Who is eligible for the Government of Québec's PACTE program?

Businesses operating in Québec, including cooperatives and other social economy enterprises with commercial activities are eligible.

All industries are eligible, except for the following: 

  • Weapons manufacturing or distribution;
  • Games of chance and gambling, combat sports, bars, racing and other similar activities;
  • Production and sale of tobacco and drugs along with services related to their use, except for projects involving pharmaceutical-grade products approved by Health Canada and having a DIN, or their ingredients, as well as R&D projects licensed by Health Canada;
  • Any activity whose main purpose is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (religion, politics, human rights advocacy, etc.)
  • Any other activity that may offend public morals.
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