $4.8M each in the project.

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    • The Mount Ham regional park is investing $2.5M in building a new RV area and 10 eco-lodges inspired in part by Abenaki cultural elements. The Government of Quebec is contributing $1.25M to the project.

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  • Week of 2024-04-29 to 2024-05-03
    • The Government of Quebec is investing $34.3M in 23 tourism projects in Estrie. The Corporation ski et golf Mont-Orford is receiving $10M to make numerous improvements to the ski resort, which is one of the projects.

      sherbrookerecord.com
    • Nova Bus, a bus manufacturer based in Saint-Eustache and Saint-François-du-Lac, is receiving a $19.1M loan from the provincial government to support the electrification of its vehicles and to secure jobs in the context of growing demand

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    • Chantiers Chibougamau, a company operating in the forestry sector, among others, is closing its sawmill in Béarn for an indeterminate period

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    • The Ville de Contrecoeur awarded a contract valued at over $13.7M to build a new fire station. Construction R.D.J from Saint-Hubert will carry out the project.

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    • Dépanneur KGS, formerly known as Dépanneur le Riverin, will open on May 3 in the Rivière-Pentecôte area near Port-Cartier

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    • The Ville de Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville began construction on the Polydôme, which will include an indoor refrigerated ice rink, along with sports facilities and a service building. The $15M project should be complete in the spring of 2025.

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    • Tesla, an electric vehicle manufacturer and dealer, laid off 39 employees at its dealerships in Montréal and Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville

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    • Tesla, an electric vehicle manufacturer and dealer, laid off 39 employees at its dealerships in Montréal and Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville

      journaldemontreal.com (available in French only)
    • Hitachi, a Japanese electronics company, will invest over $100M in expanding its factory in Varennes. The Government of Quebec is subsidizing the project with $30M.

      canadianmanufacturing.com
    • Tarquti Energy, a renewable energy developer in Nunavik, is receiving over $7.6M from the Government of Quebec to support Inuit communities with making the transition to renewable energy

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    • The Kahnawà:ke Cultural Arts Centre is receiving $10M from Hydro-Québec as part of a co-ownership agreement for the Hertel-New York interconnection line

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    • Mission Unitaînés, an organization dedicated to building affordable housing for seniors, will build 97 units in Longueuil. The $23.5M project is funded by the three levels of government and should be complete in April 2026.

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    • The Nunavik Housing Bureau, a housing organization serving Inuit communities in that region, will invest $105M in renovating over 140 housing units in the region

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    • The Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec estimates that there are 70 vacant family medicine positions in the province

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    • AtkinsRéalis, an international engineering firm, expects to fill many positions at its Montréal office over the coming years. The company has 40,000 employees globally, including 4,700 in Canada.

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    • The Olympic Park is receiving a maximum of $40M from the Government of Quebec to rehabilitate and decontaminate the Olympic Stadium, which was damaged by a fire in March

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    • McGill University, located in Montréal, is investing $870M in creating a new university hub called New Vic. The project, funded with $620M from the Government of Quebec, should be complete in 2028.

      montrealgazette.com
    • The Ville de Montréal completed renovations to Fire Station 23 in February. The project is valued at over $5.3M.

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    • Éocycle Technologies, a Montréal-based company specializing in wind turbine manufacturing, received $25M in funding from the governments of Quebec and Canada and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ to improve its production capacity

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    • Rayonier Advanced Materials, a company operating in the forestry industry, will temporarily lay off 275 employees at its Témiscaming plant on July 2, following the closure of its high-purity cellulose production line

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    • Granules LG, a wood pellet manufacturer in Saint-Félicien, has undertaken a project worth over $3M to improve its facilities to increase production volume and offer favourable working conditions to existing staff

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    • The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec eliminated 160 positions after it restructured operations, which was a result of the integration of its Ivanhoé Cambridge and Otéra Capital subsidiaries

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    • The Centre de santé et de services sociaux (CSSS) des Laurentides inaugurated its new pediatric department in the Hôpital de Saint-Jérôme. The project is valued at over $1.1M.

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    • The intermunicipal police service of Terrebonne/Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines/Bois-des-Filion celebrated the opening of its brand-new headquarters, which required a total investment of $85.8M

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    • The Ville de Drummondville will build a 100-unit social housing complex for independent seniors, which will be funded by multiple levels of government and the Mission Unitaînés organization. The total project cost is $23.5M, and it will be complete in 2026.

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    • Nova Bus, a bus manufacturer based in Saint-Eustache and Saint-François-du-Lac, is receiving a $19.1M loan from the provincial government to support the electrification of its vehicles and to secure jobs in the context of growing demand

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    • The Municipality of Kazabazua is investing $1.4M in building a new municipal garage. The Government of Quebec is investing nearly $1M in the project.

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    • The Town of Brome Lake is investing $1.3M in developing the Terrasse Carke park. A parking lot, washroom facilities, and a picnic area will be built.

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    • The governments of Quebec and Canada are investing $100M in electronics projects that will be carried out by IBM and the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre in Bromont. The benefits of these investments include creating 280 jobs and 240 placements for interns.

      montrealgazette.com
    • Uber Eats, a food delivery service, is looking to hire delivery drivers in Bromont as it establishes its operations in that city

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    • The Zoo de Granby, a zoological garden in the town of the same name, is investing $3.35M in acquiring new species of animals

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    • The Société de transport de l’Outaouais, a municipal public transportation service, is looking to hire 30 bus drivers, 2 asset maintenance staff, and 20 white-collar workers

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    • The Société de transport de Sherbrooke, a municipal public transportation service, is looking to hire 15 bus drivers and 6 people in asset maintenance

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    • Uber Eats, a food delivery service, is looking to hire delivery drivers in Magog as it establishes its operations in that city

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    • Le Losange, a restaurant, will open this summer in the former location of the P’tite Grenouille bar in Rimouski. This project created around 10 jobs.

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    • Chiasson-Thomas, a land surveying and geomatics company, invested nearly $2M in creating a work site in Saguenay to consolidate its branches there

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    • The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec eliminated 160 positions after it restructured operations, which was a result of the integration of its Ivanhoé Cambridge and Otéra Capital subsidiaries

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    • IBM, a hardware manufacturer, is investing $226.5M in expanding its factory in Bromont. The governments of Quebec and Canada are contributing to the project.

      montrealgazette.com
    • Équipage, a community-based social pediatrics centre, has opened in the former rectory of the cathedral in Gaspé

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  • Week of 2024-04-22 to 2024-04-26
    • The Ville de Montréal is investing just under $9M in revitalizing the facilities at Saint-Victor park in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough. The project should be finished by the summer of 2025.

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    • The Ville de Montréal announced that it officially opened a processing plant for organic matter in the Saint-Laurent borough. This project, along with a biomethanization plant in Montréal East, is valued at $372M.

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    • The Canada Lands Company, a Crown corporation that specializes in property management, among other things, is investing $77M in Montréal's Wellington Basin to decontaminate it and create an urban beach

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    • The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., a Crown corporation responsible for maintaining these two bridges in Montréal, announced that the demolition of the old Champlain Bridge will cost almost an additional $9M for a total estimated cost of approximately $235M

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    • Montréal Autochtone, a community organization, officially opened a family health clinic specifically for First Nations in Montréal

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    • The Housing Accelerator Fund received $900M from the federal government and the same amount from the provincial government to build 763 social housing units in the Montréal area

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    • Omnia Technologies, a construction company, and developers Groupe HD and Kastello Immobilier, inaugurated the site of the SUMA rental condo project with 66 units in Montréal

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    • The Ville de Montréal will build a sponge park to reduce the risk of flooding in the Verdun borough. The project is expected to begin shortly and be finished by the fall of 2025.

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    • Asmodee Canada, a board game distribution company, officially opened its new centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The project cost several million dollars.

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    • The Grande-Rivière Airport near Radisson received more than $32M from the Government of Quebec to repair its runway and carry out various maintenance work

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    • Alternative pour Elles, a community organization, will move forward with a second-stage shelter for female victims of spousal violence near Rouyn-Noranda. It is expected to open at the end of 2025.

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    • The Government of Quebec announced that the third phase of the work to extend Autoroute 35 in Montérégie should be finished by the fall of 2025. The fourth phase of this project should begin in 2026, and the project will cost a total of $500M.

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    • Les 3 Barils, a restaurant in Baie-Comeau, will be permanently closing

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    • Olymel, a slaughterhouse and meat processing company, is permanently closing its plant in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. As a result, 135 jobs will be lost.

      ctvnews.ca
    • Énercycle, which specializes in waste management, awarded a contract to Therrien Entrepreneur Général in Trois-Rivières to build an administrative centre in Saint-Étienne-des-Grès. The $8.2M project should be finished towards the end of the year.

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    • The ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable du Québec announced that an investment of nearly $260M will be made in improving roads in the Mauricie region over the next two years

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    • The Coaticook Arts and Culture Pavilion, a performance hall in the town of the same name, inaugurated its building after it underwent $5M in renovations. The project took approximately one year, and the governments of Quebec and Canada contributed $1.8M each.

      sherbrookerecord.com
    • Ciné Entreprise, the company that runs Cinéma Élysée in Granby, is investing $1.2M in building a new Xpérience Xtrême room with 312 seats. The project will be finished by May.

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    • Atelier Veronique B, a clothing design and manufacturing company in Bromont, has dressmaker positions to fill to support its growth

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    • The ministère de la Santé du Québec estimates that there is a shortage of 69 psychologists in the health network. They would be joining the current team of 2,271 professionals.

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    • Domaine Forget de Charlevoix, a music and dance institute in Saint-Irénée, received over $10M in financial support from the Government of Quebec to carry out rehabilitation work and acquire equipment

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    • The Government of Quebec has started construction on a traffic circle at the intersection of three roads near the municipality of Saint-Bruno. The investment is nearly $8M.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire du Lac-Saint-Jean is investing nearly $7M in expanding the Saint-Gérard school in Desbiens. The project is set to be complete by the beginning of the 2025 school year.

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    • La Maison Smith, a café chain, reached an agreement with the National Battlefields Commission to open an establishment and offer food service locations on the Plains of Abraham site in Québec as of June

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Chaudière-Appalaches is investing $9M in renovating the residential and long-term care centre in Saint-Raphaël. The project will begin in May.

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    • FNX-Innov, an engineering firm, reached an agreement with the Ville de Québec to build a facility for recycling construction waste and processing contaminated materials. The implementation of the project is estimated at over $12M.

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    • Collège Saint-Charles-Garnier, a secondary school in Québec, is investing more than $5M in the construction of a building for sports activities. Construction will begin in June, and the project will be delivered in the fall of 2025.

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance Les Bonheurs de Sophie, a daycare centre in Sainte-Sophie, recently opened. The centre can accommodate 80 children. The $1.4M project has created approximately 30 jobs.

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    • The Ville de Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac is investing $9.9M in expanding and modernizing its community complex. This project was made possible thanks to funding from the Government of Quebec.

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    • The Retail Council of Quebec estimates that there is a shortfall of around 29,000 job openings in this sector

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    • Lion Electric, an electric truck and bus manufacturer in Saint-Jérôme, is laying off an additional 120 workers mainly in Canada. These job cuts affect administrative functions and product development.

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  • Week of 2024-04-15 to 2024-04-19
    • The Ville de Sherbrooke is investing just under $45M in 62 road and related infrastructure projects by the end of the year

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    • The Séminaire Saint-Joseph de Trois-Rivières awarded a contract to Drolet Construction, a general contractor from Québec, to build a gymnasium. This $4.3M project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

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    • The Ville de Trois-Rivières is investing $3.8M in replacing sewer lines, waterworks, and the sidewalks on Sainte-Cécile, Commissaires, and Sainte-Angèle streets. The project is scheduled to begin in May and will be complete in October 2024.

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    • Stokes, a retail chain specializing in kitchen items and accessories, announced that its store in Rivière-du-Loup will permanently close on June 26. As a result, five jobs will be lost.

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    • Parent & Filles, a company specializing in welding and manufacturing steel parts, inaugurated a new facility in Saint-Raymond. This project, valued at over $2M, will create 11 new jobs in addition to 50 existing positions.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing $2.7B in replacing the Île d’Orléans bridge in Québec. Groupe Héritage île d’Orléans, composed of Dragados Canada and EBC inc., reached a $1.85B agreement to build the infrastructure by 2028.

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    • Les Miels du Lac, a honey producer in Saint-Prime, invested over $3M in creating and acquiring infrastructure for its beekeeping activities. The project, which began in the spring of 2023, will be complete in the fall of 2024.

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    • Rio Tinto is receiving over $2M in funding from the Government of Quebec for an equipment automation project related to unloading alumina at its Port-Alfred facilities

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    • The Municipalité de L’Île-d’Anticosti is borrowing over $16.6M to build a new town hall that will be located in the Port-Menier area. The project may be eligible for funding from the Government of Quebec.

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    • Amos Toyota began construction on its future car dealership. The project, valued at over $15M, should be complete in early 2025 and will maintain 35 jobs.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire Lac-Abitibi is investing $3.4M, which is largely funded by Quebec, in building an athletics track in La Sarre. TEM Entrepreneur Général from Amos will carry out the project that will begin in May and be complete in September.

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    • Hydro-Québec, an electricity distributor, is receiving a grant valued at over $1.9M from the Government of Quebec to deploy and manage charging stations that will be accessible to the public and heavy vehicles in Quebec by March 31, 2025

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Rouyn-Noranda is investing over $18M in expanding Le Prélude elementary school. Hardy Construction from Amos is carrying out the project, which began in April and should be complete in 2025.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries will add a building to the Jacques-Leber secondary school in Saint-Constant, thanks to $219.2M in funding from the Government of Quebec. The project began on April 8 and will be complete in August 2026.

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    • Job Fair Brossard will take place on May 9 at the Complexe sportif CN. Jobseekers will have the opportunity to meet many employers.

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    • The Ville de Val-D’Or is investing $12.1M, including over $10M from the Government of Quebec, in updating its wastewater treatment plant

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Sorel-Tracy awarded a contract valued at over $22M, funded by Quebec, to renovate the Bernard-Gariépy secondary school. Construction Sorel is carrying out the project that will be complete in the fall of 2025.

