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The Laurentides region at a glance

Territory and main cities
Economy and employment
Portrait of immigration
Services to immigrants offered by the Ministère
Resources and interesting links

Territory and main cities

The Laurentides region is unique for its abundance of natural resources, a diverse industrial base and prosperity built on a flourishing tourism industry. It offers an ideal setting for those seeking the serenity of nature in proximity to major urban centres. Less than one hour north of the greater Montreal area, this region has a lot to offer.

Information on the territory and its subregions

Economy and employment

The Laurentides region offers good job prospects and many business opportunities in several sectors. It boasts a wide range of industries and abundant natural resources.

Thanks to is flourishing and well-developed tourism industry, the Laurentides region receives over two-and-a-half million visitors a year. Renowned for the unrivalled hospitality of its inhabitants, this region is not only an enchanting vacation destination, but an ideal place to live!

Information on the economy, employment, services and cultural life

Business start-up support

Portrait of immigration

Thanks to several organizations and associations, a wide range of services is available for new immigrants in the Laurentides region to help them integrate and find employment. The region is already home to several communities, particularly from France, the United States, Portugal, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, Belgium, China, Switzerland and Laos.

Services to immigrants offered by the Ministère

Resources and interesting links

 

To learn more

Contact the Centre de contacts clientèle or consult the directory of services offered by the Ministry’s partners.

 

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