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  • Support for Self-Employment: point of service at Développement Chibougamau

    22 / 06 / 2015 04:29

    On June 3, the Nord-du-Québec Regional Directorate of Emploi-Québec and Développement Chibougamau signed an agreement regarding Québec's support for self-employment measure,Soutien au travail autonome (STA). Under this agreement, Développement Chibougamau will provide assistance in the form...

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  • Nord-du-Québec workforce needs: promising outlook

    22 / 06 / 2015 04:27

    Québec's mining industry workforce sectoral committee, theComité sectoriel de main-d'œuvre de l'industrie des mines,published a study with positive forecasts for the Nord-du-Québec region. During the 2015-2025 period, the mining industry's workforce needs could grow to nearly 9,000 jobs, a ...

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  • Signature of two major MOUs in Oujé-Bougoumou

    22 / 06 / 2015 04:25

    The leaders of three communities of the James Bay Territory-the Chief of Oujé-Bougoumou, Reggie Neeposh, the Mayor of Chibougamau, Manon Cyr, and the Mayor of Chapais, Steve Gamache-met on June 15 to sign two noteworthy memoranda of understanding that will enable the communities to work tog...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (New Mini-golf run in Chibougamau)

    18 / 06 / 2015 08:58

    The Corporation le Zéphir of Chibougamau-Chapais, aid organization for people with mental problems, conducted on June 6 at the opening of the new run of Mini-golf in Chibougamau. This investment of more than $ 20 000 will allow the development of work experience for students and the clie...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Announcement of the scholars Excel 2014-2015)

    18 / 06 / 2015 08:52

    On May 12, took place the recognize supper of Fondation Excel where six scholars have been honnors. Five students of Chibougamau and Chapais were selected for obtaining a scholarship from $ 6 500 distributed over 5 years. The Foundation also gave scholarship for vocational training spons...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Journée Emploi Formation Nord-du-Québec)

    16 / 06 / 2015 12:52

    On May 13 was held the 6th edition of the Journée Emploi Formation Nord-du-Québec at Chibougamau. More than 500 visitors marched during the day among the 37 exhibitors. Employers with job openings, but also economic organizations and the educational region institutions presented their pr...

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  • Montreal soccer stadium: A great shot for Chantiers Chibougamau!

    08 / 06 / 2015 10:51

    On Saturday, May 30, there was an Open House at the Montreal Soccer Stadium, whose wood structure was manufactured by Chantiers Chibougamau. A one-of-a-kind design, the building's main structure has thirteen straight box girders weighing 77,000 metric tons apiece. The result is absolutely s...

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  • Hope of the North: flattering coverage of Chibougamau and its dynamic Mayor

    08 / 06 / 2015 10:50

    On May 25, a story entitled L'espoir du Nord aired on ICI Radio-Canada newscast Le Téléjournal. It focused on the economic and social development planning going on in Chibougamau to benefit from impacts of the relaunched Plan Nord. It also mentioned the creation of Chibougamau's new brand i...

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  • Summer schedule for Développement Chibougamau

    08 / 06 / 2015 10:49

    Please note that from June 1 until Labour Day, our office will be open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. There will be a break from newsletters in July. We take this opportunity to wish our readers a great summer. Be careful on the road, in the fore...

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  • Annual General Meeting of Développement Chibougamau

    22 / 05 / 2015 10:06

    Développement Chibougamau's AGM was held on May 13. Chair Manon Cyr and Executive Director Céline Collin presented a summary of Développement Chibougamau's actions, involving more than 30 activities including networking meetings, the Natural Resource Discovery event, and several outreach ac...

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  • Radio-Canada/Géo Plein Air rankings: Chibougamau in 7th place!

    22 / 05 / 2015 10:04

    After 5 weeks and 62,204 votes, Radio-Canada and magazine Géo Plein air began unveiling the municipalities that placed in the top ten in terms of outdoor activities. Chibougamau ranked 7th! The top three municipalities will be announced in early June. For more details, visit the Géo Plein A...

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  • Chantiers Chibougamau’s expertise featured in La Presse

    22 / 05 / 2015 10:01

    Two articles about wood-one on the cultural shift relating to the increasingly frequent use of wood in high-rise construction and the other on the Origine project launched last February-were recently published in newspaper La Presse. In both cases, the expertise of Nordic Structures, a subs...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Inauguration of the Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James)

    21 / 05 / 2015 08:50

    On 27 April in Chibougamau, the Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James inaugurated its new multifunctional workshops. Investments totaling $ 6,8 million will allow the Centre to offer several degree programs by moving the equipment necessary to rotatably education.  ...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Les 6es années sont DIXchaînés)

    21 / 05 / 2015 08:39

    April 15 was held the 10th edition of the show "Les 6es années sont DIXchaînés". The students received special guest comedian Dominic Sillon with whom they exchanged tips and advice to then share at the evening scene. This event led to 500 people and profits used to fond school activitie...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Inauguration of the new premises Les Entretiens du Nord of Chibougamau)

    20 / 05 / 2015 04:02

    Last April 16, the company "Les Entretiens du Nord" of Chibougamau opened its new offices. An investment of more than $ 100.000 has helped maintain the range of Eugène Allard products and a wide selection of kitchen items.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckZZQKDmOFU&feat...

