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The Montérégie 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 Montérégie, with an area of 11,111 km2, is characterized by a juxtaposition of urban and rural environments as pleasing to lovers of wide-open spaces as to those seeking a fast growing economic environment. It has all the urban services (schools, CLSCs, hospitals, etc.), skilled manpower and numerous job opportunities, making it an excellent place to settle. Situated on the periphery of Montréal and extending to the United States border, the Montérégie has a vast road network linking it to the large industrial centres of the U.S. Northeast.

Information on the territory and its subregions

Economy and employment

The Montérégie region has a dynamic economy combining a low unemployment rate with a strong rate of job growth. Large corporations, major industrial parks and research centres give it an important presence on the national and international stage. Priority growth industries in Montérégie are manufacturing, bio-food, research, the environment, tourism and transportation. In addition to playing a predominant role in industrial research and development in Québec, the Montérégie is proud of a major research and high technology park containing one of the world's highest concentrations of researchers in the energy and metals fields.

Information on the economy, employment, services and cultural life

Business start-up support

Portrait of immigration

Through different organizations and associations, the Montérégie region offers a range of services to help new immigrants integrate and find employment. Several communities are already represented in the region. They come from France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Haiti, China, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Portugal and Vietnam, among other countries.

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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