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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.

Financial support in times of COVID-19 pandemic

We are here to help. Consult our financial assistance measures available to you in response to COVID-19:

You can also contact us anytime.

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Black Entrepreneurship Program in Quebec
Black Entrepreneurship Program

Support to Black business owners and entrepreneurs to help them grow their businesses.

Winter Tourism Initiative
Winter Tourism Initiative - Trail Maintenance Support

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

Services and information

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

Parliamentary Secretary

Élisabeth Brière
Élisabeth Brière

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec)


Manon Brassard
Manon Brassard

Deputy Minister / President

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Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)
Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

More than $280 million in support to Quebec businesses and organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada Seafood Stabilization Fund

Canada Seafood Stabilization Fund

Support for businesses and organizations in the seafood processing and packaging industry affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grow your business

Grow your business

Find out what government can do for your business.

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