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    • The Ville de Drummondville received a $3.2M subsidy to decontaminate the site for the second phase of the Fortissimo real estate project

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    • The Ville de Magog is investing over $10.2M in rehabilitating the Bibliothèque Memphrémagog. The project is scheduled to take three years, and the governments of Quebec and Canada will provide $6.4M in funding.

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    • The Laurentian region will receive over $449M from the provincial government to improve road safety over the next two years

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    • The Ville de Cowansville has a number of positions to fill in administration, recreation, and public works. A recruitment campaign is currently underway.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing $5.1M in a work-study training program in Estrie to train 125 people in the metal manufacturing sector to mitigate the industry’s labour shortage

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    • The Quebec Beverage Container Recycling Association created 10 jobs in Granby after it opened the first return centre for redeemable containers in Quebec named Consignaction+

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    • The Ville de Gatineau is investing $31.2M in decontaminating heritage buildings in the Fonderie district

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  • Week of 2024-04-08 to 2024-04-12
    • Appartements Rimouski, a real estate developer, is building 17 rental units where the former Puribec warehouse was located in Rimouski. The project is scheduled to be complete in July 2024.

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    • Montoni, a construction contractor, Montez Corporation, a real estate developer, and Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ will inaugurate Espace Montmorency in Laval on June 11. This apartment complex project took five years to complete and is valued at $450M.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Laval is organizing a job fair on April 25. The organization is looking for staff in administration, construction, special education, childcare, and teaching.

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    • This year, the Ville de Montréal is investing over $30M in improving its bicycle path network throughout its various boroughs

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    • The Ville de Brossard is investing $28.1M in building a multigenerational centre

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    • The Government of Quebec will invest over $1.2B in maintaining and repairing the road and maritime networks in Montérégie over the next two years

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    • The Ville de Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville is investing over $15M in building a refrigerated rink in Marie-Victorin Park. Les Entreprises QMD, a contractor from Montréal, will carry out the project that will begin this spring and be complete before the summer of 2025.

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing around $616M in maintaining roads and airport facilities in Côte-Nord over the next two years

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing between $10–25M in repairing overpasses and a wall along Autoroute 30 in Sorel-Tracy

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing between $5–10M in rehabilitating the Turcotte bridge in Sorel-Tracy. The project is scheduled to begin at the start of 2025.

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    • The Government of Quebec awarded a contract valued at nearly $10M to Grandmont et Fils, an infrastructure contractor from Drummondville, to rehabilitate the bridge in Rémigny

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    • The Government of Quebec awarded a $6.9M contract to Parko, a contractor from Québec, to rehabilitate the Mont-Brun bridge in Rouyn-Noranda. The project is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2025.

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    • This spring, the Coopérative Gallix plans to start building a gas station and grocery store in this area of Sept-Îles. The $2M project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

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    • Mega Brands, a children’s toy manufacturer, is cutting 60 jobs at its Saint-Laurent factory in Montréal

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    • Rio Tinto IOC, a mining company based in Sept-Îles, is cutting 20 jobs in information technology and financial services

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    • The National Film Board (NFB), a public organization specializing in film production, announced the creation of 23 positions at its Montréal office following administrative reorganization

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    • The National Film Board (NFB), a public organization specializing in film production, is cutting 53 positions at its Montréal office

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    • The Service de sécurité incendie Avignon-Est, which includes the Escuminac, Nouvelle, Carleton-sur-Mer, and Maria units, is looking for firefighters

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    • The Government of Quebec announced a $19M grant to 31 businesses in Mauricie to support the development of several tourism projects in the region

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    • The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières is investing $54M in building a research and innovation pavilion for green and sustainable technologies in Trois-Rivières. The project will be carried out by Entreprises Christian Arbour, a contractor from Joliette. The project is scheduled to be complete in the winter of 2026.

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    • Le P’tit Futé, a shop specializing in toys, board games, and educational materials, will permanently close its store in Rimouski. This decision will result in five full-time and two part-time employees losing their jobs.

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    • The Ville de Mont-Joli awarded a contract of more than $4.6M to Les Excavations Léon Chouinard et Fils to rehabilitate roads and pipes for sewers and waterworks. This project is possible thanks to a $3.4M investment from the provincial government.

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    • The Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) is looking to fill 80 forest firefighter positions, including 50 to work this year and 30 firefighters who will be hired in 2025

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    • Within the next 2 years, the Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) intends to fill the following positions: 16 protection agent jobs, 43 operational positions, and 20 administrative jobs

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    • The Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) is looking to fill 10 out of a total of 40 airtanker pilot positions, which are required to maintain water bomber operations

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    • The Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) is looking to fill 160 positions after receiving an additional budget of $29M over a period of 5 years, which includes $7M for this year

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    • At its activity centre in Roberval, the Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) created 20 additional positions: 18 new forest firefighters, who will join the 24 currently on duty, and 2 support staff

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    • Decathlon, a chain of stores specializing in sport and leisure accessories, inaugurated a location in the borough in Chicoutimi in Saguenay. This project created nearly 20 new positions.

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    • Le Cochon Dingue, a chain restaurant, announced that its location in Lebourgneuf in Québec has reopened following an investment of nearly $2M in modernizing the restaurant

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    • Groupe Autocar Jeannois, a school and charter transportation company in Alma, is investing over $6M in building a new facility to bring its administration, mechanical, and bus electrification operations together

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    • Logisco, a real estate developer, is investing over $57M in building 146 housing units in the Saint-Romuald district in Lévis. The initial delivery is scheduled for the fall of 2025.

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    • Construction Éclair, a construction and renovation business in Clermont, will fund projects worth a total of $3M to $4M to renovate its facilities and create commercial spaces in the city’s industrial area

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    • Soucy International, a plastic and rubber products manufacturer in Drummondville, was forced to temporarily lay off 75 of its employees due to a drop in demand

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    • The Canadian Armed Forces require 16,000 additional members throughout the country

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    • The Municipalité de Plessisville is investing $3.3M in improving its road network, including Saint-Édouard Avenue, Michaud Street, and a section of Saint-Laurent Avenue. These projects will be carried out by Harca Excavation inc.

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    • The Municipalité Deschaillons-sur-Saint-Laurent received over $2.3M from the Government of Quebec to convert the community church into a multipurpose facility. The project is valued at over $3.1M.

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    • Logisco, a real estate developer, is investing over $21M in building 70 units as part of the final phase of a housing project underway in Québec. The housing units are scheduled to be delivered in the summer of 2025.

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    • The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) announced that a second dispensary will open in Trois-Rivières this spring

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    • Blaxton Pub & Grill, a chain of restaurants, inaugurated its fifth location with 300 seats in Québec's Videotron Centre. The project cost over $2M.

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  • Week of 2024-04-01 to 2024-04-05
    • The Centre de la petite enfance Matin Soleil is officially opening a new location in Varennes. With 83 spots, the daycare will reserve spots for children with special needs.

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    • Sports Experts, a chain of sporting goods stores, is opening a location in Laval’s Sainte-Dorothée neighbourhood

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    • The Ville de Montréal is investing just over $35M in decontaminating land to be used for real estate projects, such as housing, childcare centres, and community spaces. Québec is partly funding the initiative.

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    • Lightspeed Commerce, a Montréal-based company that provides technological solutions to businesses, is cutting 280 jobs as a result of restructuring

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    • Taiga Motors is an electric off-road vehicle manufacturer in Montréal. The company is suspending its operations and cutting 70 positions.

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    • Université Laval is investing $40M in building a tennis complex at its campus in Québec. Honco Buildings, a steel building manufacturer based in Anjou, is receiving nearly $30M of this amount to carry out the project, which will begin this fall.

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    • ProColor Collision, an auto body repair network, is investing nearly a million dollars in a project to expand and modernize its facilities in Baie-Saint-Paul

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    • The Ville de Saguenay will invest nearly $5M in the construction of a new pool in the borough of Chicoutimi. The project is scheduled to begin in May and will be complete by the end of the summer.

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    • The Société de transport du Saguenay is looking to fill driver positions to maintain regular public transit service

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    • The Government of Quebec plans to invest nearly $246M in various roadwork projects in Outaouais over the next two years

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    • Espaces Lokalia, a real estate developer and manager, began construction on a 56-unit residential building in Québec. The total project cost is estimated at nearly $14M. The project is scheduled to be delivered in the summer of 2025.

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    • Groupe INVESTIIR, a real estate developer, is investing over $250M in building the Pine Hill Domain project in Brownsburg-Chatham. This project will include 500 cottages and a spa. The developer will also reopen the Lac Carling ski resort. The project will create nearly 200 jobs and be complete within five years.

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    • The ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec estimates that there is a shortage of around 1,200 family doctors in the province

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    • The Corporation Ski & Golf Mont-Orford is investing $2M in various equipment, including some machines to improve snowmaking, in preparation for the next ski season

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    • BRP is a recreational vehicle manufacturer. The company is planning to cut 300 jobs, which are primarily temporary positions, at its plant in Valcourt to compensate for lower snowmobile sales by reducing manufacturing output.

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    • Mission Unitaînés, the Ville de Granby, and the governments of Canada and Quebec are partnering to build a 100-unit apartment building for independent seniors in Granby. The project, which is valued at $23.5M, will be complete in the spring of 2026.

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    • The Government of Quebec plans to invest over $295M in various roadwork projects in Estrie over the next two years

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    • The Government of Quebec announced that a $274M investment will be made in improving road safety and infrastructure in the Centre-du-Québec region over the next two years

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    • The Direction de la protection de la jeunesse Côte-Nord currently has 14 positions to fill in evaluating reports, which require membership in a professional association

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    • The Cégep Édouard-Montpetit in Longueuil has begun work to rehabilitate its pool. The overall project, valued at nearly $10M, is receiving $5M from the Government of Quebec. Construction began on April 1 and will be completed by the spring of 2025.

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    • The Government of Quebec will invest around $90M in renovating the seven airports in Nunavik over the next two years

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing $177M in maintaining and repairing roads and airport infrastructure throughout Abitibi-Témiscamingue over the 2024–2026 period

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    • The Centre de bénévolat de Saint-Hyacinthe has begun the second phase of work to refurbish a presbytery that will be home to part of its operations at the end of 2024. The $8.3M project is supported by a fundraising campaign.

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    • The Ville de Brossard is investing approximately $6M in repaving some of its streets. The project is scheduled to take place in July.

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    • Machinex, a recycling equipment manufacturer, and the Quebec Beverage Container Recycling Association are investing approximately $50M in building a processing centre for returnable containers in Sorel-Tracy. This project will create around 40 jobs.

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    • Dubelle Developments, a real estate developer, and Les Entreprises Delcob are building 170 affordable housing units in the first phase valued at $70M in Longueuil. The project is scheduled to be complete in July 2025. Ultimately, the four-phase project will include 800 housing units.

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  • Week of 2024-03-25 to 2024-03-29
    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada granted $2.47M to the Comité de zone d'intervention prioritaire du Sud-de-l’Estuaire, a Rimouski-based organization for environmental conservation and protection, to restore the ecosystems in the Rimouski and Ouelle rivers

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    • The residential and long-term care centre in Chandler began an expansion that will include 48 additional rooms. The project is expected to be finished before the fall of 2025.

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    • The Government of Quebec announced $3.8M in funding, which includes $2.7M for labour, to support the fisheries sector in Gaspésie and Îles-de-la-Madeleine

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    • Mission Unitaînés, a non-profit organization, announced that a building with 100 units will be built in Shawinigan thanks to support from the three levels of government. The $23.5M project, which is scheduled to start this summer, is expected to be complete by the spring of 2026.

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    • The Maison des Aînés (MDA) de Saint-Canut, a seniors' care facility with a capacity for 72 residents, recently opened

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    • Agtech, an organization that develops technological tools for cultivators, received a subsidy of more than $41.6M to support the creation of an innovation centre in agroscience and agritechnology in L'Assomption. The project cost is estimated at more than $46.3M.

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    • The Wanaki Centre in Kitigan Zibi, an addiction treatment facility for First Nation and Inuit people, reopened after a $4M expansion. The project was funded by the Government of Canada.

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    • The Centre de la Petite Enfance Au cœur des Découvertes, which is a daycare centre in Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover, has started to build a centre that will be able to accommodate 80 children. The project cost is estimated at $3.3M and is expected to create 20 jobs when it opens in September.

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    • Fast-food chain Wendy's will create approximately 40 jobs in Sherbrooke once it opens its first restaurant in that city in April

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    • The Ville de Granby is investing $27.3M in road work, sustainable mobility infrastructure and its wastewater and water supply systems for 2024. The Government of Quebec is investing $4.8M in the road portion of the project.

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    • Resolute Forest Products will be closing the Comtois sawmill in Lebel-sur-Quévillon for an unspecified period. Fifty jobs will be lost as a result of this decision.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire Marie-Victorin is currently expanding the Claude-Lafortune school in Longueuil. The project of more than $41M must be finished by the fall and will allow the school to accommodate up to 638 students.

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    • The Ville de Laval has invested $6.9M to date in renovating the pool at the Centre de protection de l'enfance et de la jeunesse. The project will begin this spring and be complete by the fall of 2025.

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    • The Complexe communautaire Laval received $10M from the Government of Canada and $15M from the Hellenic Community of Greater Montréal to build the complex

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    • The Collège de Rosemont in the borough of the same name in Montréal, will begin renovations on one of its wings soon. The project of nearly $14M should be completed within two years.

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    • L’École de technologie supérieure, a university-level institution in Montréal, received $5M from the Government of Quebec to develop quantum science. The overall project, which includes four research chairs, is valued at more than $19M.

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    • The Port of Montréal received an investment of up to $16.75M from the federal government to repair and add a track to the Pie-IX railway bridge and to build a storage area

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    • The Service de police de Laval began a recruitment campaign to fill 61 police officer positions for 2024-2025

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    • The Centre de services scolaire du Fer reported that there is a current shortage of 18 full- and part-time educators for child care at its various schools

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    • In June, the Fondation Santé Rouyn-Noranda will begin construction on a home for people undergoing cancer treatment. The $10M project is scheduled to be complete by the spring of 2025.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et services sociaux de la Montérégie-Est launched a recruitment campaign to fill positions at its various facilities

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    • Vallée Auto Saint-Georges, a car dealership in Saint-Georges, is investing $8M in the construction of a building that will help the company expand its operations. Delivery is scheduled for 2025.

