Montérégie Region (QC)
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The following table presents local and regional labour market events and announcements which can complement your job search and career exploration.
Week of Sep 30 - Oct 04, 2019
- Bridor, a producer of bakery products, will invest $80M in its plants in Boucherville to automate its production lines. The Government of Quebec is lending $34M of this amount. Within a few years, 150 new positions will be available. (available in French only)
- The City of Saint-Basile-le-Grand inaugurated its pumping station and retention basins in Pont-de-Pruche park following an investment of $4.85M (available in French only)
- Fleury Michon, a producer of ready-to-eat meals, is investing $35.5M in its Rigaud plant to increase production. The provincial government is financing part of the project. The company plans to hire 25 people. (available in French only)
- Barry Callebaut, a manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, is looking to fill 26 positions at its Saint-Hyacinthe plant (available in French only)
- Dana TM4, a manufacturer of electric vehicle motors, is looking for about 30 people to work at its facility in Boucherville (available in French only)
- Forever 21, a retailer specializing in teen fashion, announced the closure of all of its stores in Canada, including six in Quebec, mainly in the Greater Montréal and Québec City areas. The number of employees affected is unknown. (available in French only)
- Hydro-Québec is investing $63M to renovate the dike at the hydroelectric power plant in Les Cèdres. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2022. (available in French only)
- Bromont, montagne d'expériences, a ski resort in Bromont, invested $6M in the construction of Chalet du Sommet, which is scheduled to open to at the end of November (available in French only)
- School boards in Montérégie will receive more than $361M for renovations from the Government of Quebec (available in French only)
Week of Sep 23 - Sep 27, 2019
- The Riverside school board has received more than $19.7M from the Government of Quebec to renovate its elementary and secondary schools (available in French only)
- The New Frontiers school board has received more than $12.5M from the provincial government to renovate its elementary and secondary schools and its vocational training centres (available in French only)
- Robert Bernard, a tire retailer based in Saint-Paul-d'Abbotsford that offers automotive service, has purchased Pneus Concept, which is located in Granby (available in French only)
- Miniso, a discount chain, is closing almost all of its stores in Quebec. Only 4 of 13 stores will remain open (Place Alexis-Nihon, Carrefour Angrignon, Place Vertu and rue Sainte-Catherine). The number of layoffs is not known. (available in French only)
Week of Sep 16 - Sep 20, 2019
- The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) opened its Châteauguay outlet sooner than expected. The amount invested and the number of jobs created were not disclosed. (available in French only)
- Rial Électrique, a contractor in Sorel-Tracy specializing in electrical services for Quebec's commercial, industrial and institutional markets, ceased operations and declared bankruptcy, triggering the loss of some 60 jobs (available in French only)
- Le Renaissance, a retirement home in Cowansville, is investing $9M to launch its final phase of construction. Future tenants will be able to move into the 50 additional units by July 2020. (available in French only)
- ISAAC Instruments, a designer of a tablet that helps improve trucking performance, moved into its Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville head office, after having invested $10.25M. The company is recruiting 12 people to join its existing 114 employees. (available in French only)
Week of Sep 09 - Sep 13, 2019
- Salon de l'Emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, a showcase for about 40 employers looking to fill hundreds of positions, will be held on Wednesday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Château Vaudreuil in Vaudreuil-Dorion (available in French only)
- Cégep Édouard-Montpetit received a contribution of $2M from the provincial government to conduct a study on the design of a pavilion that will link education, health, and the local community (available in French only)
- Caroline Néron announced the closing of all six of its jewellery boutiques and one franchisee in Quebec. The date of its closing as well as the number of workers who will lose their jobs is currently unknown. (available in French only)
- Arytza bakery, a manufacturer of frozen pizza dough for the hotel, institutional and restaurant industries, has shut down operations, resulting in nearly 100 layoffs at its plant in the borough of Saint-Hubert in Longueuil (available in French only)
- Funding for Montérégie's Programme de soutien aux organismes communautaires, a support program for community organizations working in health and social services, increased from $66.6M to $70.6M per year in order to address the region's most pressing needs and improve organizations' ability to tackle specific challenges (available in French only)
- Zoo de Granby is investing nearly $6M, a portion of which is being contributed by the Government of Canada, to expand and revamp the hippopotamus habitat to meet zoological industry standards (available in French only)
- ArcelorMittal Produits longs Canada, a steel producer, invested $3M to build a road between its two plants in Contrecoeur (available in French only)
- Commission scolaire de la Vallée-des-Tisserands is investing more than $4M to expand and renovate the Des Jeunes-Riverains school in Saint-Anicet. The renovations will be ready for the start of the 2021 school year. (available in French only)
- Promenades St-Bruno, a shopping centre in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, is investing $67.5M to modernize its food court with a unique concept that will focus on restaurateurs and food producers
- The City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield is investing $1.8M in the development of an industrial ecopark that is scheduled to open in December. The city's Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs' offices will relocate to the park. (available in French only)
- Natureo, a building with 110 residential condominium units, will be built in Candiac by the real estate developer Groupe Sylvain Farand and the builder Corsim. Future home owners will be able to move in around fall 2020 and winter 2021. (available in French only)
- Groupe Résidences des Bâtisseurs is looking for 58 medical orderlies, including about 10 in Mauricie, for its seniors residences in Quebec. The company is counting on a recruitment mission to Madagascar to help fill these positions. (available in French only)
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Le Matériel Industriel (LMI), a manufacturer of sheet metal, wants to hire several mechanics and electrical mechanics at its Rougemont plant. The Government of Canada provided nearly $900,000 to help the employer modernize.Restaurant Le Samuel in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu closed, resulting in about 30 layoffsAztec Camping in Granby is investing nearly $3M to redevelop its site, which will reopen next summer
The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Ouest is seeking general practitioners and specialists to join its network of 128 establishmentsThe Government of Quebec is investing $8.3M to enhance immigration business services in all regions. This effort includes adding 111 employees to the network and aims to foster access to programs and services.The Government of Canada announced a $7.4M investment in a feasibility study on extending the Dolbeau-Mistassini rail line to Baie-Comeau. The initiative is expected to create 105 new jobs.
