Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Socioeconomic profile

Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean is a resource-based economy. Its numerous and vast waterways, conducive to hydroelectricity generation, have attracted several aluminum smelters to the region. This structuring industry with its sourcing SMEs and aluminum workers are the lifeblood of the region’s economic development. The forestry and agri-food sectors also play a key role in the regional economy.

Known for its hospitality and majestic landscape, Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, which has modernized its road and maritime access, has become an increasingly popular tourist attraction, and lately, a cruise destination. The region has also acquired a reputation for its vibrant and creative cultural scene.

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REGIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Name Function
Réjean Bergeron President
Marc Maltais Vice-president
Christel Simard-Monast Administrator
Richard Cantin Administrator
Stéphane Tremblay Administrator
Jean Goudreault Administrator
Félix Tremblay Administrator

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  • Tel.: 418 699-1485

    Toll free: 1 888 699-1485

  • Fax: 418 699-1187

Address

  • 2679, boul. du Royaume
    Bureau 130
    Jonquière, Qc
    G7S 5T1

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Press Release

  • Saguenay Lac Saint-Jean, June 5, 2017

    Julie Boulianne Appointed Regional Director of Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Saguenay—Lac-St-Jean and Côte-Nord

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