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    • Chantier Davie, a shipbuilder in Lévis, signed a $19M agreement with the federal government to complete the preparatory stages for the construction of six icebreakers. The contract will create approximately 35 jobs.

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    • The Cégep de Thetford is investing $13.7M, which includes $9M from the Government of Quebec and the regional county municipality of Appalaches, in building a sports facility. Sherbrooke-based Construction Gératek will be in charge of the project, which will begin in June.

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    • Carbonleo, a developer, should complete the first phase of its Royalmount project in Montréal by August. Valued at $1.5B, the complex includes businesses, restaurants and a movie theatre.

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    • Elkem Métal Canada Inc., a steel industry company in Chicoutimi, is laying off 40 technical, administrative and scientific staff at its process research facility for the production of biocarbon briquettes

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    • Le Manoir d'Armagh, a seniors' residence in the municipality of the same name, is seeking care staff, particularly orderlies, for when operations resume at the facility with 14 apartments

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    • The municipalities of Mont-Laurier, Lac-Saguay and Sainte-Anne-du-Lac received substantial funding totalling over $4.9M to improve their local road network infrastructure

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    • The regional county municipality of Autray received $1.6M from the ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Habitation. The funds are intended to improve the organization of the tourism network for discovering the region's landscapes and attractions.

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    • Job fair Sherbrooke will take place on April 27 at the Centre des foires. Événement Carrières is organizing the free fair, which will offer around 2,000 positions in more than 50 companies.

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    • The Université de Sherbrooke will be able to acquire quantum computing research equipment worth over $11M thanks to the participation of the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Government of Quebec and other partners

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    • The Ville de Gatineau is currently recruiting police officers to fill vacancies

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    • Eastern Quebec Seafoods, a shrimp and snow crab processor and a subsidiary of Royal Greenland, is closing their plant in Matane permanently. As a result, 55 local jobs will be lost.

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    • L’Auberge canine et féline chez Steph, a pet boarding service, opened in Sainte-Luce after a $1.5M investment. A few jobs will be created.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux du Bas-Saint-Laurent announced that its first intensive behavioural rehabilitation unit will be opening in Saint-Cyprien. A new team with 18 members is being formed thanks to a $2M annual budget.

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  • Week of 2024-03-19 to 2024-03-23
    • Opti-Com Solutions, a distribution company of innovative artificial intelligence products, will invest over $3.6M in an air disinfection and odour reduction system project for the pork and poultry industries. The Government of Quebec is investing $1.7M in the project.

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  • Week of 2024-03-18 to 2024-03-22
    • Les Habitations Manicouagan, a real estate developer, will build 56 affordable housing units near Baie-Comeau. The project is scheduled to begin within a year and be complete in 2026.

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    • À Qui Le Tour?, a gaming pub, has declared bankruptcy. The Carrefour Rimouski bar has been closed since February 9.

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    • Telus, a telecommunications company, announced that 53 positions will be eliminated across the province, including 42 jobs in Rimouski

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux du Bas-Saint-Laurent has 12 pharmacist positions available across its facilities

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Jean-de-Dieu has invested over $3M in rebuilding its garage. The provincial government’s Programme d’amélioration et de construction d’infrastructures municipales is funding 82% of the project cost.

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    • The Cégep de Trois-Rivières is building 100 student housing units in the former Sœurs de L'Assomption convent in Trois-Rivières. The $10M project is possible thanks to an $8M investment from the provincial government. The project will be completed in the winter of 2025.

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    • The Cégep de Sept-Îles is investing $20M over 10 years in renovating its campus and facilitating the traffic flow between its buildings

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    • The Régie d’exploitation du complexe sportif de Delson et Sainte-Catherine will begin construction on the building shortly. The sports complex will be located in Delson. The project, which is valued at over $30M, should be complete in the fall of 2025.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue is continuing its campaign to recruit a few hundred people who will replace employment agency staff at its various facilities

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    • The Ville de Longueuil announced that the final phase of construction to rehabilitate Chemin de Chambly will begin in April. The project, valued at $18.8M, is scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2024.

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    • TC Transcontinental, a distributor of promotional material, will lay off 25 people following the closure of its distribution centre in Cowansville on April 10

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    • The Ville de Val-D’Or has awarded a $4.6M contract for the fourth phase of construction on an underground and surface redevelopment project on 3rd Avenue. Duroking, a company based in Mirabel, will be responsible for the project.

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    • The Ville de Longueuil announced that the Olympia pool will reopen shortly, following an 18-month project to refurbish the pool. Renovation work was valued at over $15M.

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    • The Centre intégré de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie-Centre has confirmed that its seniors’ home in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu will open in April. The building is valued at over $200M and will ultimately accommodate 192 seniors.

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    • Glencore, a mining company, inaugurated the Anuri nickel mine. Located near the village of Salluit, the facility required an investment of over $600M and will secure nearly 1,400 jobs.

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    • Domaco Encocorp Inc., a company that builds data processing centres, has begun construction on the Microsoft facility in Donnacona. The project is valued at USD $265M and requires over 120 employees.

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Gervais received over $3.7M in funding from the Government of Quebec for a project to renovate and expand its community centre. The estimated cost of construction is around $7M.

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    • The Municipalité de Mont-Laurier is investing $13.2M in building a new library over the next 16 months. This project is possible thanks to various federal, provincial, and municipal subsidies.

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    • The Hôpital de Roberval has acquired new medical equipment and reorganized the radiology workspaces. These improvements are possible thanks to a $1.8M investment from the Fondation Domaine-du-Roy and the Government of Quebec.

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    • The Cégep de Chicoutimi is investing over $5M in refurbishing the pool on campus. The Ville de Saguenay is investing $3M in the project, which will begin in April 2025.

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    • Club Med Charlevoix, a resort in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, will close for a five-week period and lay off 65 employees in April. Some of these employees may be rehired when the business reopens in May.

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    • The Société de transport du Saguenay is receiving nearly $8M from the governments of Canada and Quebec to build a terminal at the Hôpital de Chicoutimi. The project, which is valued at $9M, may begin in the fall of 2024.

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    • Céréales Normandin, a grain producer and retailer in Normandin, is receiving $3.5M in funding from the governments of Canada and Quebec for a project of nearly $6M to diversify grain processing

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    • Pizza Salvatoré, a fast-food chain, will inaugurate a location in Beauceville this May. The business is looking to fill at least 30 positions.

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    • Lufa Farms, an urban fruit and vegetable farm, inaugurated its fifth rooftop greenhouse on top of the Walmart located at the Marché central in Montréal following a $10M investment

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing over $4.5M in the regional county municipalities of Outaouais as part of the Accélérer la transition climatique locale (ATCL) program to implement plans to combat climate change

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    • The Government of Quebec is investing nearly $11.5M in the regional county municipalities of Estrie and the Ville de Sherbrooke as part of the Accélérer la transition climatique locale (ATCL) program to implement plans to combat climate change

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    • Dorel is a company headquartered in Westmount with a location in Montréal. It has cut 40 positions in its North American children’s products and home furnishing manufacturing division, as well as 30 jobs in its juvenile products division.

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance les Petites Pommettes, a daycare in Sainte-Julienne, recently opened and has a capacity for 100 spots. The project required an investment of over $3M.

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    • The Sûreté du Québec plans to hire 1,600 police officers throughout Quebec over the next three years

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    • The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) is looking to hire 295 police officers in 2024. They will be joining 4,629 officers who are already on duty.

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    • Le Chalumeau, a new restaurant, will open in Drummondville this April. This will create around 12 jobs.

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Félix-Valois plans to build 24 new homes for families in need. The project, named Maisons Féliciennes, is possible thanks to a combined investment of $4.5M from the governments of Canada and Quebec. The project is valued at $8.4M.

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Lin-Laurentides announced that construction on a new drinking water treatment plant has begun. The $10M project will be operational by the spring of 2025.

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    • The Université de Montréal (UdeM) is investing $12M in restoring the pool at its CEPSUM sports centre

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    • The Ville de Montréal is investing $7M in its BIXI self-service bike-sharing system. The project includes procuring 1,300 bikes and 68 electric bikes, in addition to adding 32 stations in the city.

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    • The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal will invest $15M in renovating the Centre de réadaptation pour les jeunes en difficulté d'adaptation du Mont Saint-Antoine

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    • Restaurants Lafleur, a fast-food chain, has opened a new location in Magog

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    • The Centre de formation professionnelle EXPÉ in Windsor received $1.3M from the Government of Quebec to implement a work-study training program in the welding sector

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    • Habitat Morin-Heights, a project to build 30 accessible homes for seniors with autonomy challenges, has started. The project, valued at over $18.7M, is located in Morin-Heights and is receiving support from the three levels of government.

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    • The Maison des Aînés et Alternatives de Victoriaville, a care facility with a capacity for 72 adult and senior residents, has opened following a $52.4M investment. The establishment expects to employ up to 100 people.

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    • Air Liquide, a French supplier of various gases, began construction on a new $200M battery industry plant in Bécancour. Ten jobs are expected to be created when it opens in 2025.

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    • Écolo Boutique, a retailer of miscellaneous goods, could lay off up to six people following the closure of its store in the Rock Forest borough of Sherbrooke this October

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  • Week of 2024-03-11 to 2024-03-15
    • Le Mûrier, an organization that works with people living with a mental health disorder, inaugurated 23 social housing units in Les Habitations des Papillons in Montréal after a $5.6M investment from the three levels of government

      yahoo.com
    • Cordé électrique, a manufacturer of electrical harnesses in Maricourt, is investing $700,000 in automating some of its equipment to continue its growth thanks to support from the Government of Canada

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    • La Journée de l’emploi, a recruitment event that will take place on Thursday, March 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Centre de congrès Palace in Laval, will offer many career opportunities with various employers

      ecarrieres.com
    • The Salon de l’emploi et de la formation continue, a recruitment event that will take place on April 17 and 18 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, will offer 15,000 career opportunities with over 300 exhibitors

      ecarrieres.com
    • The Centre de la petite enfance La Chenille, a daycare in Saint-Donat, began construction on a new building to accommodate 94 additional spots. The total cost of the project is estimated at $3.6M.

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    • The Municipalité de Kazabazua is investing $1.4M in building a municipal garage. The Government of Quebec is covering 70% of the cost.

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    • Vêtements SP, a sportswear manufacturer in Val-des-Sources, will lay off 16 people as of April 4 because the company is closing its facilities in the city

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    • Lobe, a network of hearing health clinics, has 29 hearing aid practitioner positions to fill at its clinics throughout Quebec

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    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is allocating $14M to revamp the Saint-Michel metro station

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    • Place Dumas, a residential and commercial building project, will be built at a cost of $2.5M in Nominingue. The three levels of government are contributing to the project, which was initiated by the Association du développement de Nominingue (ADN).

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    • Ubisoft, a video game company, will have 25 positions to fill in its Sherbrooke studio by March 2025

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    • The Municipalité de Lac-des-Écorces received a grant of more than $2.3M from the provincial government to finance infrastructure development, including a garage and sheds for equipment and abrasives

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    • The Centre St-Pierre, a training, support and social intervention centre in Montréal's Centre-Sud area, received approximately $8M from the Government of Canada to build a kitchen, among other things, on their premises

      yahoo.com
    • The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec opened a new residential centre, which is designed to accommodate young teens aged 14 to 17, in Nicolet. This initiative helped to create several educator positions.

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    • Kruger Products, a tissue manufacturer, is investing $14.5M in two plants in Gatineau to increase their production. One of the projects is finished, and the second one will be completed in 2025. The Government of Quebec is contributing around $7.25M.

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    • Groupe Alimentaire Nordique, a seafood and fish processing company, had a major fire in Sainte-Perpétue. The plant, which employs around 70 workers, was affected by this incident.

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    • The Chelsea & Co. microbrewery in the city of the same name is investing $1.8M in expanding its building and acquiring brewing equipment. The Government of Quebec is investing $1.3M in the project.

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    • Approximately 77 principal and vice-principal positions are available in Quebec schools

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    • Exo, a public transit company with trains and buses in the Greater Montréal area, is investing $69M in rebuilding four platforms at Montréal's Lucien-L'Allier station. They will not be accessible for up to one year as a result.

      cbc.ca
    • The Municipalité de Lorainville is investing $2.6M in building 10 affordable housing units. The project, which will be half financed by the Government of Quebec, will begin in August and be finished by June 2025. Eurêka Immobilier, a local company, will construct the buildings.

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    • The Ville de Longueuil is investing $56.5M in upgrading the Louise-Gravel drinking water plant. The project, which will be divided into several phases, will begin at the end of 2024 and should be completed by 2027.

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    • Developer Constructions Benoit Doyon will build a residential complex in Malartic. The project, which could include up to 22 energy-efficient buildings, should begin in the coming months.

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    • Vêtements SP, a sportswear manufacturer, laid off approximately 30 employees at its plant in Saint-Hyacinthe after a contract ended

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    • Total Ocean, an oil and sealskin processing company in Îles-de-la-Madeleine, has filed for bankruptcy

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    • Récupération des Basques, a recycling centre in Trois-Pistoles, closed on February 9. As a result, 13 to 15 jobs were lost.

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    • The Ville de Saint-Basile received $4.5M in funding from the Government of Quebec to upgrade its fire station. Construction work, which is estimated to cost a total of $5.2M, begins in March.

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    • The 27th edition of the Salon de l’emploi Charlevoix au boulot! will take place on April 6 at the Domaine Forget in Saint-Irénée. Job seekers will be able to find out about employment opportunities in the region.

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    • The Government of Quebec is granting $4.2M over three years to maintain operations at the Train de Charlevoix, which contributes to the region's tourism industry by connecting the cities of Québec and La Malbaie

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    • Developer Jean-François Dubois is investing $2M in the construction of two buildings with eight units in Plessisville. Construction YGC, a local contractor, is in charge of the project.

