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Government partners

 

It bears mentioning that Laval économique receives strategic or financial support from various levels of government, and collaborates with all the major economic development departments. They support the growth of key sectors and the influence of the province’s regions. They include the following partners:

They include the following partners :
  • The Economic Development Agency of Canada
  • Investissement Québec
  • The Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation
  • The Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation
  • The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration
  • The Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec
  • Services Quebec

Government Agreements

Business support policy - Regions and Rurality Fund (RIF)

The Fonds régions et ruralité - volet 2 (FRR) is an initiative of the Government of Quebec to support regional county municipalities (RCMs) in their local and regional development efforts.

Under the terms of this agreement, Ville de Laval has established these five main orientations for deploying the RIF for the benefit of businesses on its territory:

  1. Strategic support to companies
  2. Financial support for businesses
  3. Innovation
  4. Attractiveness and investment
  5. Promotion and economic intelligence

Réseau Accès entreprise Québec (AEQ)

The Réseau Accès entreprise Québec (AEQ) is an initiative of the Quebec government. It is a tool of choice to make support and investment services more accessible to businesses and entrepreneurs, while respecting regional specificities.

The City of Laval is committed to the Réseau AEQ to allow a greater number of businesses and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential. It will thus be able to participate in the prosperity and economic growth of all regions of Quebec.

Economic recovery plan for downtown Laval

This structural plan addresses the economic priorities of the downtown area in response to the health crisis. Three main sectors of intervention were identified following analysis and consultation with partners: tourism, commerce and culture.

Various initiatives will ensure that certain key challenges are met, including the integration of new technologies, attractiveness and commitment to greener and more sustainable practices.

Selected initiatives

  • Attractions Passport
  • Support for the tourism industry
  • Support for the digitization of the commercial sector
  • Commercial Symbiosis
  • XXL fresco
  • Event-based knowledge showcase

Sector agreement for the development of the agri-food sector in Laval

Under the coordination of Laval Économique, the mandate of the sectoral agreement for the development of the agri-food sector in Laval is to help identify priority development issues.

In addition, this group of partners participates in the development, implementation and monitoring of priority collective projects, including the Laval agri-food processing development and enhancement plan. This agreement is also committed to the mobilization and consultation of Laval stakeholders in these sectors.

Key partners include:

  • The Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec
  • The Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation
  • The Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale
  • The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Laval (CISSS de Laval)
  • L’Union des producteurs agricoles de Laval (UPA)
  • Tourisme Laval
  • The City of Laval

More about our partners

Discover our various partnerships: a solid network working in favor of the economic ecosystem of the City of Laval.