Over 100,000 job vacancies in Québec in the second quarter of 2018.
27 / 11 / 2018 09:33
In the second quarter of 2018, the number of job vacancies averaged 116,440 in Québec, up by 32,580 compared with the same quarter in 2017. This is the first time that the average number of job vacancies in one quarter has surpassed the 100,000 mark since these data were first collected in 2015. ...
Hydro Québec, «Efficient Solutions Program»
27 / 11 / 2018 09:31
Get financial assistance as well as general or technical support throughout your project in order to implement innovative energy efficiency measures under the Customized Option. For more information : http://www.hydroquebec.com/business/offers-programs/efficient-solutions-simplified-option.html?...
Nemaska Lithium and the Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James announce a new training for the future Whabouchi mine employees.
13 / 11 / 2018 03:07
As a result of the close collaboration between the Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James and Nemaska Lithium, this agreement will enable the latter to benefit from the facilities, workshops and equipment needed for various trainings. Read Press Release : https://www.nemaskalithiu...
Stimulating innovation and growth to promote job creation for everyone in all Quebec regions.
13 / 11 / 2018 03:01
Ever-changing economic and technological conditions provide Quebec’s businesses and regions with new business opportunities. The Government of Canada wants to make sure that Quebec businesses and workers are able to seize these opportunities. Read News Release : https://www.canada.ca/en/economic...
Stornoway Reports Third Quarter 2018 Production and Sales Results
07 / 11 / 2018 02:52
The third quarter saw the underground mine at Renard attain its full design capacity after a challenging ramp-up period. 184,620 carats sold in two tender sales for gross proceeds of $24.7 million at an average price of $ 134 per carat. Read Press release, click or copy link : http://www.storno...
Opportunity knocks for youth as unemployment expected to stay at record lows
07 / 11 / 2018 02:46
Despite complaints from young people about how hard it is to get work, there is evidence to suggest they've never had it so good. The youth unemployment rate is consistently, roughly, twice the rate of the core-age unemployment rate," says Statistics Canada labour market specialist Martha Patters...
Congratulations to Bay-James Tourism and Tourism Eeyou Istchee
01 / 11 / 2018 01:32
Bay-James Tourism and Tourism Eeyou Istchee are Finalists for Tourism Excellence Award in Category 2 - DIGITAL MARKETING INITIATIVE -Their "Into the North" initiative has made our two ATRs stand out from their competitors. A competition for six participants from around the world to live a unique ...
Wood construction: municipalities need to set an example
01 / 11 / 2018 01:24
If each municipality and each RCM set an example by using wood for the construction of their public buildings, we would make a strong contribution to a forest economy, "said the president of the Regroupement des Communautés Forestières and First Vice-President of the Quebec Federation. municipali...
Pierre Dufour is appointed Minister of Wildlife and Parks
24 / 10 / 2018 04:05
The deputy of Abitibi-Est, Pierre Dufour, is named Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks in the first Caquist government in Quebec history.He will also be minister responsible for Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec. To read the article, click or copy the link: (French only) https://ici....
The North in the spotlight at the annual conference of the AEMQ
24 / 10 / 2018 03:54
The regions of Nord-du-Québec and Abitibi-Témiscamingue have demonstrated the importance they occupy in the mining world, garnering a good portion of the prizes awarded by the Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (QMEA). To read the article, click or copy the link: (French only) https://www.le...
Public Information Sessions - Moblan Lithium Project
17 / 10 / 2018 02:45
The Moblan Lithium Project (lithium mine and concentrator) located approximately 100 km north-northwest of Chibougamau, in northern Quebec, on the territory governed by the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, invited you at Public Information Sessions in Chibougamau and Chapais. Wednesday, ...
Labor shortage: a stubborn problem in Canada
16 / 10 / 2018 01:27
What is the magnitude of the labor shortages in Canada and what impact do they have on small and medium-sized businesses? To find out, BDC surveyed more than 1,200 entrepreneurs about how the lack of workers affects their business. To consult the summary of the study clik ici (French only) To ...
$750-million fund to improve broadband Internet access services in underserved areas
02 / 10 / 2018 03:29
The Broadband Fund will provide $750 million over the first five years to support projects to build or upgrade infrastructure to provide fixed and mobile wireless broadband Internet service to underserved Canadians. The Broadband Fund is designed to complement existing and future private investme...
Immigration and the Labour market : The situation is improving, but some challenges remain
25 / 09 / 2018 05:28
The Institut du Québec (IdQ) released today the report, Mise à jour et clarification des données sur l’immigration et le marché du travail. For read Press Release and the key points, clik hereFor more information, , clik here (french only)
Our forests are in good health: They are not overharvested
25 / 09 / 2018 05:19
Contrary to a widespread myth, forest harvesting is not synonymous with deforestation and does not threaten the sustainability of our forests, which are actually under-harvested. For read Media Releases, clik here
Selection of the regional innovation pole in the Nord-du-Québec region
18 / 09 / 2018 02:39
The initiative jointly presented by the Société de développement de la Baie-James, the Administration régionale Baie-James and the Gouvernement de la nation crie has been selected in the Nord-du-Québec region as an innovation hub. Pour consulter le communiqué, clic here (French only)
18 / 09 / 2018 02:39
Are your company's activities seasonally dependent? Would you like to keep your employees from one season to the next? Bet on training and extend their period of employment! For more information click here (Frech only)
Nemaska Lithium provides project update.