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    • Developer Société immobilière PBL is investing $4.5M in building 24 units on the former Garage Dubois site in Plessisville. Local contractor Constructions Piché Laurendeau is in charge of the project.

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    • The buffet restaurant Saveur des Continents is laying off 25 people because the company closed its location in Sherbrooke, which may be related to a drop in revenue

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    • Olymel, a meat processing company, cut more than 42 positions at its plant in Drummondville after two bacon production lines were relocated in Ontario

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    • MR-63 Montréal will be a cultural and gastronomic centre that will open in the Sud-Ouest borough in the fall of 2025 thanks to an investment of nearly $29M, which was made by several partners

      ctvnews.ca
    • The Ville de Montréal will invest more than $50M over 10 years to refurbish the facilities for the Groupe tactique d'intervention of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal. Phase 1 of 5, which will cost $13M, will get under way this year and be completed in 2028.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Montréal announced that Saint-Justin elementary school in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough will undergo an expansion. The project is expected to be complete by the beginning of the 2026 school year.

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    • Since the beginning of the 2024 fiscal year, the Ville de Princeville has received more than $8.3M in investments. The money will go towards building eight residential projects.

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    • Holocie, a solidarity co-op, is investing nearly $25M in the construction of a building with 66 affordable housing units in Granby. The City and the governments of Quebec and Canada are contributing $18.5M to the project, which will be finished by the spring of 2025.

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  • Week of 2024-03-04 to 2024-03-08
    • The Old Brewery Mission, a resource for the homeless, will invest $12.5M to house 27 homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless people aged 50 and over in apartments in Montréal, starting this fall. All three levels of government are funding the project.

      ctvnews.ca
    • The Municipality of Sainte-Eulalie is investing $2M to renovate the Noé-Tourigny community centre. The provincial government and the Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Nicolet-Yamaska are contributing $1.1M to the project.

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    • The Quebec government announced an investment of $905,000 to improve pre-hospital emergency services in the Centre-du-Québec region

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    • Soucy International, a Drummondville company specializing in the manufacture and development of track systems for off-road vehicles, has obtained $5M from the federal government for the purchase of equipment to support its growth

      canada.ca
    • Maxi, a grocery chain, will open a location in the Saint-Nicolas area of Lévis in the fall. Nearly 100 jobs will be created as a result of the construction work and the staffing requirements needed to run the business.

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    • The Municipality of Frampton is investing over $3M to build a 63-place early childhood centre on its territory. Construction will start in the summer and be completed by spring 2025.

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    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is continuing to build 4 new mechanical ventilation stations, bringing the total number of stations in its metro network to 88.

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    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) recently completed the commissioning of two mechanical ventilation stations, including the Alexandre-DeSève station, which required an investment of nearly $21M.

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    • The Town of Saint-Henri-de-Taillon has received $1.2M in financial assistance from the Quebec government for the construction of a multi-service building near the marina. Work will start in September, at an estimated cost of $2.5M and will be completed in December 2024.

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    • Carrefour Environnement Saguenay, an electronics recycling and reclamation company, is closing two plants, including one in Saguenay. Thirty-five people will lose their jobs as a result.

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    • The Centre intégré de cancérologie de l'Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus, located in Québec City, has invested $8.3M to purchase an MRI-LINAC machine, which will improve oncology treatments and be operational in October

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    • The Mashteuiatsh Band Council and the Quebec government will invest at least $5M in a road construction project to create a safe passageway and reduce heavy truck traffic on the community's territory

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    • Pickleball Lévis, a recreational facility, will open in March in the Saint-Romuald area of Lévis. The six-court centre required $2M in financing.

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    • The Just for Laughs Group, a large Montréal-based conglomerate that includes festivals, television productions and shows, has been forced into bankruptcy. Seventy employees will lose their jobs.

      globalnews.ca
    • Giant Tiger, a retail chain, opened a new branch in Boisbriand in March, replacing the one in Saint-Thérèse

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    • Groupe Evoludev, a real estate developer, and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ are starting work on the O-RIVE project, which will include 117 rental units and retail space in Montréal East. The first occupants will move in during the summer of 2025.

      yahoo.com
    • The Municipality of Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard has received a $2.8M grant to renovate the road infrastructure on Montée du Val-de-Loire

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    • The Bar-B-Barn, a family restaurant located in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, has ceased operations

      montrealgazette.com
    • The City of Princeville is starting renovations to its Centre sportif Paul-de-la-Sablonnière. The two levels of government are contributing $3M to this project, valued at a total of $6.59M and scheduled for completion in December 2024.

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    • Logis-Rap, a housing organization for young people aged 18 to 30 in difficulty or at risk of becoming homeless, will inject over $5M to provide 16 housing units in the Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough of Montréal. All three levels of government are funding the project.

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    • The restaurant at Motel Blanchet in Drummondville will be under new management as of March 25. The restaurant, which has already found some of the staff it needs, still has a dozen positions to fill, and plans to invest an initial $60,000 to make changes.

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    • Lion Électrique, a manufacturer of electric buses and trucks, is temporarily laying off 100 workers at its Saint-Jérôme plant due to financial losses and delayed government subsidies

      financialpost.com
    • Novatech Canada, a glass manufacturer, is closing its plant in Montréal's Anjou district to transfer operations to its other Quebec branches. Some 40 employees will be laid off.

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    • Still Good, a processor of food by-products into reclaimed ingredients, is injecting around $5M in new technologies and equipment for 2024 at its Montréal plant

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    • Saint-Houblon, a microbrewery, has closed one of its three Montréal restaurants, in the Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough. The decision was prompted by the fact that the site was in urgent need of considerable renovation.

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    • Aubainerie, a chain of family clothing and home products stores, will close its location on Mont-Royal Avenue in Montréal. Among the 25 employees affected, several will be redirected to the banner's other locations.

      news
    • Expedia, an American company operating several online travel agencies, is laying off around 1,500 employees worldwide, without specifying the locations affected

      www.cnn.com
    • Société de transport de l'Outaouais is investing $6M to redevelop Gabrielle-Roy terminus in Gatineau

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    • Lac-Mégantic-based Fromagerie La Chaudière is investing $10.5M in new equipment to improve productivity. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is funding the project to the tune of $5M.

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    • Plateforme Agora, the Montréal-based operator of the Panier bleu transactional website, will cease operations and lay off 39 employees

      cbc.ca
    • Noranda Hôtel & Spa in Rouyn-Noranda is investing $4M in new spa facilities. The Quebec government is contributing financially to the project, which will be completed in the fall.

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    • Creeco, a management company owned by the Cree Nation, is investing $10M in the Quality Inn & Suites hotel in Val-D'Or. This sum will be used to add a new section that will increase the facility's capacity.

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    • Transport Tshiuetin, an Indigenous rail transport company operating between Shefferville and Sept-Îles, is investing $25M over 5 years to modernize its rail cars and one of its camps

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    • BRP, a manufacturer of on- and off-road recreational vehicles, is investing at least $100M to build a distribution centre in Saint-Philippe. Rosefellow, a Montréal-based developer, is in charge of the project, which should be completed by the end of 2025.

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    • The Centre de santé et de services sociaux de la Côte-Nord is currently on a recruitment drive, looking to fill up to 700 positions in the various facilities on its territory

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    • Mission Unitaînés, an organization dedicated to building affordable housing for seniors, and the governments of Quebec and Canada are investing $23.5M to build a 100-unit apartment building in Saint-Hyacinthe, to be completed in the spring of 2026

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    • The School Service Centres in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region are looking for 24 full- and part-time teachers

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    • Electronic Arts, an American video game developer and producer, is laying off around 670 employees worldwide, without specifying the locations affected. Motive Studio in Montréal belongs to the group.

      cnbc.com
    • The Centre de services scolaire des Hauts-Cantons inaugurated the expansion of École Louis-Saint-Laurent. The nearly $10.6M project will have created several additional rooms and an outdoor classroom on the roof.

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    • The City of Sherbrooke is injecting $5.3M into the construction of a new fire station and adjacent road infrastructure in the borough of Fleurimont. The work is expected to be completed in December.

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    • Montréal restaurant Le Pourvoyeur has closed its locations on Jean-Talon and Fleury streets due to the current economic situation

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    • The School Service Centres in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region are looking for 10 full- and part-time teachers

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    • Urbanité, a Victoriaville-based real estate developer, has announced the construction of 16 affordable housing units in Nicolet. This $5M project was made possible thanks to $3.2M in financial support from the Société d'habitation du Québec and $900,000 from the city.

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    • Mission Emploi Arthabaska-Érable, a recruitment event, will present its 6th edition on April 4, 2024 at the Victoriaville Convention Centre. Some 60 employers will be present, with over 1,000 jobs on offer.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de la Riveraine is starting construction of a 13-classroom school in Bécancour. Therrien Entrepreneur Général, a Nicolet-based construction company, is responsible for the project, which is scheduled for completion in May 2025.

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    • Innotex, a manufacturer of protective clothing for firefighters, has announced that it will permanently close its Laurierville plant on April 26, 2024. The company employs 16 seamstresses.

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    • Centre d'Excellence GolfIn, an indoor golf centre, has opened a location in Saint-Christophe-d'Arthabaska. About 15 employees work there.

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  • Week of 2024-02-26 to 2024-03-01
    • The Centre de formation professionnelle Harricana is offering an accelerated healthcare training program, accompanied by a $12,000 bursary, in Amos and Val-D'Or. It will enable graduates to work as orderlies and service assistants.

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    • Abcourt Mines has restarted its iron ore processing plant at the Sleeping Giant mine between Amos and Matagami, and is looking for 150 employees from the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region

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    • The City of Sept-Îles is currently renovating its drinking water treatment plant. The $15M project got under way in January.

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    • Armature nationale, a company specializing in the manufacture of steel rebars, inaugurated its new $9.3M plant in Rouyn-Noranda. The Quebec government contributed $4.8M to the project.

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    • The Fonds NQ Investissement minier has obtained $10M from the Société de développement de la Baie-James and $7M from the Administration régionale Baie-James to promote private and public investment in the various stages of the mining sector.

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    • Maison Nordique, which specializes in prefabricated homes, is investing $2.3M at its La Sarre plant to increase production. Around ten new jobs will be created, in addition to the forty or so already in place. The project is scheduled for completion in June.

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    • The City of Boucherville will invest $12.2M to repair various streets on its territory, including the sewer, water and lighting systems, over the course of the year.

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    • Créations CheeseCakes, already established in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, will open a branch in Sorel-Tracy at the beginning of April.

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    • Chez l'italien restaurant to open soon in Sorel-Tracy

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    • The Municipality of Laverlochère-Angliers is investing more than $2M, financed mainly by the Quebec government, to install water treatment equipment in most homes and businesses in the Angliers sector by the end of 2024

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    • Divex Marine, which specializes in underwater work, and Mount Royal Walsh, a ship repair company, are investing around $15 M in a building that will serve as their headquarters and house part of their operations in Mont-Saint-Hilaire

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    • Devimco, a real estate developer, is investing $230M to build the Myral skyscraper in Longueuil. The project, which will include 555 homes and businesses, is scheduled to deliver its first apartments in 2027.

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    • The Corporation de développement de logements de Sept-Îles will proceed with the construction of a 60-unit building thanks to $4.3M in financial assistance from the City. The overall project cost is estimated at $25.4M.

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    • Corev Immobilier Inc., a real estate developer, is proceeding with the demolition of the former Bennett Fleet factory in Chambly, to convert it into a real estate complex incorporating a retirement home and a residential building. The project is valued at $150M.

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    • Cégep de Valleyfield inaugurated the second phase of its student residence expansion. The Quebec government provided $5.7M in funding for the $8M project.

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    • McDonald's, a fast-food chain, will open a branch in the Cité 3000 real estate project in Contrecoeur. Work will begin shortly, with completion scheduled for September. Several dozen jobs will be created.

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    • The City of Brossard is investing over $13.3M to update three of its parks and their infrastructure. The project will be carried out in several phases, from summer 2024 to fall 2025.

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    • Groupe Medway, a real estate developer, will build a medical complex in La Malbaie that will include 100 housing units, 20 of which will be affordable. The work, estimated at over $35M, will begin this summer and be completed in the spring of 2025.

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    • Iru Izakaya, a Japanese brewery chain, is opening its first 150-seat establishment in Quebec City

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    • Zéro-2 Logistique, a warehousing services company, is building a multi-million dollar distribution and warehousing complex in Saguenay. Commissioning is scheduled for June.

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    • Gestion Tri, a real estate developer, will start work this spring on a building that will house Promutuel Assurance in Saint-Georges. Costs are estimated at close to $3M, with delivery scheduled for fall 2024.

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    • Université Laval has begun construction of the Institut nordique du Québec in Quebec City. The governments of Canada and Quebec are jointly contributing nearly $76M to the estimated $105M project.

      ulaval.ca
    • Neptune Solutions Bien-être, a Laval-based company specializing in cannabis products, placed some of its employees on compulsory unpaid leave on February 23

      lavalnews.ca
    • Québec Industries Océan, a naval towing and construction company and subsidiary of Groupe Océan in Québec City, has reached a $44M agreement with the federal government for the rehabilitation of a Canadian Coast Guard vessel

      stcatharinesstandard.ca
    • Hydro-Québec, an electricity producer and distributor, will inject $130M in 2024 for tree trimming and cutting in order to maintain the reliability of its network

      montrealgazette.com
    • Manoir Stonehaven in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts is investing more than $10M to add a 17-room building

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    • Fairmont Tremblant, a hotel located in Mont-Tremblant, has invested $4.6M to modernize part of its accommodation facilities, in addition to expanding its outdoor infrastructure

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    • PlayStation, a video game division of Sony, is laying off 900 employees worldwide, representing around 8% of its workforce. The company owns Haven Studios, its Montreal-based subsidiary.

      yahoo.com
    • Autobus Granby, a school bus operator based in Granby, will acquire 17 electric buses thanks to approximately $3M in funding from the Quebec government

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    • Mission Unitaînés, an organization dedicated to building affordable housing for seniors, is receiving $117.5M from the Government of Canada and the same amount from Quebec to build 1,000 units in 10 cities across the province over the next two years

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    • Moderna, a pharmaceutical company, has completed construction of its vaccine plant in Laval, following a $240M investment. Nearly 40 people are needed to round out the team of 75 permanent employees.

      montrealgazette.com
    • The Olympic Park is investing over $90M to renovate the tourist areas of the Montréal Tower, adjacent to the stadium. Reopening to visitors is planned for 2026.