The Government of Quebec inaugurated the new waiting area for the Sorel-Tracy river terminal following a $14M investmentThe City of Marieville will receive nearly $1.8M from the provincial and federal governments to build a larger municipal libraryLes Habitations Lymosa, a general contractor, is investing $800,000 in Saint-Philippe to construct a commercial building that will house its offices as well as Luko Pizzeria in NovemberThe provincial government is awarding $1.3M in additional funding to Cégep de Sorel-Tracy for the 2019-2020 school yearSivaco, a producer of steel wire in Marieville, is investing several million dollars to acquire new machinery thanks to a financial contribution from the Government of CanadaThe seven Cégeps in Montérégie will receive an additional annual operating budget of $20.8M from the provincial governmentAubainerie, a family clothing store, invested more than $1M to relocate to a larger location in the Galeries de Granby shopping centre. The company is looking for about 10 people to join the current 55-person team.The Government of Quebec is investing more than $16M to provide the city of Saint-Hyacinthe with a temporary courthouse by July 2021Pasquier, an upscale grocery store, is investing $20M to set up a location in Delson. The new store will open in spring 2020.School boards in the Capitale Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions are looking for 258 day-care teachers. Full- and part-time positions are available.
The railway bridge on the Quinchien River between the town of Saint-Lazare and the city of Vaudreuil-Dorion will be rebuilt thanks to an investment of $7.6MAvril Supermarché Santé, a grocery store specializing in natural products, will invest $10M to set up a location in Promenades St-Bruno in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. Approximately 200 positions will need to be filled for its opening in fall 2020.Camping Royal in Coteau-du-Lac will close at the end of October after 40 years in business. The number of employees affected was not mentioned.L'Empanaché restaurant located in Club de golf La Providence in the city of Saint-Hyacinthe will cease operations on September 29. The number of employees who will be laid off was not specified.The Canadian Blackboard Company, a manufacturer of writing boards and surfaces, is investing $1.3M in the purchase of an automated machine. The Government of Canada is subsidizing a portion of this amount. About 10 jobs are to be filled in Saint-Constant.New Frontiers School Board is being forced to eliminate 21 jobs from its schools in MontérégieCSX, a railway company, will cease operations at its intermodal container terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield at the beginning of October. The number of jobs that will be lost was not disclosed.
Coupal & Brassard Mitsubishi, a car dealership in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, will be renovated thanks to an investment that could total approximately $1M. The employer is planning to hire additional staff.Centre de quilles Multisports is relocating within Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. About four people will be hired to join the current three-member team.Centre national de cyclisme de Bromont will have a velodrome built in Bromont thanks to an investment of $12.5M, a contribution from the Government of Quebec. Its opening is planned for December 2020.ArcelorMittal Produits longs Canada, a steel producer, is investing $63M to acquire a new furnace for each of its two plants in ContrecoeurThe Government of Quebec announced an annual investment of $20M and the creation of 84 new positions with the establishment of a new system dedicated to supporting immigrantsConstruction Bon-Air announced the expansion of its facilities in Saint-Félicien and Chibougamau as well as the construction of a new location in Alma. Investments totalling $2M are expected, which will create 30 jobs.The province of Quebec is looking to fill 32,000 health care attendant positions for its health network over the next five years
L'Île aux petits trésors daycare in Saint-Simon, which could not obtain certification to become a daycare centre, will close on August 29Dana TM4, a manufacturer of motors for electric vehicles, received $85M from Hydro-Québec to sustain its growth. About 30 positions are to be filled at its Boucherville facility.Immobilier Castco, a real estate developer, is investing approximately $5M to erect two buildings with a total of 54 residential rental units in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Future occupants will be able to move in as early as July 2020.
