The government has implement three key strategic policy directions to guide its approach and that of its partners:

  • Develop the diversified economic potential of northern Québec in a responsible way and for the benefit of the population living there and Québec as a whole.
  • Support the development of all communities in the area covered by the Plan Nord, by helping them realize their full potential and enhancing their living conditions.
  • Protect the environment and preserve the distinctive biodiversity of northern Québec by ensuring that mechanisms are put in place to dedicate 50% of the area covered by the Plan Nord, by 2035, to non-industrial purposes, protection of the environment and the safeguarding of biodiversity.
Plan Nord