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    • Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is investing to install universally accessible elevators at the Atwater, Outremont, Place-Saint-Henri, Berri-UQAM and Édouard-Montpetit metro stations

      info
    • Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Dorval has added more than 2,800 parking spaces in a four-storey car park, in anticipation of growing traffic

      yahoo.com
    • La Distillerie has closed two of its cocktail bars on the Island of Montréal, one on the Plateau Est and the other on Promenade Masson

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    • Les Résidences Le Tournesol, which provides housing for autonomous and semi-autonomous seniors in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough of Montréal, will cease operations at one of its two towers in September

      news
    • IKEA Canada, a furniture and home furnishings store, will inaugurate a planning and ordering centre on March 20 in Terrebonne

      newswire.ca
    • Quartier des marinas, a hotel located in Magog, recently opened its doors following an $18M investment

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    • The City of Beauceville has received financial support of more than $5.5M from the Quebec government for work on municipal water facilities

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    • The City de Longueuil inaugurated its brand new fire station, located in Brossard and built at a cost of $21.5M. The fire department has 300 firefighters, including 6 women.

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    • Hotel and real estate developer Groupe Tidan is investing nearly $25M in the rehabilitation of Hôtel Mont-Gabriel in Sainte-Adèle, which was damaged by fire in 2022

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  • Week of 2024-02-19 to 2024-02-23
    • Les Industries Nigan, a manufacturer of rubber products in Cookshire-Eaton, will close on April 21. There will be 28 layoffs as a result. The end of a contract and renewal of the collective agreement were mentioned as reasons for the closure.

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    • Nouveau Monde Graphite is a graphite mining and processing company in Saint-Michel-des-Saints. The company reached an agreement with General Motors and Panasonic to provide it with USD $50M in initial funding and purchase 36 tonnes of material.

      juniorminingnetwork.com
    • The Ville de Repentigny is looking to recruit people aged 16 and over to fill nearly 100 day camp counsellor positions for the summer of 2024

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Marc-de-Figuery is investing around $2.4M in building the Dominic-Boutin recreational centre. The three levels of government and local partners are funding the project, which is scheduled to begin in May and be completed in October.

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    • Pizza Salvatoré, a fast-food chain, will inaugurate another location in the borough of Chicoutimi in Saguenay this June. This will create over 35 jobs in food preparation, customer service, and delivery.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de la Beauce-Etchemin is investing around $4M in renovating the Polyvalente Bélanger school in Saint-Martin. Construction JL Groleau, a contractor from Saint-Georges, signed the contract, which starts in May and will end in the fall.

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    • Nike, an American manufacturer and retailer of sporting goods, will lay off 1,700 employees globally, which is around 2% of its workforce. The company has five stores in Quebec, namely in Montréal, Laval, Mirabel, and Québec.

      ctvnews.ca
    • The École nationale du meuble et de l’ébénisterie, which offers college-level technical programs, will close its Montréal campus in 2027

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    • Développement Horizon, a real estate developer, will begin construction on two 20-unit buildings in July 2025 in Saguenay. The total project cost to build 350 housing units is around $80M. The project will take place over a five- to ten-year period.

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    • The Ville de Laval will begin rebuilding the ramps on La Concorde and Le Corbusier Boulevards starting at the Laurentian highway (15 North). The project will begin this summer and is expected to take a year and a half to complete.

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    • Loblaws, a chain of grocery stores and pharmacies, expects to create more than 7,500 jobs in Canada in 2024 following a total investment of $2B

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    • By the fall, Habitations Libr’Elles and Logifem, two organizations that support women who are struggling, will have 90 housing units for women in the Sud-Ouest borough. This project is possible thanks to a $6.6M investment from the Ville de Montréal.

      projetmontreal.org
    • The Fabrique Saint-Octave-de-Magpie will invest at least $1.7M, which is funded almost entirely by the Government of Quebec, in renovating and restructuring its church. The project is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2025.

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    • The Ville de Montréal will invest $30M in constructing a service building and refrigerated rink at the Bassin-à-Bois park in the Sud-Ouest borough

      projetmontreal.org
    • The Société de transport de Sherbrooke is investing $23M in various projects related to the electrification of its public transit bus fleet. The governments of Quebec and Canada are contributing $21.4M.

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    • La Fondation des Petits Rois is an organization dedicated to the development of people living with an intellectual disability. The foundation inaugurated a smart home in Montréal following a $6.7M investment from the three levels of government.

      globalnews.ca
    • The Société québécoise des infrastructures plans to invest $13M in tearing down the residential and long-term care centre in Palmarolle and building a seniors’ home. The project is scheduled to begin within a few months and be complete in 2025.

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    • L’Oeufrier, a chain breakfast restaurant, invested $2.4M in opening two new locations in the boroughs of Fleurimont and Brompton-Rock Forest-Saint-Élie-Deauville in Sherbrooke. At least 70 jobs will be created.

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    • IGA Éric Lambert, a grocery store in Rouyn-Noranda, will close on April 14. This decision affects 70 employees.

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    • The Domaine des Deux Lacs, a real estate development project in Val-D’Or, has $48M invested in its second phase, which includes six 20-unit buildings. Construction Trem-Nord, a local company, was awarded the contract, which is scheduled to begin this spring.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe is investing $12M in renovating its head office

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe will invest between $700,000 and $6.6M in adding four modular classrooms to École secondaire Fradette. The project is scheduled to take place over the summer of 2024.

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    • The Institut national des mines du Québec and the Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de l’industrie des mines estimate that there will be 14,358 jobs available in mining by 2028, especially in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Côte-Nord, and Nord-du-Québec

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    • Taiga Motors is an off-road electric vehicle manufacturer based in Montréal’s LaSalle borough. The company temporarily laid off 31 of its 300 employees last month.

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    • Cisco is an American company that specializes in network technology development. The company, which has offices in Montréal and Québec, will lay off a few thousand employees globally.

      citynews.ca
    • Cisco is an American company that specializes in network technology development. The company, which has offices in Montréal and Québec, will lay off a few thousand employees globally.

      citynews.ca
    • Nova Bus, a bus manufacturer owned by Volvo Canada, will eliminate 125 positions at its Saint-Eustache factory by January 2025 as part of its plan to restructure operations

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    • Enerkem, a waste processing company, is building a plant for its Varennes Carbon Recycling subsidiary in the town of the same name. The project, valued at over $1B, is funded by the governments of Canada and Quebec. It will be completed by the end of 2025.

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    • The Kativik Regional Government announced that a number of its villages are connected to fibre-optic internet thanks to a $165M investment from the federal and provincial governments. The overall project, which will cover all the villages, will cost nearly $300M.

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    • Bronswerk Group, a Brossard-based company that specializes in naval technology, was awarded a $100M contract for a period of at least five years to supply parts to the Royal Canadian Navy. The company currently employs 325 people globally.

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    • Nova Bus, a bus manufacturer in Saint-Eustache, received over $19M in funding from the Government of Quebec to improve and maintain stability in its production operations

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  • Week of 2024-02-12 to 2024-02-16
    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is investing $217M in adopting an automatic train control system, starting on the Blue line. The Government of Quebec is providing the majority of funding for the investment.

      info
    • BCE - Bell Canada, a major telecommunications and media company in print media, television, and radio, is dismissing 4,800 employees nationally

      theglobeandmail.com
    • Groupe Canam and Pomerleau, two construction companies located in Saint-Georges, are receiving an $870M contract from the Government of Quebec to rehabilitate the roof of the Olympic Stadium

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    • The Ville de Saint-Hyacinthe and Habitations Maska, a real estate developer, are renovating 1400 Saint-Antoine Avenue to convert it into affordable housing. The City is investing $2.6M in the $10M project, and the Société d’Habitation du Québec is providing a $7.2M subsidy.

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    • The Corporation Kushapetshekan Apituamiss Uashat (CKAU), an Indigenous community radio station, inaugurated its new building, valued at over $5M, on February 26. Over 25 people are employed there.

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    • The Ville de Longueuil confirmed that a new police station will be built in the municipality of Brossard. The project, valued at over $24M, is scheduled to begin in 2026.

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    • Hestia Groupe Immobilier, a real estate developer, will begin the second phase of its Boisé Nature 3R project in Trois-Rivières. The delivery of 60 rental units, which is planned for the summer of 2024, is part of a project valued at over $100M to add 450 new housing units in the area.

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    • The Municipalité de Saint-Félix-de-Valois inaugurated its indoor ice rink. The governments of Canada and Quebec invested a combined $2.6M in the total project cost, which is valued at $5.7M.

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    • The Maison des aînés et alternative de Blainville, a care facility for adults and seniors with disabilities, opened in January. This was an investment made by the Government of Quebec to improve the accommodation available for seniors.

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    • The Maison des aînés et alternative de Mascouche, a care facility for seniors, has opened. The project required a $42M investment from the Government of Quebec.

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    • The Government of Quebec aims to hire 18,000 educators in the early childhood education sector by the end of 2025. Positions are available throughout the province.

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    • The Government of Quebec aims to hire 1,000 people as home support workers through paid training. It is possible to take the courses in various regions of the province.

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    • The Ville de Thetford Mines is looking to fill over 100 positions this summer. Recruitment is aimed at hiring library attendants, procurement staff, recreation facilitators, secretary-receptionists, and other workers.

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    • The Centre de santé l'Équilibre, a residence for people who are struggling, opened in Saguenay. The construction of the centre represents an investment of nearly $16M, which includes over $11M from the Government of Quebec.

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    • Hôpital de Chicoutimi in Saguenay is facing a shortage of staff in its nuclear medicine department. It is looking to fill around 15 nuclear medicine technologist positions to increase the volume of healthcare services.

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    • The Centre intégré de la santé et de services sociaux de Chaudière-Appalaches is looking to fill nearly 1,000 positions in the following groups: administrative staff, personal support workers, emergency responders, educators, and other healthcare workers

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    • Capcium, a pharmaceutical manufacturer in Pointe-Claire, closed its factory and laid off its last remaining employees. The company had declared bankruptcy in March 2023.

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    • Énergie Cardio, a brand of gyms, has filed for protection under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and closed its location at the Place Versailles in Montréal

      ctvnews.ca
    • The Granby Zoo is investing over $1M in building an outdoor habitat for mandrills and Colobus guereza monkeys. The habitat will be complete by this summer.

      dayfr.com
    • The Complexe Saint-Jacques seniors' residence in Granby will close on July 31, 2024, due to a lack of staff

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    • The Ville de Dunham eliminated 10 permanent positions due to budgetary constraints

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    • Maison St-Dominique, a community organization, inaugurated Maison Shelley in Montréal. The building has 37 units for low-income residents with mental health issues. The three levels of government invested $18M in the project.

      ctvnews.ca
    • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, an organization that employs around 400 people in Canada and has a branch in Montréal, is laying off 20% of its workforce

      globalnews.ca
  • Week of 2024-02-05 to 2024-02-09
    • Énergie Cardio, a brand comprised of several gyms throughout Quebec, is closing its location in Boucherville

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Ouest completed renovations on its reprocessing unit for medical devices, valued at $8.8M

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    • TC Transcontinental Printing, a printing company, decided to close its plant in Saint-Hyacinthe. As a result, 190 jobs will be lost in April, though the majority of them will be transferred to Montréal.

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    • Danone, a dairy processor, is investing $20.5M in concentrating the production of its Silk brand plant-based yogurt at its plant in Boucherville

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    • The Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is investing $6.5M in redeveloping its public square. The project is scheduled to begin in the spring and be complete in the fall of 2024.

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    • The Table de concertation pour l’emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges is organizing an edition of the Salon Emplois de qualité. The job fair will take place on October 2 in Vaudreuil-Dorion.

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    • The Table de concertation pour l’emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges is organizing an edition of the Salon Emplois de qualité. The job fair will take place on April 10 in Île-Perrot.

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    • The Table de concertation pour l’emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges is organizing the Salon Emplois de qualité. The job fair will take place on February 21 in Coteau-du-Lac.

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    • The Maison des aînés de Longueuil is scheduled to be complete in the spring of 2024. The building will have 72 beds, 6 living units with 12 spots and over 250 staff.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Côte-Nord is currently looking to recruit staff for its public dental clinic in Minganie. The location of the clinic has not yet been determined.

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    • The MET – Montreal Metropolitan Airport, formerly known as the Montreal Saint-Hubert Airport, received $90M from the Canada Infrastructure Bank to build its new terminal

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    • The Maison des aînés de Beloeil welcomed its first residents at the end of January and is expected to be fully booked by this fall. The $71.5M facility currently employs around 100 people and is looking to fill a number of positions.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire des Patriotes is looking to fill 37 qualified teaching positions at the elementary and secondary school levels, 32 non-legally qualified teaching positions, and several in supply teaching.

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    • The Ville de Chambly is investing $19.1M in rebuilding the Serge-Caron fire station. Construction is expected to begin in September after the demolition, which is scheduled for this summer. The project will be completed by 2026.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire des Hautes-Rivières is investing $40M, funded by the Government of Quebec, in building an elementary school that will be located in the Saint-Luc area of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The project is scheduled to be complete in September 2027.

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    • Lassonde, a juice producer in Rougemont, eliminated 12 positions following its decision to use an external distributor for its Orange Maison division

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    • Kanuk, a winter coat manufacturer, laid off 21 employees due to the closure of its sewing workshop in Batiscan

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    • Fruits de mer Madeleine, a seafood processor, will invest $10M in improving the production line at its plant in Îles-de-la-Madeleine this fall. The project is scheduled to be complete prior to the beginning of the crab fishing season in 2025.

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    • The Société immobilière du Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec inaugurated a building, valued at nearly $37M, in Trois-Rivières. It includes 42 affordable housing units for Indigenous students and the Centre d’amitié autochtone.