The City of Saint-Basile-le-Grand is investing $4.5M to expand its city hall. The provincial government is contributing financially to the project.Université de Montréal, which owns the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Saint-Hyacinthe, received contributions of nearly $12.5M from the provincial and federal governments as well as other partners to access new laboratoriesChouette à voir!, a tourist attraction in Saint-Jude that features birds of prey, is investing $6M in the construction of an energy self-sufficient building. The project will be funded by private foundations and government.The City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield will host a new project valued at millions of dollars for the construction of 146 homes in the Grande-Île sectorFitness Globale, a gym in Brossard, has permanently ceased operations. The number of layoffs was not disclosed.Complexe médical clinique de la Cité Vaudreuil will open in Vaudreuil-Dorion in 2020. Several health specialists are needed for the future multidisciplinary team, including chiropractors, psychologists, and opticians.
The Government of Quebec announced a $23.4M investment over four years in SCALE AI, an investment and innovation hub in the artificial intelligence sector, to help skills development in Quebec's workforceLa Marine Marchande & CO, a restaurant with an ice cream shop, has set up shop in Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka with 20 employeesClipper Ship Supply, a supplier serving the marine industry, is investing $4.5M to move its head office from Montréal to Sainte-Catherine. The employer will hire 28 additional people.Club Proform, a health studio, closed its location in La Prairie. The number of layoffs has not been disclosed.Groupe CAMBI, specializing in pre-hospital services and care, will invest more than $1.5M to relocate to a larger building in the same city, Cowansville, in early 2020The Government of Quebec is providing $4M to the Réserve faunique La Vérendrye to support improvements to its facilities starting in fall 2020. These projects will result in the creation of about 20 direct and indirect jobs.Dental offices in the Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, and Côte-Nord regions are looking for dental hygienistsThe Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations in Laval, Saint-Jérôme, Saint-Hubert and Saint-Léonard are closing due to financial difficulties, a decision that affects 70 employees
F. Ménard, a company specializing in pork production and processing located in a few municipalities in Montérégie, will be acquired by La Coop fédérée, the owner of Olymel and Sollio AgricultureBoutique Designers, a new clothing store for the whole family, opened in Mercier following a $5M investmentThe Department of National Defence is investing $47.4M to build a sports centre at the Canadian Armed Forces' Saint-Jean Garrison based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Approximately 200 people will be working on the site until summer 2021.RBC will invest about $1.5M to relocate its Châteauguay branch in the same cityCentre Régional de Châteauguay will be renovated and expanded with other buildings to accommodate more businesses following a $7M investment from Groupe Quint and Groupe Mach
Maison Éthier, a furniture store, will close its two locations in Saint-Basile-le-Grand and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. However, the retailer is considering resuming operations by liquidating its merchandise.Escomptes St-Jean, a discount surplus store that sells both grocery and non-grocery items, will relocate to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. About 20 people will be hired for its opening in early fall.Groupe Meloche, a manufacturer of aircraft engine and aerostructure components, will move its administrative offices from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield to Beauharnois in December while expanding its current production area. Jobs will be created.Médicibis, a future organic producer of medical cannabis, is building a greenhouse in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The company is awaiting authorization for its production permit from Health Canada. The amount of the investment has not been disclosed.Strait Air, an airline based in Québec City, is suspending service to Basse-Côte-Nord, Wabush, and Anticosti Island due to a shortage of staff. Between 25 and 30 people are being laid off.SuperSushi, a restaurant specializing in sushi, will be rebuilt in Saint-Hyacinthe after being destroyed by fire. The amount required for its construction has not been disclosed.The Commission scolaire du Val-des-Cerfs is receiving nearly $8.5M from the Government of Quebec to maintain 48 elementary and secondary schools and the Centre regional intégré de formation (CRIF), a professional centre, in the Brome-Missisquoi and Haute-Yamaska RCMsThe Commission scolaire des Patriotes will receive $10M from the provincial government to expand Chambly high school to accommodate 1,400 students in grades 10 and 11The Government of Quebec announced an investment of $47M in the Director of Youth Protection (DYP) network to hire 382 professionals to reduce the number of people on waiting listsAgri-Food Export Group Québec-Canada, an exporters' association based in Sainte-Julie, received a grant of over $5M from the provincial government to pursue its mission to target the best business opportunities for its membersLe Lovers bar has ceased operations in Brossard. The number of layoffs has not been disclosed.