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  • A New Drop-Off for Nettoyeur Net Plus

    11 / 05 / 2015 11:18

    Following the sale of Distribution Resto, TeK Style Design will be the new drop-off site for Nettoyeur Net Plus. Located at 451 3e Rue, Tek Style is a dry-cleaning and laundry service for clothes, carpets, and cushions. It also offers eco-friendly and industrial dry-cleaning.

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  • Goldcorp: Bringing Growth to the Region

    11 / 05 / 2015 11:07

    From January 1 to April 20 of this year, Goldcorp spent $8.8 million on goods and services from 49 regional suppliers. As for their workforce, 600 new jobs were created, with 129 positions being filled by workers from Nord-du-Québec. The numbers were announced at a recent meeting of Goldcor...

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  • Snapshot of Contractors and New Hires on the Stornoway Site

    11 / 05 / 2015 11:05

    Data obtained by Développement Chibougamau indicates that as of April, 20% of contractors at Stornoway are from Chibougamau-Chapais, 25% are Cree companies hailing mostly from Mistissini, 25% are from Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, 19% are from Southern Quebec, and 11% are from Abitibi-Témiscamingue...

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  • Annual general meeting

    27 / 04 / 2015 04:16

    Please note that the Développement Chibougamau annual general meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 13 at 5 p.m. at Centre de développement économique, 600 3e Rue, Chibougamau. To become a member, please complete the application form by clicking here and send it to us along with your pa...

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  • Les Entretiens du Nord acquires Distribution Resto

    27 / 04 / 2015 04:11

    On April 16, Les Entretiens du Nord opened its new office at 964 boulevard Hamel and launched its new kitchen and sanitary divisions. Eugène Allard products will continue to be available and a wide selection of kitchen items is on display at the new location.

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  • Unique strategic alliance for M.A.S. Chibougamau and SPI

    27 / 04 / 2015 04:10

    M.A.S. Chibougamau has inked a deal to become the SPI distributor for the Nord-du-Québec region. Under this innovative alliance-the first of its kind in Canada- M.A.S. Chibougamau will offer turnkey service to businesses, particularly for the procurement of health and safety products and se...

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  • La Presse publishes special portfolio on Nord-du-Québec

    13 / 04 / 2015 02:01

    Chibougamau featured prominently in a special portfolio on northern Quebec published in La Presseand La Presse+April 8th, 2015. Chantiers Chibougamau, the new Stornoway Diamonds airport, and major employers in the region were among the focal points of various stories. There was also an ad s...

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  • New visual identity for Chibougamau

    13 / 04 / 2015 01:51

    In a ceremony on Tuesday, March 31, the City of Chibougamau unveiled its new visual identify before approximately 100 people. The new identity is the result of initiatives spearheaded by the City and Développement Chibougamau under their 2013-2017 strategic plan. Stop by city hall to pick u...

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  • Revamped version of the Plan Nord

    13 / 04 / 2015 01:47

    On April 8, the Quebec government unveiled its new vision for the Plan Nord over the next two decades. Investments are projected to total $22 billion and create 10,000 jobs during construction and 9,730 jobs during the operations phase. The first action plan for the next five years is expec...

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  • Appointment of Michèle Perron to the Board of the Société du Plan Nord

    31 / 03 / 2015 10:22

    Développement Chibougamau welcomes the appointment of Michèle Perron, Director General of theCommission scolaire de la Baie-James, to the Board of Directors of theSociété du Plan Nord. The first meeting of the Board was held on March 20, giving the members the opportunity to take stock of t...

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  • Géo Plein Air Contest: Vote for Chibougamau!

    31 / 03 / 2015 10:21

    In Radio Canada's Géo Plein Air contest, Chibougamau is listed among the best towns in Quebec for outdoor recreational activities. Vote for Chibougamau now for your chance to win one of six (6) prizes with a total value of over $8,500. To vote or to see the prizes to be won, click here. Y...

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  • Stornoway inaugurates Clarence & Abel Swallow Airport

    31 / 03 / 2015 10:20

    On March 25, Stornoway Diamond Corporation announced the official opening of the airport at the Renard mine site. The ceremony was held in the presence of community members, regional dignitaries and members of the Renard mine development team. The airport was named Clarence & Abel Swall...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (The appointment of employers of Nord-du-Québec at Chibougamau)

    25 / 03 / 2015 01:57

    On March 19 was held at Chibougamau the appointment of employers from Nord-du-Québec organized by Emploi-Québec, in collaboration with the SADC Chibougamau-Chapais and the Chambre de commerce de Chibougamau. More than 70 people took part of this event under the theme "Human Capital: Your...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Festival Folifrets Baie-James at Chibougamau)

    17 / 03 / 2015 01:43

    From February 26 to March 7 took place the 49th edition of the Festival Folifrets Baie-James at Chibougamau. This eco-friendly event, which took place over 10 days has attracted many visitors, there were a 60 riders at the Crosscountry and 629 participants at the Randonnée du Président. ...

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  • Chibougamau Chamber of Commerce Wine and Cheese

    16 / 03 / 2015 09:53

    On April 25, at Hotel Harricana in Chibougamau, the Chamber of Commerce of Chibougamau (CCC) will be holding its Wine and Cheese. With France as the event's theme, the CCC is inviting you to discover a multitude of wines and cheeses in the company of expert sommelier Jonathan Mattson. For r...

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