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance la Chenille, a daycare centre in Saint-Donat, began construction on a building to add more spots. The municipality is contributing $1.5M to the project, which is estimated to cost nearly $4M.

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    • The Ville de Saint-Jérôme has started hiring staff for the summer. The city is looking to fill nearly 130 positions, including 110 for day camps and around 20 for parks and libraries, among other things.

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    • Beenox, a video game developer that is owned by a subsidiary of Microsoft, eliminated 29 positions at its branch in Québec city

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    • The regional county municipality (RCM) of Lac-Saint-Jean-Est is allocating over $1.7M to implement a climate change strategy thanks to an investment of around $1.4M from the Government of Quebec

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    • Électromike, a technological products retailer in Québec, is closing because it was having difficulty competing with online retailers. The business is scheduled to close at the end of April.

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    • Manac, a semi-trailer manufacturer, will temporarily lay off 45 employees at its plant in Saint-Georges as of March 3 due to reduced demand. Additional layoffs are possible, which could reach a total of 95 by the end of March.

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    • Soucy International, a Drummondville-based parts manufacturer for motorsport, industrial, agricultural, and defence vehicles, was granted a $5M loan from the federal government to purchase production equipment

      canada.ca
    • Rôtisseries St-Hubert, a chain restaurant, has reopened its location in Chicoutimi following renovations valued at $4M. The project created around 40 jobs, bringing the number of employees to 80.

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    • Groupe Épicia, a group of grocery store brands, is investing several million dollars in renovating the Jardin du Mont in Granby. The business will be renamed to become a Val-Mont store.

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    • The Ville de Gatineau is looking to fill 253 camp counsellor and facilitator positions this summer in preparation for its day camps at around 20 locations. The candidates must be between 16 and 24 years old.

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    • SRTX, a textile manufacturer, inaugurated its new headquarters in Montréal, following an investment of more than $200M USD. One hundred people have been hired, and another 500 or so are expected to be hired over the next few years.

      newswire.ca
    • The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) will close its dispensary in Montréal's Plaza Saint-Hubert shopping centre on March 2. Eleven employees will lose their jobs.

      citynews.ca
    • Desjardins, a financial institution, will close three of its service centres in the municipalities of Stoke, La Patrie, and Danville in Estrie on March 8

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    • Café William, an organic coffee roaster, invested over $2M in its new plant in Sherbrooke to reduce its carbon footprint by switching from natural gas to electricity and investing in environmentally-friendly transportation

      ctvnews.ca
    • Sherbrooke Innopole, a paramunicipal economic development organization serving entrepreneurs in the industrial and technology sectors, will lay off 19 people at the end of March. Its operations will be merged with the Entreprendre Sherbrooke organization.

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    • Destination Sherbrooke, a paramunicipal organization mandated to promote the city’s tourism industry, will lay off 33 people at the end of March. Its operations will be merged with the Entreprendre Sherbrooke organization.

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    • The Ville de Montréal will construct a building named Cœur-Nomade with a library and multi-purpose rooms. The community space, at the intersection of the Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Montréal-Nord boroughs, will open in 2026.

      montreal.ca
    • The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable is investing nearly $2.4M in rebuilding the bridge in Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix. Construction FGK, a Gatineau-based contractor, will carry out the project.

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    • Savonnerie des Diligences, an artisanal manufacturer of natural soaps and body products, will close on March 9 in Bolton-Est. As a result, around 15 people will lose their jobs.

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    • The provincial government plans to invest $870M in replacing the roof and support ring of Montréal's Olympic Stadium, a building that is symbolic of the city. The project is scheduled to take place over a four-year period.

      ctvnews.ca
    • Radio-Canada, a national public broadcaster headquartered in Montréal, laid off around 40 employees within its communications and marketing departments, as well as its television and web sectors

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    • The King David, a private seniors’ home in Montréal, will close in the coming months. This decision affects around 40 employees.

      ctvnews.ca
    • Beenox, a video game developer that is a subsidiary of Microsoft, laid off 13 people at its Montréal office

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    • Telefilm Canada, a corporation headquartered in Montréal that promotes the development of Canada’s audiovisual industry, is receiving $100M in additional support over two years from the federal government

      yahoo.com
    • Metro, a grocer, inaugurated its new automated centre in Terrebonne. The investment, valued at nearly $420M, will create around 10 jobs.

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    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) will eliminate 230 jobs, namely 170 vacant positions and 60 that are currently filled. This decision affects its procurement, communications, and accounting departments.

      thesuburban.com
    • The Ville de Gatineau will invest over $800M from now until 2028 as part of its ongoing efforts to conserve water in the region

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    • Gazifère, a natural gas distributor based in Gatineau, is investing over $7M in conducting a study in Outaouais to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by mixing gas with hydrogen. The federal government is funding the program.

      yahoo.com
  • Week of 2024-01-29 to 2024-02-02
    • The Centre provincial d'expertise en énergie biomasse, a consulting services organization, will open in Saint-Marc-des-Carrières in May

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    • Pizza Salvatoré, a restaurant chain, will open a franchise near Acton Vale soon. The investment, ranging from $450,000 to $600,000, will create around 30 jobs.

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    • The Ville de Longueuil will have to invest $15.3M in rebuilding the Mario-Petrone drinking-water plant

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    • The Société immobilière du Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec officially opened the NUTSHIMIT community living environment for Indigenous people in Sept-Îles

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de l’Or-et-des-Bois invested $1.3M in repairing the pool at Polyvalente Le Carrefour in Val-D'Or. Work should be completed by mid-March.

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    • Champion Iron, a mining company, invested almost $471M in infrastructure at its Bloom Lake iron mine. The project is scheduled to be complete by 2025.

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    • Logging company Produits Forestiers Résolu inaugurated its planing mill in Senneterre, which was built at a cost of $47M

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    • Le Moulin de St-Laurent, a cottage rental company in Québec, is looking to fill positions for housekeepers and an administrative assistant

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance La Cajolerie, a daycare centre in Saint-Honoré, will be looking to fill approximately 15 educator positions before 70 extra spots are added later this year

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    • Événement Emploi Thetford will hold the 17th edition of its job fair on April 24 at the Centre de Congrès de Thetford Mines. Over 300 vacancies will be available, and more than 30 companies and organizations will be participating.

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    • Transport Matte, a company that specializes in the bulk transportation of forest products in Donnacona, is expanding its facilities and looking to fill mechanic positions for heavy-duty vehicles. Those hired will join 17 other employees.

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    • The Ville de Saguenay will allocate $2M to renovate the Saint-Édouard church in La Baie

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    • Innergex, a renewable energy producer, will be able to build a 100-MW wind farm in the regional county municipality of Lotbinière, following Hydro-Québec's approval. It is scheduled to become operational by December 2028.

      innergex.com
    • Pattern Energy, a wind power producer, will build the 150-MW Broughton Wind Farm in the regional county municipality of Appalaches. The latter will invest $45M in the project, and the company will finance half of the total investment.

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    • Kruger Énergie, a renewable energy producer, will build a 196-MW wind farm in the regional county municipality of Montmagny. The project was selected by Hydro-Québec, and it is scheduled to become operational by December 2027.

      kruger.com
    • The Office municipal d’habitation (OMH) de Saguenay, in collaboration with the Société d’habitation du Québec, will invest $20M in the construction of a modular building with 52 units to replace the HLM Saint-Dominique project in Saguenay

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    • The Waswanipi Cree Lumber sawmill was destroyed by a fire, which resulted in 15 layoffs

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    • Equipetoi.ca, which specializes in forestry, agricultural and industrial machinery in Saguenay, invested almost $1M in acquiring a new building. The space will increase its surface area by 15 times. Three to four jobs will be created, in addition to four existing jobs.

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    • Microbrasserie Siboire, a brew pub, will open an establishment in Québec's Saint-Sauveur neighbourhood this summer

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    • Airbus Canada, an aircraft manufacturer in Mirabel, is looking to fill several hundred positions in different areas of its plant, which has more than 3,000 employees

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    • Desjardins, a financial services co-operative, will cease operations at its Brompton service centre in Sherbrooke on March 8

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île inaugurated De la Fraternité elementary school in the Montréal-Nord borough after an expansion, which cost approximately $30M

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    • Eidos-Montréal, a video game development company based in Montréal, laid off 97 employees from its development, administration and support services divisions

      yahoo.com
    • À L'Abordage, a restaurant and pub, will open a location in Bromont around the end of April. About 30 positions will need to be filled.

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    • The National Film Board (NFB), a producer and distributor of Canadian content in the audiovisual industry, will close its interactive studios in Montréal and Vancouver on February 22. Fourteen employees will be laid off as a result.

      broadcastdialogue.com
    • The Children's Clinic (TCC), operated by Brunswick Medical which has declared bankruptcy, has closed in Montreal

      globalnews.ca
    • Hardware retailer Rona announced that its distribution centre in Terrebonne will be closing, which will result in 40 layoffs in March

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    • The Ville de Carleton-sur-Mer inaugurated its Léopold-Leclerc arena, which was renovated at a cost of $6.9M. The provincial government contributed over $2M.

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance Premier Pas, a daycare centre that is mainly for Indigenous children, inaugurated its second facility in Trois-Rivières and is seeking staff for when it fully opens in the fall

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    • The Ville de Trois-Rivières awarded a $10.2M contract to Entreprises Christian Arbour, a general contractor in Joliette, to refurbish its Red House at the Monastère des Ursulines to accommodate new occupants starting in September

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    • Tim Hortons, a fast-food chain, will reopen its location on Arthur-Buies Ouest Boulevard in Rimouski towards the end of March once the local general contractor Construction Albert completes reconstruction work

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    • Bar Le Picasso, an establishment in Shawinigan, is temporarily closing in the wake of a fire

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    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is looking to hire 15 safety ambassadors by the spring. The STM is also seeking 20 maintenance workers. The new staff will join the team of 200 social constables who are already employed.

      montrealgazette.com
    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has renovated the entrance building and installed three universally accessible elevators at D'Iberville station following an investment of $38.5M

      info
    • PME MTL, a support and financing agency for entrepreneurs based in Montréal, received approximately $37M from the Ville de Montréal to help it pursue its economic development mission

      projetmontreal.org
    • Otéra Capital, a lending agency in Montréal, will be laying off staff. By the end of April, there will be an announcement about the number of employees affected.

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    • Ivanhoé Cambridge, a property manager with a head office in Montréal, will be laying off staff. By the end of April, there will be an announcement about the number of employees affected.

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    • The Ville de Laval will be investing $6.7M in providing exercise facilities, namely two skateparks in parc du Moulin (Saint-François) and parc Notre-Dame (Sainte-Rose) and a pump track in parc du Sablon (Chomedey), by the fall

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    • The Commission scolaire Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier announced that construction is underway on the new elementary school in Saint-Lin–Laurentides. The Government of Quebec is investing $35.7M in the project. The school is expected to open in September.

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  • Week of 2024-01-22 to 2024-01-26
    • The Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) eliminated 64 positions, including 48 vacancies, throughout its network of stores in the province

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    • Bell Textron, a helicopter manufacturer in Mirabel, signed a $2.3B agreement with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) to provide in-service support for its CH-146 Griffon fleet. This will create 30 jobs in addition to 200 existing positions.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue estimates that there are 30 medical doctor positions to fill, including 17 for specialists

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    • The Cégep de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu invested $32M in building a teaching clinic. The project is expected to be complete in 2026.

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    • The Conseil de Uashat Mak Mani-utenam and the Ville de Sept-Îles will soon begin work to extend the water supply system. The municipality is contributing $5M to the $24M project.

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    • Montréal International, an economic development agency in Montréal that is funded by the three levels of government, laid off 16 of its 85 employees

      ctvnews.ca
    • Pizza Salvatoré, a chain restaurant, will open a new location in Matane in August 2024. Vitalité Économique magazine reported that the project will require a $750,000 investment.

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    • À chacun son histoire, a new subsidized private daycare with 78 spots, has opened in the Novarium building in Rimouski thanks to contributions from various partners. The daycare currently has 14 employees.

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    • The Ville de Repentigny allocated $3.75M to rehabilitate the baseball field at Parc Champigny. The project is scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2025.

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    • The Cégep de Rimouski is investing $15.6M in refurbishing its physical education and sports pavilion thanks to $9M in funding from the provincial government. Construction Technipro BSL, a local contractor, is carrying out the project that is expected to be complete before the fall of 2025.

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    • Sappi, a company specializing in woodfibre processing, is looking to hire a number of production workers at its pulp mill in Matane

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    • Camions Avantages, a new and pre-owned heavy-duty vehicle dealership in Saguenay, will be looking to fill parts clerk positions and over 10 mechanic positions. The new hires will be joining the company’s workforce of around 150 employees.

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    • Camions Avantages, a new and pre-owned heavy-duty vehicle dealership in Saguenay, will begin construction on a facility, estimated to cost around $13M, in May. This will create nearly 50 jobs.

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    • La Financière, a financial services company, will invest nearly $1M in opening a new location in Hébertville next April. This will create around 15 jobs.

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    • RL Énergies, a fuel distributor, began construction on a multi-service gas station in Saint-Félicien. The $5M investment includes gas bars, charging stations, a convenience store, and restaurant.

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    • The Government of Quebec is providing $4.8M in funding to Saguenay-based businesses seeking employees trained in welding. Nearly 170 workers will be able to participate in training as part of a work-study program.

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    • Accueil Bonneau, a charitable organization based in Montréal, is providing housing for people experiencing homelessness who are able to live in one of the 114 units in the Christin. The building cost around $23.5M.

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    • The Résidence du Jardin Botanique, a residence for independent seniors in the borough of Rosemont–La-Petite-Patrie in Montréal, will close on August 17

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Montréal completed renovations to École primaire Maisonneuve in the borough of Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve following a $37.6M investment

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    • Maison du Père, a referral and social reintegration organization, inaugurated the Pavillon Robert-Lemaire in Montréal following a $13M investment. The centre provides accommodation for men experiencing homelessness in 54 studio apartments.