Terrapure Environmental, which has offices in Châteauguay and Sainte-Catherine, has purchased RSR Environnement, which has branches in Verchères, Anjou and Lac-Mégantic. The transaction will facilitate delivery of a range of integrated waste management services.The Délimax-Montpak group, a veal and lamb producer and processor in Saint-Hyacinthe, with plants in Saint-Germain-de-Grantham, Laval and Terrebonne, has acquired the Viandes Forget slaughterhouse in TerrebonneThe Commission scolaire de Sorel-Tracy will receive $8.5M from the provincial government to expand the Notre-Dame wing of the Yamaska integrated school in Yamaska
Zoo de Granby will invest, in partnership with the provincial government, a total of $51M over the next few years to finalize projectsThe Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) has just opened a location in Granby. About 20 people have been hired.After 49 years of providing low-volume printing services, Imprimerie Martin in Saint-Hyacinthe has closed. The number of employees affected has not been disclosed.The Government of Quebec announced an investment of $1.7B for the expansion and construction of elementary and secondary schools in Quebec. The government is expected to carry out 128 projects in 2019-2020 alone.Cambli Group, a manufacturer of armoured trucks in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, will permanently lay off around 65 employees. The employer made the decision based on an anticipated decrease in orders in the short term.Ekyrail, a manufacturer of electronic components for the rail industry, is investing $2M to expand its Châteauguay plant. Five people will be hired over the course of next year, including mechanical engineers and assemblers.
The Municipality of Sainte-Barbe inaugurated its fire station after having invested over $1.9M in its construction. The fire department has a team of 30 firefighters.Optima Aero, a distributor of helicopter engines and parts in Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, will invest a maximum of $6M in the construction of a repair shop in Beloeil. About 30 positions will be open in the next three years.The Government of Quebec announced funding of $17M to help cybersecurity companies develop projects that strengthen computer security in Quebec. The project is expected to create 400 jobs in five years.Unibroue, a brewery whose plant is located in Chambly, is investing $15M to add a production line to can its beers starting in summer 2020The City of Granby inaugurated the Boivin dam, which was renovated at a cost of more than $6M. The provincial and federal governments contributed to the project.Developer KnightsBridge has begun phase one of construction on a 48-unit residential project in Bromont named Arborescence. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.Produits Fraco, a manufacturer of mast lifts, is receiving $3M from the Government of Quebec and is acquiring new technology. In Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, there are eight positions to be filled, including electrical mechanics, engineers, draftspersons, and technicians.Cargill Foods, a company that owns a meat processing plant in Chambly, is looking to hire about 100 people, particularly students, to replace regular employees during the summer seasonLes Cinémas RGFM, a company in the film industry whose parent company is located in Joliette, has purchased the Cinéma de Beloeil. The cost of the acquisition was not disclosed.Restaurant Olivia in Vaudreuil-Dorion is looking to hire cooks, an executive chef and a sous-chef to fill full-time positionsInformatique Bromont will invest $1.4M in three stages to begin offering cloud services for various companies. The employer wants to hire three computer technicians as well as other personnel over the next three years.The City of Boucherville opened its second park-and-ride facility, De Montarville, that was built at a cost of nearly $4M. All three levels of government contributed financially to the project.
The Government of Quebec announced a $70M investment in the school system to help students with physical or learning disabilities or adjustment problems by adding 850 extra teachers, professionals, and professional support resourcesOPTIMUM-CANADA, a manufacturer of cutting tools for the aeronautical, medical, and military sectors, is investing $1.4M in acquiring equipment. The Quebec government is funding the project. Five robotics jobs will be available in Mercier.Han-Logement, a non-profit charitable organization, will invest $2.6M in the construction of three buildings in Cowansville and Richmond with adapted housing for people with physical or intellectual disabilitiesLa Quincaillerie Stéphane Baril, under the BMR Express banner, opened its store in Longueuil in the Saint-Hubert borough. The amount of the investment has not been disclosed.Maxi, a supermarket located in Sainte-Julie, opened its doors after hiring 85 employeesGroupe TVA announced the elimination of 68 positions in its Quebec network following budget cutsThe Restaurant Casseau du Fort has closed its doors in Coteau-du-Lac. The number of layoffs was not disclosed.Ameublement Normand Lalonde, a household appliance, furniture, and mattress store located in Saint-Zotique, will double its warehouse space. The company plans to hire 6 to 7 people for mid-August.Entreprises Prestige Construction, a builder and developer, is investing $3.5M in the construction of a residential building with 18 rental units located in BeauharnoisRose LifeScienceVie, a cannabis producer, is investing $31.6M to set up shop in Huntingdon in September. Approximately 100 people will be hired in marketing, customer service, production, maintenance, in addition to office staff.Canada Post will relocate to a larger distribution centre located in Châteauguay in the fall. The amount of the investment has not been disclosed.Stabilisation Technique, a Beauharnois-based company specializing in seeding and landscaping, is actively seeking workersThe Centre sportif régional Les Jardins du Québec, located in Saint-Rémi, will be renovated thanks to a $2M investment. The arena will reopen to the public in September.
