Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) offers guidance to Quebec businesses and regions toward the economy of tomorrow. CED focuses its interventions on SMEs and non-profit economic organizations by building on innovation and inclusive growth, targeting projects with significant economic benefits, and acting as a facilitator in bringing together the right partners for a given project.

As a regional development agency, CED is part of the Innovation, Science and Economic Development portfolio.

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2018 Symposium on the Canadian defence and security market
Symposium on the Canadian defence and security market 2018

2018-08-08 10:00 – Event

Take part in Quebec's defence industry event on October 22, in Boucherville.

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Winter Tourism Initiative – Trail Maintenance Support

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Get support to acquire snowmobile and cross-country ski trail maintenance equipment.


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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.

Quebec Economic Development Program

Discover the Quebec Economic Development Program (QEDP), which supports SMEs, non-profit economic organizations and the regions.

Industrial and technological benefits

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

CED priorities

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

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The Honourable Navdeep Bains
The Honourable Navdeep Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development


Manon Brassard
Manon Brassard

Deputy Minister / President


Women Entrepreneurship Strategy
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Discover the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), that seeks to support women-owned and -led businesses.

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

50 years of economic development
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Learn about the federal regional economic development adventure in Quebec.

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