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Business and economic development
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Why expand your business into Gatineau?

Gatineau is a young and growing city. It offers a wide range of benefits for businesses, and tons of business opportunities.

Gatineau's economic development initiatives

Conditions conducive to economic development

Gatineau plays an active role in economic development based on the following mission:

“In the interest of a sustainable and equitable economy, and in consultation with Gatineau's economic and political partners, and those of the surrounding municipalities, lead the way by promoting the city's attributes, creating conditions favourable to economic development, and introducing initiatives and measures to support businesses.”

A commission dedicated to economic strategies

Ville de Gatineau is working with a commission that has a strategic role in creating conditions that are conducive to economic development. The Commission de développement économique provides advice and recommendations to the Municipal Council on the strategies that will best serve the city's economic growth, and on how to respond to emerging opportunities and challenges.

Picking your location and getting set up

The Secrétariat au développement économique (SDE) will help you:

  • determine by-law, permit and municipal works agreement requirements; and
  • identify potential locations depending on your requirements.

Contact us:

819-243-2345, ext. 4052
sde@gatineau.ca

Business start-ups, growth and financing

The mission of ID Gatineau, mandated by Ville de Gatineau, is to support and guide businesses that can promote economic development and diversification, along with wealth creation, throughout Gatineau.

ID Gatineau guides wealth creating businesses with strong growth potential through the process of developing their startup, growth and sustainability projects.

What is a wealth creating business with strong growth potential?

Essentially, it is a business with expertise in a distinctive product or service that fills a need, has export potential and the ability to create quality sustainable jobs and to generate investment in Gatineau.

Get in touch through MyGPS.ca

Do you have questions about a business project?

  • Businesses established (or wanting to set up) in Gatineau can contact ID Gatineau through MyGPS.ca.
  • Our business advisor will direct you to the most appropriate external resources.

Guidance and financing

Do you have a wealth creating business with strong growth potential? ID Gatineau can help you:

  • successfully start up your business;
  • speed up your business' growth; and
  • ensure that your business remains sustainable.

Contact ID Gatineau

819-921-1477
idgatineau.ca

Business and building permits

The Service de l'urbanisme et du développement durable will help you:

Doing business with Ville de Gatineau

Online services and other information

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