The Government of Canada is investing more than $345M to modernize three key roadways in Greater Montréal. The project involves the extension of Autoroute 19, the renovation of the Pont Pie-IX bridge between Montréal and Laval, and the construction of a reserved lane.The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) will soon be opening three additional outlets in the province in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Granby and MontréalBureau en gros-Staples Canada, an office supply retailer, will be holding a one-day job fair on June 1 in all 305 of its stores across Canada. The company is looking to fill 1,000 positions in its stores and distribution centres.Schäfer, a German subcontractor managing installation of the warehouse system as part of the construction of the IKEA distribution centre in Beauharnois, is forcing Mécanique CNC to layoff 90 construction workersThe Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) will open a store in Châteauguay by fall 2019. The amount of the investment and the number jobs to be created was not disclosed.Prorec, a Saint-Hyacinthe company specializing in food recovery for recycling for use by animals, is investing $1.8M to further develop its processing abilities and increase productionParc Safari, a zoo in Hemmingford, has invested $4M to expand its water parkThe Starbucks coffee shop chain will open a location in Bromont in June 2019 following an investment of $2M. The number of jobs to be created was not disclosed.Royal Pyrotechnie in Saint-Pie, a designer and producer of fireworks and importer and distributer of pyrotechnical equipment, has acquired FAE Pyrotechnie in Sherbrooke
Yourbarfactory manufactures allergen-free nutrition bars custom-made to customers' needs. Recently established in Châteauguay, the employer is looking to fill some 50 positions by 2022 to support its growth.Walmart will close its store in Pincourt in late June. Current employees will be invited to apply for jobs within the company in nearby locations.L'Appui, a non-profit organization for caregivers, is investing $50M over three years to provide support across the province through its 17 affiliated organizationsKraft Heinz Canada will close its distribution centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion, which will lead to 95 layoffs, most of which will happen early this yearMometal Structures, a metal frameworks manufacturer located in Varennes, has temporarily laid off its 140 employeesPavex, a paving company in Saint-Félicien, has been awarded a $20M contract to repair the runway at the Kuujjuaq airport. The work will begin in the summer, and some 30 workers, including 10 from Kuujjuaq, will be involved.
A gym, the name of which is not yet known, will be built in Saint-Rémi at a cost of $1.5M. Its opening is expected in early September at the latest.Groupe Goyette, which specializes in road transportation, warehousing, and logistics management, received $2M in assistance from the provincial government at its Boucherville branch to acquire new equipmentCeresco Nutrition, a specialized manufacturer of animal nutrition products based in Saint-Urbain-Premier, is investing nearly $5M in the research and development of its Silica+ product. The Government of Canada is contributing financially to the project.A commercial building will be built in two phases near Autoroute 30 in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville at a cost of $12M. Contractor Constructions Bâtiments Québec has been awarded the project.Mondou, a pet product and accessory store, invested to relocate to Beloeil with a new conceptThe City of Candiac will host a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) project worth over $1B in the vicinity of highways 15 and 30Mr. Puffs opened a bakery in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The amount of the investment and the number of jobs created has not been released.The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Montérégie-Est is investing nearly $4M in the renovation of Hôtel-Dieu de Sorel hospital in Sorel-Tracy. General contractor Pincor in Sorel-Tracy will carry out the project until spring 2020.The Hautes-Rivières school board is investing $24M to expand Saint-Eugène primary school in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Work is scheduled to be completed in fall 2020.Walmart Canada has announced an investment of $200M to renovate and refresh 31 stores across Canada. In Quebec, the three stores that will be renovated are located in Montréal (Décarie), Repentigny, and Saint-Jérôme.Ocean Industries, a company associated with Ocean Group, was awarded a $102M contract by the Government of Canada for the construction of four tugboats. This project will create 25 jobs for the L'Isle-aux-Coudres-based company.
St-Hyacinthe Mitsubishi inaugurated its building following an investment of more than $2.5M for its expansion and renovationTelecommunications company Bell Canada has laid off 76 technicians working on its residential wireless internet service in Quebec and OntarioThe City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield will be home to a new residential project valued between $10M and $12M. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer and will be completed in spring 2020.The Granby Zoo is investing $3M to renovate its lion habitatMore than 50 manufacturing companies from the cities of Boucherville, Brossard, Longueuil, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, and Saint-Lambert are looking to hire 500 people to fill production, administration, sales, finance, and marketing positionsMAXIMUS, a company specializing in agricultural technology solutions, is creating 20 positions at its facilities in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. The Government of Canada is providing $125,000 to help it acquire new equipment to sustain its growth.The City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield is investing over $2.5M to renovate its sports facilities: Centre civique de Valleyfield arena and Saint-Timothée arena. The locations will reopen in August.The City of Chambly is investing over $4M to finalize renovation work on Centre sportif Robert-Lebel. The arena will reopen at the end of August.Centre d'hébergement et de soins de longue durée (CHSLD) de Bedford, a residential and long-term care centre, will be renovated thanks to an investment of over $4M from the provincial government and CIUSSS de l'EstrieThe Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital in Cowansville was renovated following an investment of $4.5MGroupe Méridien Maritime will invest $17.6M in the construction of a hybrid factory ship prototype, creating 109 jobs at its Matane, Portneuf, and Longueuil facilities. About 40 positions will be added to the Matane shipyard.Küto, a restaurant specializing in various types of tartare, will open a location in Granby. About 15 people will be hired for its opening scheduled for May 11.