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    • Unity, a software developer, will lay off employees at its office in Montréal, out of a total of around 1,800 layoffs globally, which is equal to 25% of its staff

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    • The Government of Quebec invested over $9.9M in revitalizing roads in Saint-Aimé-du-Lac-des-Îles, which will create a number of jobs

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    • APF Villeneuve Inc., a high-precision parts manufacturer in Crabtree, invested $2M in new numerical control machines. The governments of Quebec, Canada, and Investissement Québec are supporting the project with $1.2M in funding.

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    • Centaur Theatre, an English-language cultural institution in the borough of Ville-Marie in Montréal, has received over $6M from the governments of Quebec and Canada for renovations

      cbc.ca
    • Behaviour Interactive, a video game developer, laid off 39 employees at its office in Montréal

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    • Omnia Technologies, a real estate developer and general contractor in Montréal, began construction on a 10-storey building with 67 rental condo units in the borough of Le Sud-Ouest, thanks to a $21M investment

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  • Week of 2024-01-15 to 2024-01-19
    • Résidence Le Sommet, a residential and care facility for seniors in Québec, is closing due to bankruptcy

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Montréal is looking to hire 243 teachers. There are also 50 teaching vacancies at the Centre de services scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys, which is also located in the city.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de Laval is looking to hire 45 full-time teachers to work in the region

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais wants to build a warming station for people experiencing homelessness in Gatineau at the end of 2024. The $5M project, funded by the City, will be complete in August 2025.

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    • The Ville de Laval is investing nearly $37M in gradually implementing a system, starting in the summer of 2024, with nearly 3,300 changeable message signs for on-street parking in the districts of Chomedey, Pont-Viau, and Laval-des-Rapides

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    • Uni-Vert, a thrift store in Danville, will open a store in Sherbrooke by the beginning of March. This will create around 10 jobs.

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    • The Ville de Gracefield has positions to fill in urban planning, water treatment, and public works

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    • The Ville de Mascouche is investing $7.3M in rehabilitating Mascouche Boulevard. The project is scheduled to begin this summer and be complete in 2025.

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    • Vision Marine Technologies, an electric boat manufacturer in Boisbriand, received USD $3M in funding from the Government of Quebec to develop and market the E-Motion motor. This will create 24 new jobs in addition to 34 existing positions.

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    • The Cégep de Drummondville announced that it will build a new 13-classroom complex. This expansion project is estimated at $49.4M and is expected to be complete in the spring of 2025.

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    • Habitations La Capucine, a retirement home in Val-Morin, began the second phase of construction, valued at $18.3M, to provide 40 social housing units for seniors with a loss of independence

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    • The Government of Quebec is allocating an additional $24M to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec to build the Espace Riopelle pavilion. The Ville de Québec will contribute financially to the project with a total investment of $5M.

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    • Gosselin Express, a transportation company in Thetford Mines, invested $1.5M in expanding its warehouse and acquiring new equipment

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    • Restaurant Le Maizerets, located in Québec, is closing permanently due to declining patronage and rising operating costs

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    • Ocha Café has opened near Baie-Comeau

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    • Tem-Sucre, a maple syrup producer, plans to open a sugarhouse in Laniel shortly

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    • Roski Composite, a personal watercraft parts manufacturer, will close its factory in Roxton Falls on March 31. As a result, 100 employees will lose their jobs.

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    • The second “Nipushipan, j’embarque” job fair will take place on February 22 near Sept-Îles. Around 80 employers are expected to attend the event.

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    • Alcoa, an aluminum smelter in Baie-Comeau, is running a recruitment campaign. The company provides training and a paid work placement for a combined period of seven months, leading to a diploma of vocational studies (DVS).

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    • The Centre de services scolaire Marie-Victorin, which serves the Longueuil region, is looking to fill 31 full-time teaching positions

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  • Week of 2024-01-08 to 2024-01-12
    • The Kativik Ilisarniliriniq School Board is investing around $42M in building a student residence in Kuujjuaq. The project, which is currently on hold, is expected to be complete in the spring of 2025.

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    • The Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) is looking to hire many forest firefighters throughout Quebec in preparation for the 2025 season

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    • Bravo Pizzéria, a restaurant in Trois-Rivières, has temporarily closed due to a fire. Around 30 employees are affected by the closure.

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    • FBO CJETS, an air charter company, invested $4M in building its service centre at the Trois-Rivières Airport. The project has enabled the company to hire around 50 employees.

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    • The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières is investing $2.1M in rehabilitating the gymnasiums in the Centre de l’activité physique et sportive Léopold-Gagnon. The project is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2024.

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance Chez ma tante has partially reopened Les Élymes daycare in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, creating three new jobs

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    • CFT Trailers, a truck body and trailer manufacturer in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, recently acquired production assets and equipment from Remorques Hesse. The 100-employee company will have around 15 positions to fill.

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    • OLIMAG Sands Inc., a synthetic sand manufacturer in Thetford Mines, could receive up to $6M from the Government of Quebec for a project to valorize asbestos mine tailings in East Broughton

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    • The Ville de Saint-Raymond will carry out rehabilitation work on Saguenay road thanks to nearly $2M in funding from the Government of Quebec

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    • Maxi, a supermarket chain, opened a location near Beauharnois. The multi-million dollar investment created 80 jobs.

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    • The Ville de Pont-Rouge received nearly $9M in funding from the Government of Quebec to complete rehabilitation work within the region

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    • Rebelles des Bois, a jewelry and handicraft shop in Anse-Saint-Jean, has closed indefinitely due to a fire

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    • Café du Quai, a crêpe restaurant in Anse-Saint-Jean, has closed indefinitely due to a fire

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  • Week of 2023-12-25 to 2023-12-29
    • Brasserie T! closed its restaurants in Montréal, Sainte-Thérèse and Brossard and laid off 130 employees

      ctvnews.ca
    • The Ville de Saguenay will create 26 new administrative positions in the following sectors: six in legal services, five in information resources, ten in human resources and five related to general management

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    • Habitations l'Équerre, a social housing developer, is investing $11.6M in Sherbrooke to build 33 affordable apartments. The Government of Quebec and the Ville de Sherbrooke are investing $6M and $1M respectively in the project.

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    • The Société québécoise des infrastructures has started building a new $23.3M police station in Waterloo. The building will be used by the Sûreté du Québec.

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    • Midibouffe, a school caterer in Laval, was forced to lay off 14 employees due to the strike organized by the Fédération autonome de l’enseignement (FAE)

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    • The three levels of government are investing $80M in building 191 social and affordable residential units at four locations in Montréal. The first residents could move in before 2025.

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    • Michel Bélanger, who owns 9166165 Canada Inc., announced a $1M investment in Gracefield for the Vimy 2.0 project to renovate Place Vimy to build 24 housing units. Work should be completed by the spring.

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    • The governments of Quebec and Canada equally invested nearly $6M in Sherbrooke to build Mon Shack 2.0, which includes 22 affordable housing units for people with mental health problems

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    • The Ville de Sherbrooke inaugurated the Grandes-Fourches Bridge, rebuilt at a cost of $47.5M, which includes $26M from the Government of Quebec. This link between the city's two areas had been closed since April 2021.

      sherbrookerecord.com
  • Week of 2023-12-18 to 2023-12-22
    • Air Inuit Ltd., an airline based in Dorval serving the Nunavik region, will receive up to $3M in funding from the Government of Canada to optimize its storage facilities at the Puvirnituq airport

      newswire.ca
    • The federal government has allocated nearly $68M to build 185 rental housing units, which are currently under construction in Brossard

      newswire.ca
    • The federal government is providing nearly $75M in funding for a 241-unit rental housing project, which is currently under construction in Candiac

      newswire.ca
    • The federal government has invested over $73M in building 231 rental housing units, which are currently under construction in Saint-Constant

      newswire.ca
    • GoodLeaf Farms, a vertical farming company, will begin producing microgreens and baby greens at its new facility in Longueuil in the first few months of 2024

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    • Richardson International, a company that ships and processes agricultural products, will begin a project to modernize port infrastructure in Sorel-Tracy by the end of the year. The project cost is valued at $1.3M.

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    • The Centre de services scolaire des Trois-Lacs in Vaudreuil-Dorion is looking to fill nearly 20 teaching positions at the primary and secondary levels in various subjects, particularly in special education and francization

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    • XTL, a company providing transport logistics services, will invest nearly $72M in building a distribution facility in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield

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    • Équipements Brossard, a company headquartered in Candiac that rents tools and equipment, has invested over $30M in equipment following the reorganization of business operations

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    • Équipements Brossard, a company headquartered in Candiac that rents tools and equipment, has temporarily laid off around 10 employees and suspended the recruitment of new employees at its rental centres

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Laval is looking to hire staff to fill primarily evening and night shifts in the laboratory at the Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé

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    • Digitho, an electronic components identification supplier in Bromont, plans to create around 20 new jobs over the next two years in anticipation of increased demand for its services. Those hired will join six current employees.

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    • Hydro-Québec is investing $9.5M in improving the reliability of 200 kilometres of its electricity grid in three municipalities in Outaouais

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    • Illusion Boardshop, a clothing and sports equipment shop in Sherbrooke, is closing. The closure is due to fixed costs and a drop in sales.

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    • The Société de l’Autisme Région Lanaudière (SARL), a non-profit organization, announced that its new service centre for people with autism is open in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies. The construction project required an investment of over $2M.

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    • TYT Group, a Drummondville-based company specializing in the transportation of goods, is investing over $10M in expanding its facilities, which will increase the maintenance capacity of its garage. The project is scheduled to be complete in February 2024.

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    • The regional county municipality of the Laurentides will invest over $1M in refurbishing and improving the facilities on the site of the former fish farm in Mont-Blanc

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    • The Station Mont Tremblant Resort Association will invest over $2M in modernizing its convention centre and acquiring new equipment. Canada Economic Development is investing $500,000 in the project.

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    • EAK Sentiers des cimes in Mont-Blanc will invest over $3M in renovating and improving the former fish farming building. Canada Economic Development is investing $500,000 in the projects.

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    • Olymel, a producer of meat products, closed its facility in Vallée-Jonction on December 22

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    • The Municipalité de Les Cèdres is investing over $6.6M in acquiring a private water supply system and making improvements to it. The project will receive a total contribution of $2M from the governments of Quebec and Canada.

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    • Labatt Breweries of Canada, a beer company, is investing $6M in its Montréal factory to install a heat recovery system needed for the pasteurization process. It is scheduled to be operational by July 2024 at the latest.

      foodserviceandhospitality.com
    • Eighteen Laurentides tourism organizations will invest over $11M in renovating and refurbishing their facilities. Canada Economic Development is investing over $4M in support of these projects.

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    • The Kativik Regional Government invested $6.3M in building a drinking-water pipeline in Ivujivik to serve 400 residents

      nunatsiaq.com
    • FLO, a manufacturer of charging stations for electric vehicles, temporarily laid off around 40 employees at its plant in Shawinigan

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    • The Government of Quebec will allocate over $1.6B, out of a total of $2.6B in funds invested in the Northern Action Plan 2023?2028, which aims to implement socio-economic projects in northern communities

      newswire.ca
    • The Government of Quebec began installing eight prefabricated houses in Gaspé and eight in Maria to accommodate healthcare workers. The total investment in the projects in Gaspésie and Charlevoix is valued at $5M.

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    • Han-Logement, a non-profit charity, began construction on two eight-unit affordable apartment buildings adapted for people with disabilities in Rimouski. This $4.3M project was possible thanks to contributions from various partners and is expected to be complete in June 2024.

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    • The Government of Canada will invest around $184M in building the new National Verification and Collections Centre of the Canada Revenue Agency. The investment also includes funding for demolishing the former tax centre in Shawinigan. The project is scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2025.

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    • The Administration portuaire de Newport announced that the first two phases of reconstructing its quay have begun. The project, valued at over $15M, should be complete in 2025.

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    • The governments of Quebec and Canada are investing $5.8M in 35 projects to support the fish and seafood sector in the province through the Quebec Fisheries Fund

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    • Chantier naval Forillon, a shipbuilder in Gaspé, signed a $55.5M contract to build a hybrid research vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard. This project will create 25 to 30 jobs and maintain 75 others.

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    • Le Rouge Vin restaurant will move in the Jacques-Cartier pavilion on Saint-Quentin Island. The Trois-Rivières Marina invests $1.2M in this project valued at $2,7M. The establishment will remain open until its relocation planned for June 2024.

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    • Aux Petits Pieds, a new subsidized private daycare centre, was inaugurated in Victoriaville. It will be able to accommodate 96 children under the management of around 20 staff, including 16 educators. The investment is valued at over $2M.

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    • Ensoleilvent, an organization that supports people in need in Drummondville, announced that the Îlot de Solidarité housing project has been inaugurated. The project includes 23 social housing units and was built at a total cost of nearly $8M.

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    • Innov Habitat Drummond announced that construction has begun on the Appartenance housing project, which includes 14 units for people with autism or an intellectual disability. The total project cost is valued at over $5.4M.

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    • Manoir Station 7, a 126-unit residence for independent seniors, has recently opened in Saint-Jérôme. The project, valued at nearly $32.7M, received funding from the governments of Quebec, Canada, and the Ville de Saint-Jérôme.

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    • Prevost, a bus manufacturer in Sainte-Claire, has signed a $447M agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York to build 381 vehicles. Nearly 150 workers will be hired starting in 2024.

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    • Mont Adstock, a ski resort in Adstock, has opened its reception chalet, built at a total cost of $7M, with funding from the Government of Quebec

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    • The Ville de Saint-Georges will invest nearly $3M in building 41 affordable housing units valued at over $17M. The Government of Quebec will make a financial contribution of over $7M.

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    • The Ville de Beauharnois will invest over $5M in building a 104-unit affordable housing project. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2024 to make the units available by the summer of 2025.

