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  • 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]

  • December 15, 2015

    Mission in New York – Successful meetings for Minister Pierre Arcand and mining and renewable energy industry representatives [French only]

  • December 11, 2015

    New measures to foster regional hiring on the North Shore [French only]

  • November 27, 2015

    The Plan Nord at Québec Mines [French only]

  • October 15, 2015

    Société du Plan Nord : Minister Pierre Arcand inaugurates the Sept-Îles regional branch [French only]

  • August 24, 2015

    Stolt LNGaz: Private investment of nearly $800 million – The Québec Government gives the green light for construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant in Bécancour

  • August 19, 2015

    The representatives of the Inuit of Nunavik present the Parnasimautik Consultation Report

  • July 30, 2015

    A $35.5-million investment in telecommunications for Nunavik

  • July 13, 2015

    The Québec government signs a new agreement with the Cree

  • April 8, 2015

    Des mesures pour le développement social et la protection de l’environnent

  • April 8, 2015

    The Quebec government unveils The Plan Nord toward 2035, 2015-2020 Action Plan (french only)

  • April 8, 2015

    Concrete actions to support the development of Northern Quebec (french only)

  • March 20, 2015

    Minister Pierre Arcand highlights the first meeting of the Société du Plan Nord’s Board of Directors (French only)

  • February 27, 2015

    The International Symposium on Northern Development lays the groundwork for increased cooperation with northern countries

  • February 25, 2015

    The International Symposium on Northern Development is under way

  • January 26, 2015

    The International Symposium on Northern Development unveils its program


  • September 30th 2014

    Speech by the Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard, at Les Affaires’s “Objectif Nord” event. [in french only]

  • September 30th 2014

    Speech by the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Plan Nord, Pierre Arcand, at Les Affaires’s “Objectif Nord” event. [in french only]

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