Sherweb, specializing in the storage of cloud computing data for various companies, is looking to hire 100 people in its offices in Sherbrooke and Longueuil in order to support its growthPelican, a manufacturer of kayaks, canoes, pedal boats, fishing boats and sleds, is looking to hire 20 people to work in its factory in Salaberry-de-ValleyfieldThe City of Granby is seeking to recruit some 30 day camp leaders this summer to round out the team of 140 youth workers in the Club vacances jeunesse summer programThe Granby Zoo wants to hire 200 young people to fill positions during the summer and complete the team of about 600 students. About a dozen adults are also needed.Ballin, a manufacturer of pants and coats, is seeking to hire about 10 people at its plant in Saint-CésaireQSL will invest more than $15M in its maritime terminals in Saint-Joseph-de-Sorel and Sorel-Tracy. The funds will be used to build three new warehouses and to purchase two pieces of equipment to transship parts.Lambert Peat Moss is investing $6M in Rivière-Ouelle in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region and in Longue-Rive in Côte-Nord to expand its bagging plant and improve productivity. Some 15 jobs, including 10 in Rivière-Ouelle, will be created over the coming year.The Government of Quebec, in collaboration with a number of community partners, is creating a network of digital culture development officers. This initiative will result in the creation of some 40 officer positions across the province.The Commission scolaire des Patriotes, which serves 21 municipalities in Montérégie, will be allocating $4M to provide enhanced services to students with disabilities or with adjustment or learning problems in the 2019-2020 school yearMetalium, a distributor of steel and aluminum products, will allocate about $25M to build a distribution centre in Beloeil that will begin operations by the end of 2019. Between 30 and 50 jobs will be created over the years.
Club de golf Hemmingford will be completely redesigned and modernized starting this season. Some 20 people will be hired for maintenance and the kitchen.Alternative Coup de Pouce, a daycare personnel replacement service, is looking for some 20 people to work in the Montérégie region and the West Island in MontréalJeans Factory, a clothing chain based in Warwick, is closing all of its shops in Quebec, laying off approximately 100 people
Yourbarfactory, a Châteauguay-based manufacturer of allergen-free nutritional bars, received a loan of $850,000 from the federal government to sustain its growth. In total, the employer will create approximately 200 additional jobs.XNRGY Holdings, a manufacturer of refrigeration, air conditioning, and ventilation devices, will invest over $5M to build a plant in the Saint-Hubert borough of LongueuilHabitations Trigone, a construction contractor, is investing $125M in the construction of two residential buildings that will be open by September on the site of the former Zellers in ChâteauguayImpéria Hôtel & Suites opened in Boucherville following an investment of over $15M. Thirty people have found employment at the hotel chain's third state-of-the-art location.Tenco, a manufacturer of snow and ice removal equipment, is investing $7.5M to expand its Saint-Valérien-de-Milton plant. The employer will hire about 50 people within three years to sustain its growth.DCL Animal Health + Nutrition, a manufacturer and distributor of nutritional additives for animals, is investing $3M to expand its building in Saint-Hyacinthe. In the short and medium term, the employer will hire about 15 people.Nolinor Aviation will welcome aeronautic and aviation companies at its incubator located at the Saint-Hubert airport in Longueuil starting in May. About 30 participating employers are expected to create about 150 jobs.After having resorted to insolvency proceedings in 2018, Dans un Jardin, the Quebec chain of personal care product boutiques, will reopen 15 boutiques in Quebec thanks to intervention by Groupe Marie ClaireArmoires Cuisines Action, which serves residential and commercial markets, invested $8M to expand and modernize its Sainte-Sabine plant and develop showrooms in Montérégie and LavalThe Salon Événement emploi job fair, which will take place Wednesday, May 8, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pavillon des sports Roland-Désourdy in Cowansville, will welcome about 70 employers who will have nearly 1,000 open positions for job seekersDiageo, a spirits distiller, has initiated and is moving forward with its investment plan of over $20M at its two locations in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. The employer hired about 20 people.Rheinmetall, a technology provider in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, was awarded a contract worth nearly $57.5M to provide technical support for the Canadian Army's ISTAR systemThe CIUSSS de l'Estrie-CHUS is looking to fill 575 positions by summer. The open positions, which include but are not limited to service attendants, nurses, medical secretaries, and social workers, are posted on its website.
