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Press releases

  • April 25, 2017

    The SPN’s first action plan on sustainable development is now available In its first action plan on sustainable development, the Société du Plan Nord confirms its objectives in this area and sets key guidelines for sustainable development in the North between 2017 and 2020. The plan also meets the governmental requirements set out in Québec’s […]

  • April 9, 2017

    The Québec Government Confirms Memorandum of Understanding with two Mining Companies for the Development of Pointe-Noire Sept-Îles, April 9, 2017 – Société du Plan Nord, Tata Steel Minerals Canada and Quebec Iron Ore Inc. (“QIO”), a subsidiary of Champion Iron Limited (TSX: CIA, ASX: CIA), will work together, in a multi-user approach, to manage and […]

  • September 16, 2016

     Minister Arcand promotes the Business Development Office of the Société du Plan Nord (French only)

  • September 2, 2016

    A financial support of $271,655 for two structural projects from Manicouagan regional county municipality (French only)

  • September 1st, 2016

    A financial support of $114,400 is attributed to Stria Lithium for a pre-feasibility study (French only)

  • July 26, 2016

    Quebec supports the implementation of a Tata Steel Minerals Canada investment project in Schefferville [French only]

  • July 13, 2016

    Support from the governments of Canada and Quebec to an innovative project of renewable fuel production in Port-Cartier [French only]

  • June 9, 2016

    The Société du Plan Nord : a strategic actor in sustainable northern development – a review of Year 1 [French only]

  • June 2, 2016

    A successful first trade mission in Europe for the Société du Plan Nord

  • June 1st, 2016

    The Société du Plan Nord attributes a $37,000 financial aid to Recyk et Frip

  • May 28, 2016

    Laurent Lessard and Jean Boucher highlight the establishment of the Chapais Economic Diversification Committee and announce financial aid to Borea [French only]

  • April 14, 2016

    The Plan Nord towards 2035’s first year : establishing the conditions for success [French only]

  • April 12, 2016

    Québec confirms a $20 million investment to support the takeover of the Bloom Lake mine assets [French only]

  • April 7, 2016

    2030 Energy Policy : a major asset for the Plan Nord’s deployment [French only]

  • March 24, 2016

    Pilot project: concrete measures for the North Shore workers [French only]

  • March 21, 2016

    Québec becomes the official owner of the rail and port facilities at Pointe-Noire [French only]

  • March 18, 2016

    The Quebec government highlights the reopening the Villebois-Joutel road [French only]

  • March 15, 2016

    Minister Luc Blanchette unveils a mobilizing vision of mining development in Québec [French only]

  • March 10, 2016

    The Société du Plan Nord supports the colloque ADNPlanNord [French only]

  • March 3, 2016

    Luc Blanchette and Nicole Ménard announce a$ 250,000 financial aid to Innord [French only]

  • February 19, 2016

    Quebec announced its intention to invest $ 26 million for the Bloom Lake mine [French only]

  • February 4, 2016

    Minister Pierre Arcand welcomes the appointment of two new members of the Société du Plan Nord’s Board of Directors [French Only]

  • February 2, 2016

    Pointe-Noire Sector in Sept-Îles – Quebec acquires rail and port infrastructure owned by Wabush Mines Joint Venture and Cliffs Quebec Iron Mining [French only]

  • January 22, 2016

    A new step taken in the acquisition of rail and port infrastructure at Pointe-Noire in Sept-Îles [French only]

  • January 20, 2016

    Direct shipping iron ore project in Schefferville – Quebec signs an agreement-in-principle with TS Global Minerals Holdings [French only]


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