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    • Groupe Devimco, a real estate developer and property manager in Brossard, laid off nearly 20 people out of a total workforce of 475 employees in December

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    • The Université de Montréal (UdeM) will invest over $17M in taking possession of and converting two floors of the Place Dupuis to be used by its medical faculty starting in the fall of 2024 thanks to funding from the provincial government

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    • The Montreal Holocaust Museum will invest $120M in relocating to a larger building in the borough of Plateau Mont-Royal. The project is scheduled to be complete in 2026.

      ctvnews.ca
    • The Ville de Laval will hire around 50 police officers, 18 staff within its fire department, and new staff to work at its 911 emergency centre by the end of 2024

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  • Week of 2023-12-11 to 2023-12-15
    • Waga Energy and Énergir, two renewable energy companies, received over $7M in funding from the Government of Quebec for a renewable natural gas production and distribution project in Saguenay

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    • TC Transcontinental, a company specializing in flexible packaging, printing, distribution, and publishing, ceased operations at its recycling centre in Montréal and laid off 31 employees

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    • Poissonnerie Lauzier is investing nearly $2M in purchasing the Poissonnerie Cartier and building a two-storey commercial building. The new store will create seven jobs in addition to three existing positions.

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    • The regional county municipality of Kamouraska is currently looking to hire architects and technologists with experience in heritage renovation

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    • The Centre de services scolaire de l’Énergie is looking to hire full-time school psychologists

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    • Èst Éco-cabines, a glamping accommodation in Nouvelle, is investing $900,000 in adding two spas. A full-time position will be available after this expansion.

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    • Maxi, a supermarket chain, announced that a store will open in the former Provigo location in Gaspé, following an investment of over $4M. This change in the store branding will create around 20 new jobs.

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    • The Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien inaugurated JC Lapierre, a new ship built at a cost of $5M by Technîle, a welder located in the village of Cap-aux-Meules in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine

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    • Variétés Deschesnes, a toy and home décor retailer, will inaugurate a new store in Rouyn-Noranda in the spring of 2024. Renovations are underway on the building that was acquired to expand its activities.

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    • The Port of Sept-Îles, a ferry terminal in Sept-Îles, is receiving a $10M subsidy from the Government of Quebec to rehabilitate the Monseigneur-Blanche terminal. The total project cost is valued at over $30M.

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    • Cree Lumber - Bois d'œuvre cri, a sawmill in Waswanipi, is looking to fill around 20 positions due to the company's business growth

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    • The Ville de Québec will invest nearly $20M in rehabilitating Stade Canac in the coming years

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    • The Ville de Lévis will fund construction on a building valued at $4M for the Société protectrice des animaux de Lévis. The project, which will begin in April 2024, will be complete in December.

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    • The Port of Saguenay, a ferry terminal in Saguenay, is receiving $112M in funding from the federal and provincial governments to finance the cost of installing a conveyor to transport goods

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    • Le Draveur, a restaurant in Roberval, will inaugurate a grocery store and catering service in 2024 following an investment of over $2M in purchasing a building and modernizing its facilities

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    • The regional county municipality of Haute-Yamaska inaugurated its new administrative centre, built at a cost of nearly $16M

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    • Maxi, a supermarket chain, will create 200 jobs by opening a new store in Windsor at the beginning of 2025. Construction will begin next spring.

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    • Jukebox Burgers opened a new restaurant in the Centropolis, a shopping centre in Laval. The restaurant is decorated in a retro 50s and 60s style.

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    • The Observatoire national de l'amiante, a research body in Thetford-Mines, received $5.5M in funding from the Government of Quebec to finance the centre's operations and activities

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    • The Maison des aînés et alternatives de Sainte-Foy, a care facility for seniors and adults with disabilities in Québec, has opened. The total cost of construction is valued at nearly $68M.

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    • The Ville de Québec will invest over $55M in infrastructure projects, which will be done to prevent the Lorette River from overflowing during periods of flooding. The project will be complete by December 2025.

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    • Beneva, an insurance and financial services company, created an IT Expertise Hub in Saguenay to recruit specialized workers in the field with the help of the region’s educational network

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    • Chez Doris, a Montréal-based organization that provides women in need with services in a safe environment and a day and night shelter, is looking to hire around 70 employees to meet the growing demand

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    • The Ville de Saint-Hyacinthe, Biophilia, and Interloge are investing $69M in building 178 affordable housing units in the city of the same name

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    • V-TO, a sanitary and cleaning products manufacturer in Saint-Hyacinthe, invested $10.5M in the construction of a new building to support its development

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    • The regional county municipality of La Vallée-de-la-Gatineau has started the process to expand its headquarters in Gracefield. The project, which could cost up to $9M, will be funded through subsidies.

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    • Camions BL, a heavy-duty vehicle dealership in Granby, is looking to fill mechanic positions

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    • Several companies from Estrie are looking to recruit internationally to fill around 1,500 positions in a variety of fields, including administration, finance and insurance, education, engineering, hospitality, and food service

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    • The Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine in Montréal is one of two hospitals in Canada that will receive a portion of $50M from the Azrieli Foundation to support research in childhood diseases

      yahoo.com
    • The provincial and federal governments are investing $70.4M, including $35M in Gatineau, in road projects in Outaouais

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    • The provincial government has opened the overpass on Des Galeries-d’Anjou Boulevard over Autoroute 40 in Montréal following a $35.5M investment. The Ville de Montréal helped to fund the project.

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    • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) in Laval will gradually wind down operations at Unité Le Jardin, which is a residential centre for children with adjustment difficulties and significant behavioural disorders

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    • Brivia Group, a real estate developer, laid off 18 employees at its headquarters in Montréal due to the prevailing economic context

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    • Cogeim, a property manager, will have Demonfort build Perspectives Bates, which will be a seven-storey building with 73 condos in Ville Mont-Royal. The first residents will be welcomed in the fall of 2024.

      yahoo.com
    • Laurentian Bank, a financial institution operating across Canada, laid off 55 people, mainly outside of Quebec. This is equivalent to 2% of its workforce.

      baytoday.ca
    • The Société de transport de Laval (STL) has cut around 40 positions, mainly in administration, to maintain service to users during this period of budgetary difficulties

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    • Sushi Taxi, a restaurant chain, opened a second location in Laval. This is its 22nd restaurant in the province of Quebec.

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    • CGI, an information technology and management consulting firm, has cut 55 jobs at its Montréal branches

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  • Week of 2023-12-04 to 2023-12-08
    • The Desjardins Group, a financial cooperative, eliminated 12 positions at the Caisse populaire Desjardins du personnel municipal in Québec. Employee layoffs will take place in January 2025.

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    • Les Grands Bois, a craft brewery cooperative from Saint-Casimir, announced an investment of nearly $2M in expanding and modernizing its production facilities. The governments of Quebec and Canada are contributing to the project.

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    • The CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal hopes to recruit just over 20 nursing assistants to begin working at the Unité famille naissance de l’hôpital Notre-Dame in February 2024 at the latest. This wing of the hospital was built at a cost of $24M.

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    • Camps NT, a company that manages and rents mobile logging camps in Dolbeau-Mistassini, is looking to fill positions in construction, procurement, warehousing, planning and administration

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    • Camps NT, a company that manages and rents mobile logging camps in Dolbeau-Mistassini, invests over $5M to build a production plant

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    • The Centre de la petite enfance Magimuse, an educational childcare facility in Baie-Comeau, is looking to fill positions for educators, cooks, administrators, managers and others at its four facilities

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    • Manulife, an insurance and financial services provider for individuals, businesses, and institutions, eliminated 40 positions at its Montréal offices in November

      reporttime.biz.id
    • The Ville de Sutton plans to invest up to $10M in building a drinking water channel to serve a region with insufficient water supply

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    • The Ville de Laval invested over $19M in building a new fire station in Pont-Viau

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    • The Centre médical Saint-Henri will cease operations at its clinic in Montréal at the end of March 2024 due to half of its family doctors leaving

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    • Next spring, in the City of Bromont, the Société de développement économique de Bromont plans to build a $17M business incubator. The municipal government is investing over $5.2M in the project.

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    • Desjardins, a financial institution, laid off 15 employees at the Caisse Desjardins du Nord de Sherbrooke

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    • The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) invests $16M in upgrading Snowdon metro station in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The project is scheduled for completion in 2025.

      info
    • Radio-Canada and CBC, two public television and radio broadcasting companies, intend to lay off 600 employees and eliminate 200 vacant positions throughout the country over the next 12 months

      cbc.ca
    • Pfizer Canada, a biopharmaceutical company, will lay off between 60 and 70 employees in the province by the end of January 2024

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    • Pfizer Canada, a biopharmaceutical company, will lay off between 60 and 70 employees in the province by the end of January 2024

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    • Université de Montréal (U de M) is investing $390M in rebuilding and refurbishing its Marie-Victorin and Roger-Gaudry pavilions in the city centre. The project is scheduled for completion in 2026.

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    • Taxi Amos Idéal, a taxi company in Amos, is looking to fill taxi driver and dispatcher positions to avoid reducing the availability of its transportation services

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    • Agropur, a dairy cooperative, eliminated 13 positions at its headquarters in Saint-Hubert due to current economic conditions. Employee layoffs have been ongoing since mid-November.

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    • The Government of Quebec allocated $10M to build the Observatoire national sur les incidences des émissions de contaminants sur la santé in Rouyn-Noranda. The funding is allocated to financing the centre’s operations and activities.

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    • Régie Beau-Château, a municipal sports and recreation organization, has signed an agreement valued at nearly $27M for building an aquatic facility in Châteaugay. The $31M construction project is receiving federal and provincial support.

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    • Usihome, a manufacturer of fabricated wooden structures in Magog, is investing over $6M in automating part of its production process. The Government of Quebec contributed to the project.

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    • The Centre de recherche et de développement technologique agricole de l’Outaouais invested $1.6M in the RésOterres project, an agricultral business incubator and accelerator. The project includes four commercial establishments in the region.

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    • The Chelsea Housing Corporation invests $6.4M in building 12 housing units for seniors with a slight loss of autonomy. The Ville de Chelsea and the provincial and federal levels of government are contributing to the project.

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    • In Westmount, École primaire Saint-Léon-de-Westmount, an elementary school, was inaugurated following expansion work valued at over $28M. The school can now accommodate 828 students in 36 classrooms.

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    • The Centre-du-Québec region received $1.7M in funding from the Fonds régions et ruralité to foster collaboration between municipalities in the region and its RCMs, particularly in terms of sharing human resources and equipment within the scope of 10 projects

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    • Technicolor is a special effects and animation studio for film, television, advertising, and video games. The company has laid off around 120 people since the beginning of the year at its Montréal studios, Moving Picture Company (MPC) and Mikros.

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    • The Société de développement social opened the Jardins Gordon emergency shelter in the Verdun borough of Montréal. The shelter can temporarily accommodate 50 people experiencing homelessness. Around 20 people are employed there.

      citynews.ca
    • Produits forestiers Arbec, a wood panel manufacturer, has invested $2M in its Amos plant to date. The company plans to make additional investments.

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    • Entrepôt congelé 10/35, a cold food storage company, invested nearly $50M in building two facilities in Sainte-Brigide-d’Iberville. There are at least 10 forklift operator and material handler positions to fill.

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  • Week of 2023-11-27 to 2023-12-01
    • The Centre de services scolaires au Coeur-des-Vallées inaugurated the school École des Grands-Pins, built in L'Ange-Gardien at a cost of $24M

      portailconstructo.com (available in French only)
    • The Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) Le cheval sautoir announced the start of construction of a $4.4M, 80-space daycare centre in the Sainte-Cécile district of Trois-Rivières. The facility is looking to fill around 20 positions for its opening scheduled for fall 2024.

      lhebdojournal.com (available in French only)
    • Groupe HG Division, which employs some 20 people at its two Rimouski locations, is investing $1M to expand and modernize its Centre funéraire Bissonnette. Construction Paul Morneau, a local contractor, is responsible for the work.

      journallesoir.ca (available in French only)
    • Maski Ford, a dealership located in Louiseville, is investing $4M to build its future garage, located next to its current business. The project will create a number of new jobs in addition to the twenty or so already in place.

      lenouvelliste.ca (available in French only)
    • The Regional County Municipality (RCM) of La Haute-Yamaska announced the start of work on its Sûreté du Québec station in Waterloo. Sherbrooke-based general contractor Alain Lizotte Construction is responsible for the $23.3M project, which is scheduled for completion in 2025.

      granbyexpress.com (available in French only)
    • K-Bro Linen, a company specializing in laundry services, will cease operations at its Buanderies Dextraze plant in Granby. These services will be transferred to Montréal following the recent acquisition of Buanderie Villeray.

      granbyexpress.com (available in French only)
    • The Ministère du Tourisme du Québec and Tourisme Cantons-de-l'Est will invest over $2.8M to carry out 22 projects to improve the regional tourism offering through the Entente de partenariat régionale et de transformation numérique en tourisme

      tourismexpress.com (available in French only)
    • The Ministère de la Culture et des Communications announced an investment of $34.3M over the next 2 years to support a number of digital creativity projects across the province

      lechodelaval.ca (available in French only)
    • The federal government has provided $76M in funding for several residential construction projects to create a total of 341 rental housing units in Québec and Lévis

      cmhc-schl.gc.ca
    • The federal government has provided $76M in funding for several residential construction projects to create a total of 341 rental housing units in Québec and Lévis

      cmhc-schl.gc.ca
    • Microsoft Corporation, a U.S.-based multinational computer and microcomputer company, is looking to fill positions for developers, cybersecurity experts and application developers in the province of Quebec

      montrealgazette.com
    • Microsoft Corporation, a U.S. IT company, will create four data centres in the towns of L'Ancienne-Lorette, Donnacona, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures and Lévis. The nearly $685M project will be carried out over a two-year period.

      montrealgazette.com
    • Microsoft Corporation, a U.S. IT company, will create four data centres in the towns of L'Ancienne-Lorette, Donnacona, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures and Lévis. The nearly $685M project will be carried out over a two-year period.

      montrealgazette.com
    • The Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie du Québec-Université Laval has announced the start of work on a new pavilion. The Quebec government is financing the majority of the total project cost, estimated at over $66M.

      tvanouvelles.ca (available in French only)
    • Réseau de transport de la Capitale, the City of Québec's public transit authority, is unable to maintain regular urban transit service because it has been unable to fill 34 vacant bus driver positions

      radio-canada.ca (available in French only)
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