Distillerie NOROI inaugurated its spirits distillation plant in Saint-Hyacinthe following a $2.5M investment. Five employees are working at the plant.IDCAM, an industrial mechanics services firm, will invest $2M to move from Delson to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in early August. The team consists of about 20 engineers and engineering technicians.Probiotech International, a distributor of natural additives for animal nutrition, expanded its facilities in Saint-Hyacinthe and has acquired machinery following a $2.5M investmentCommission scolaire du Val-des-Cerfs has made a new gymnasium available to the students of Premier-Envol primary school in Bedford following a $2.5M investmentMillet Plastics Group, a food-packaging manufacturer, invested about $15M to set up shop in Granby. About 30 people will be hired by the end of the year.Canadian telecommunications company Telus has announced a $95M investment to expand its wireless and fibre optic networks in eastern Quebec and the Québec City region in 2019CN Rail has announced its intention to invest $245M to modernize its network in Quebec in 2019 through its capital investment program
Parks Canada is investing $12M to restore Fort Lennox on Île-aux-Noix. The building is expected to reopen in May 2020.Les Magasins Korvette, a Quebec-based discount retail chain, has just opened a location in Sutton. The number of jobs created has not been disclosed.Ali Excavation, a diversified company whose services range from asphalt production to spreading it on roads to snow removal, is investing $1.5M to build a new machine shop in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield to support its growthLe Papillon Bleu childcare centre is investing over $1M in the construction of its first location in Brigham, the employer's third location. The establishment should be open by August. In total, 15 educator, cook and administrative positions will be created.Sani-Éco, a recyclable waste collection and plastic processing company, invested $5M in the acquisition of two sorting robots at its Granby plantOK Tire, a specialized retailer, is investing $14M in the construction of a tire and mechanical parts distribution centre in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. The expansion may result in several hires planned for 2020.Fabspec, a manufacturer of custom metal parts, is looking for 10 people to work in its Sorel-Tracy plant. Thanks to a repayable grant from the Government of Canada, the company will purchase automated equipment.Les Aciers Richelieu, a company specializing in metal stamping, is planning to hire 8 employees at its Sorel-Tracy plant. Automated equipment will be purchased thanks to a repayable contribution from the federal government.Hyundai Sorel-Tracy, an automobile dealership, will invest $2M in renovations to its showroom as well as its customer service area. The employer is looking to fill two sales positions.Autoforce Occasion has chosen Salaberry-de-Valleyfield as the location for its new used-vehicle dealership. The number of jobs created has not been disclosed.The Commission scolaire des Patriotes is investing $10.7M in the building of a primary school on Rue Forbin-Janson in Mont-Saint-Hilaire. The school will welcome its first students this fall. The number of hires has not yet been determined.The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec has about 20 pharmacist positions to be filled at the Hôpital du Centre-de-la-Mauricie in Shawinigan and at the Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu d'ArthabaskaMotel Iberville will invest about $3M in major renovation work and the expansion of its vacation rental in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Work is expected to be under way by fall 2020 at the latest. About 10 people are expected to be hired.The MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI) in Bromont, which links research and the commercialization of electronic systems, received over $26M in financial assistance from the Government of QuebecCannara Biotech, a company specializing in the indoor growing of medicinal cannabis, has set up shop in Farnham. The employer will hire more than 100 people, a number that could reach as high as 300.
Andy Transport, a company in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield that covers all of North America, is investing $25M to acquire a new fleet of 100 trucks and 200 trailers to support its growthThe Government of Canada has announced $100M in funding to small and medium businesses in the steel and aluminum sectors. The funds will be used to buy new technology to improve productivity and competitiveness.The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) is seeking 15 to 20 people to work at the Granby store to open by late spring. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD), a producer of organic medical cannabis, will be hiring 80 people this fall at its new production centre in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and will employ between 250 and 300 employees when fully operationalThe Bel Canada cheese company will hire between 130 and 140 people at its Sorel-Tracy plant, initially to fill manager positions, and then to fill production positions beginning around September and continuing over a longer periodLes Trois Mousquetaires (LTM), a microbrewery in Brossard specializing in craft beer, invested over $800,000 to expand its facilities, add a boutique, and acquire new equipmentShopper+, a company in Vaudreuil-Dorion specializing in the logistics of essential goods for homes and small businesses, is looking to hire about 15 people to add to the 148 current employeesThe Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) recently opened a store in Brossard. The number of jobs created has not been released.IKEA, a company specializing in the design and retail sale of furniture and décor, is spending $400M to build a distribution centre in Beauharnois that will be operational by the end of the yearMetro Rouillard in Pierreville has acquired the Metro store in Saint-Marc-des-Carrières. Management plans to hire new people.IGA Laplante, a supermarket in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, will be investing $4M to renovate its facilities while remaining open to its customers during the work. Hiring may take place at the end of the project.The Centre culturel St-John will be renovated thanks to an investment of $1.2M by the City of BromontThe City of Bromont is spending $2M on the development of the future public space in the Vieux-Village, formerly known as West-SheffordThe ministère des Transports will invest over $515M in the road network in the Montérégie region by 2021Storcan International, a conveyor manufacturer, is investing $4.5M in its Châteauguay plant. The federal and provincial governments will contribute funds to the expansion project, leading to the hiring of about 10 people.