23 / 07 / 2018 01:48
Nemaska Lithium Inc. provided an project construction update and development timeline for its Whabouchi Mine and Electrochemical Plant in Shawinigan. Their project construction and planning are on schedule at both locations and construction activities are increasing week by week.For more informat...
Discovering the CFP Baie-James and its formations!
28 / 06 / 2018 11:39
The James Bay vocational training centre offers study programs in various fields. The centre provides training in construction, health and mining sectors. The list is not exhaustive, as the centre offers a varied program in areas as varied as they are complex. To read the article in French only, ...
The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Gala de la 20e édition du Défi OSEntreprendre Nord-du-Québec)
15 / 05 / 2018 12:00
At Chibougamau, on last May 1 was held the Gala of the 20th edition of Défi OSEntreprendre Nord-du-Québec, 17 awards have been awarded to the winners who have distinguished themselves by the quality of their project and by their innovation and creativity. Scholarships totalling over $ 20,000 were...
Genesis Metals Completes Phase 2 of Drilling at Chevrier
22 / 01 / 2018 01:47
Genesis Metals Crop has issued a press release announcing the completion of the second phase of drilling at the Chevrier gold project near Chibougamau, which involved drilling 32 boreholes. The company expects to receive all analysis results from this phase in early 2018. For more information, r...
$116,900 to Enhance Regional Tourism Offer
22 / 01 / 2018 01:46
On December 14, the Québec government announced that it will allocate $116,900 in financial aid to support the Festival Folifrets Baie-James, evaluate and improve the quality of services offered at Hôtel Chibougamau, and implement the Xpérience Opémiska Project. These businesses and promoters wi...
Nemaska Lithium Signs Deal for Sale of Sirmac Property to Abe Resources and Receives Mining Lease for Whabouchi Lithium Mine
22 / 01 / 2018 01:45
On December 14, Nemaska Lithium Inc. issued a press release announcing the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of its 100% interest in the Sirmac Lithium Property to Abe Resources, a mineral resource company specializing in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral proper...
Higher mining investments in 2016: a major strike for mining companies!
20 / 11 / 2017 10:50
According to the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ), mining investments totalled $2.57 million in 2016, which represents an increase of 2.9% over 2015. The Association minière du Québec (AMQ) is very pleased with this news, since it also expects exploration costs, which reached $300 milli...
Presentation of Osisko Mining Windfall Lake gold project
20 / 11 / 2017 10:49
On November 9, the Chapais-Chibougamau branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM), in collaboration with the chamber of commerce and Développement Chibougamau, welcomed the region’s businesses and citizens to city hall for Osisko geologist Louis Grenier’s presentation the Windfall Lake gold...
Can we build wooden bridges outside our forests?
14 / 11 / 2017 09:47
There is a very interesting article on the use of wood in bridge construction (featuring Chantiers Chibougamau) in the October 2017 issue of Le Monde Forestier magazine. According to Chantiers Chibougamau spokesman Frédéric Verreault, the company is now preparing to build wooden bridges in locati...
Another crucial step for new CHSLD
14 / 11 / 2017 09:46
Since Health Minister Gaétan Barrette’s announcement in summer 2017 that a new CHSLD would be built in Chibougamau, the project has made major strides. A call for tenders to award the construction contract for the new building will be launched in January 2018 and work is slated to get underway as...
Chibougamau town centre urban planning program makes front page of Ordre des urbanistes du Québec magazine
14 / 11 / 2017 09:45
How can a regional town or city centre be revitalized or repositioned with a view to restoring its vitality? Chibougamau aptly addressed this question by relying on its distinctively northern character and incorporating its brand image into urban developments while fostering inclusive participati...
Lettrage Waldi: One of our family businesses is expanding!
14 / 11 / 2017 09:44
The Korcynski family, which owns Lettrage Waldi, has officially announced the acquisition of Imprimerie Nord Graphique, owned by Daniel Boivin and Johanne Simard since 2007. The print shop will continue to operate at its current premises on 3e Rue. In 2018, Lettrage Waldi will begin construction ...
Nord-du-Québec honoured by Association de l'exploration minière du Québec (AEMQ)
14 / 11 / 2017 09:42
Most of the finalists for the recognition awards granted by the Association de l’exploration minière du Québec (AEMQ) at it’s annual Xplor congress held in Montréal on October 18 were companies or individuals operating in the Nord-du-Québec region. Nemaska Lithium received the Entrepreneur of the...