Mégantic Territory

City Centre : Lac-Mégantic

Plains, mountains, and lakes converge, enticing vacationers and residents alike to the Mégantic region. Here, friendly and resilient locals have found the ideal place to call home and to showcase their talents. Not only is the sprawling starry sky enough to inspire wonder, the sight of the grandiose Mont Mégantic will take your breath away. The possibilities are endless: diverse job opportunities, major sporting events, quality local services, technological developments, rich cultural offerings. In short, the Mégantic region proudly and enthusiastically invites all those in search of something remarkable!

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The Mégantic Region Way

KNOWLEDGE AND IDENTITY KEEPER

Adventure and Zen Come Together

The Mégantic region is an unmatched playground for adventure enthusiasts. Home to the Canada Man/Woman Xtreme Triathlon–who would have thought North America’s most intense triathlon would take place in the same city that embraces the Zen attitude of the Cittaslow movement?

Canada Man/Woman Xtreme TriathlonCittaslow

Dream and Dare

Gazing up at the sky, you’re sure to be moved by the magnificent spectacle of the stars. Here, not only are dreams dreamt, they’re put into action. After all, innovative initiatives always begin with a dream, such as the first micro-electric network in Quebec which can be found in Saint-Robert-Bellarmin.

Réserve internationale de ciel étoilé du Mont-MéganticParc éolien Saint-Robert-Bellarmin

Free Spirited and Committed

Escape and enjoy the outdoors in the Mégantic region. All it takes is a single visit to one of our two national parks to witness the sheer power and freedom of its vast open landscapes. Channeling this power will give you the motivation to push boundaries and get involved. The region offers a world of possibilities, as demonstrated by the creation of the first artisan entrepreneur accelerator, the Quartier artisan.

Parc national de FrontenacParc national du Mont-MéganticQuartier artisan

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Townships Treasures

Residents of Lac-Mégantic share their favourites!

D’arbre en arbre Lac-Mégantic

This is the perfect place to try something new and challenge yourself in a safe yet stunning environment. Test your skills as you make your way through the trees along this gravity-defying course!

Mange ta main, garde l’autre pour demain

Mange Ta Main is not just a restaurant, it’s a Lac-Mégantic institution. Their dishes feature local ingredients and the service always comes with a smile. You can’t leave without browsing the bulk boutique on the second floor.

Piopolis Public Beach

Some of my fondest memories are my days spent at Piopolis beach! Take a dip in the water, pack a picnic lunch and relax under the warm summer sun.

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Le Granit, tu connais ?

Ressources

Intro-travail et CJE du Granit

Granit

The Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi du Granit’s mission is to offer job search, entrepreneurship, and professional and educational orientation services to people aged 16 to 35. As for Intro-Travail, its mission is to offer specialized services in employability development and career guidance to help anyone aged 16 and up make a career choice, whether that means entering (or re-entering) the job market or pursuing education. Eligibility criteria apply.

819 583-2081

Tourisme Mégantic

Granit

The Société de Développement Économique du Granit (SDEG) is a privileged gateway for all your development projects, whether you’re already in business, about to be in business or initiating a structuring project for the region. The SDEG, under the Tourisme Région Mégantic name, stimulates the local tourism industry by positioning Mégantic as a key tourist destination and welcoming visitors at the Tourist Information Bureau.

819 583-4411

Société de développement économique du Granit

Granit

The SDEG is a team of professionals that offer consulting services adapted to the needs of entrepreneurs at every stage of business, from pre-commercialization and start-up to expansion, innovation, internationalisation, or transmission. Along with its partners, the SDEG offers support, know-how and financing tools, the latter of which can help propel the growth of locally developed projects.

819 583-4411

Chambre de commerce et d’industrie Région de Mégantic

Granit

The chamber of commerce hosts a wide range of networking events and educational sessions aimed at entrepreneurs. Its mission is to develop and create activities and projects to support and help the economic development of the region.

819-583-5392

Agente AAIR (Attraction, Accueil, Intégration, Rétention)

Granit

Agente AAIR’s mission is to welcome and help newcomers settle in and integrate into their new communities. They provide services to those that are not eligible for Place Aux Jeunes.

819 583-1101, poste 241

Welcome Agent / Mégantic RCM

Granit

This territory has a welcome agent that develops, promotes, supervises and deploys a reception and assistance network to help newcomers seamlessly integrate into the social, cultural and economic landscape of the region.

819 583-0181 poste 123

Agente Place aux jeunes en région Granit

Granit

Place aux jeunes en région aids and encourages graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 to move to regions outside of Quebec’s large city centres. The organization operates in 15 regions across Quebec and helps young people settle, find a job and integrate into their new living environment.

1 877 583-2081, poste 242

Défi 2025

Granit

The Défi 2025 Committee’s goal is to welcome 2,025 more people to the RCM of Granit by 2025.

819 583-1101, poste 241

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