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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) provides funding and support to Quebec businesses and regions. We focus our interventions on SMEs and non-profit economic organizations.

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Initiative for infrastructure development
Initiative for infrastructure development


Learn more about this initiative that is helping our communities build tourism, transportation and research infrastructure to support their economic vitality and attractiveness.

CED Fast Forward Challenge
CED Fast Forward Challenge


It’s a wrap! The names of the innovative young businesses that have won the CED Fast Forward Challenge are now known. Discover their inspiring projects!

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Funding programs

Learn more about the funding programs we offer to SMEs , non-for-profit economic organization and communities.

Defence and Aerospace

Find out how we can help Quebec SMEs develop their markets in the defence and aerospace industries.

In your region

Enter your postal code to find the CED regional business office serving your area.

Project submission guide

Look through this guide to find out how to submit your project, fill out a financial assistance application or learn how an application is routed.

CED priorities

Learn about CED’s key directions and its priorities for each Quebec region.

Federal Strategy on Innovation and Growth for the Quebec Regions

Learn more about the four priorities that will drive innovation and inclusive growth for all Quebec regions.

Corporate information


The Honourable Mélanie Joly
The Honourable Mélanie Joly

Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages


Manon Brassard
Manon Brassard

Deputy Minister / President


Grow your business

Grow your business

Find out what government can do for your business.

Incubators and Accelerators Driven by Excellence

Incubators and Accelerators Driven by Excellence

Discover this initiative aimed at helping incubators and accelerators in Quebec regions position themselves at a world-class level of excellence, so that our startups are supported by exceptional organizations.

Success stories

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Discover some inspiring stories about SMEs and organizations that successfully completed their projects.

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