Küto, a restaurant specializing in tartare dishes, will be opening another location in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Between 12 and 15 employees will be hired for its planned July opening.The Government of Quebec has announced plans to modernize the Pie-IX Bridge between Montréal and Laval. Costing close to $199M, the project will start in late 2019 and end in the fall of 2022.The Trois-Rivières/Bécancour job fair will take place on March 27 and 28, with over 1,700 job vacancies to fill. The Trois-Rivières industrial building will serve as the venue for the first day of the fair, followed by a virtual fair the next day.The Centres intégrés de santé et de services sociaux in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, and Côte-Nord have posted several job offers on their websites for psychologists to fill vacant positionsEl Cactus, a Mexican restaurant in Châteauguay, is closing in December. The number of job losses has not been disclosed.
Bombardier Aerospace is investing a total of $22M over a three-year period in two major aerospace investment and innovation projects: Aero21 and the third phase of the SA²GE projectThe City of Chambly is looking for 120 students to fill various summer jobs. Interested candidates must apply no later than March 24.The Salon Priorité-Emploi will be on hand in Sherbrooke at the Centre de foires exhibition centre on March 15 and 16. The Estrie region has 135 employers looking to fill various positions.The Government of Quebec has announced a $41.3M investment to support Quebec aerospace sector investment and innovation projectsTourism Eastern Townships will be exhibiting at the Salon Priorité-Emploi on March 15 and 16 at the Sherbrooke Exhibition Centre to offer over 1,000 full-time and part-time jobsThe Granby Zoo is investing over $3M to construct a business and events pavilion slated to open in mid-NovemberThe CIUSSS MCQ is looking for about 100 people to fill administrative technician, administrative officer and medical secretary positions. Interested candidates must apply online no later than March 13.Coginov, a software publisher in Longueuil, is investing more than $5M in improvements. The Government of Quebec is providing financial support for the project. By 2020, 50 new hires will join the company's existing 38 employees.Brasserie T! opened another restaurant at a second location, this one in Brossard's Quartier DIX30The Laurentian Bank has announced the elimination of 350 jobs in Quebec within the year after unveiling a plan to streamline certain administrative functions and support duties related to services for individualsThe Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale is calling on job seekers to apply for more than 19,000 positions available in the Montérégie region. The need is greatest for jobs that pay an average wage of $18.25 per hour.Topring, a compressed air product manufacturer, is looking for workers to fill sales, marketing and other positions at its Granby plant. In 2020, the employer will be expanding its plant at a cost not yet undisclosed.
Le Plus, a restaurant in Granby, has closed. Approximately 10 employees are affected by this closure, which could be for an indeterminate period.Centre médical Robinson (GMF) will relocate in the same city, Granby, by June 2021 thanks to an $11M investmentBonduelle, a company that specializes in processing and conserving vegetables, has four plants in Montérégie and one in Montréal and has acquired Seneca in Lebanon, PA, in the United States, where fruits and vegetables are frozenSuroît Propane, which specializes in propane gas services and has its head office in Sainte-Martine, has received a repayable contribution of $2.5M from the Government of Quebec to fund its growthA new library will be built in Vaudreuil-Dorion following more than $7M in financial contributions from the three levels of governmentHôtel Castel & Spa Confort in Granby is investing $1M to revamp its image, and is taking the opportunity to change its name, which will now be Hôtel CastelHome Depot, a retailer in the home renovation sector, is launching a recruitment campaign to fill more than 5,500 jobs across CanadaCEZinc, which specializes in zinc processing, is interested in hiring students aged 18 and over for the summer in its Salaberry-de-Valleyfield plant to fill a number of positions in administration, maintenance, engineering, production and technologyCHSLD Foyer Sutton, in Sutton, has invested more than $1M to upgrade the establishment to ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux standardsL'entrepôt RONA in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and RONA Iberville are interested in hiring more than 20 people for different full- and part-time jobs. Interested applicants should apply at the store where they would like to work.Payless ShoeSource, a shoe retailer, has announced the closure of all of its stores across Canada after a failed attempt at restructuring. In Quebec, approximately 25 stores will close by late March.The Government of Quebec has announced the creation of 2,500 subsidized childcare spots over the next two years throughout the provinceThe City of Brossard is investing close to $22M in the development of Grand parc urbain, which is already open to the public. The work is expected to be completed by 2023.The City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield will invest close to $5M to expand its municipal garage. Construction Émery Paquette, a company located in the same city, won the contract.TM Solution and AàZ Netmédia are teaming up to set up Prospecto, which will have offices in Victoriaville, Drummondville, Montréal and Québec City. They will be hiring.Érablière Bernard in Granby has invested $800,000 in expanding and adding kitchens for the production of prepared meals. The newly established Divinement érable store will be selling their many products.The Government of Quebec has announced a $450M investment over two years for forestry work on public landsAmazon is investing $81M in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) centre in Varennes. Some 50 positions will be created for the opening, which has not yet been scheduled.
The City of Sainte-Julie is looking for several students to fill different positions during the summer. Interested candidates must apply as soon as possible through the municipal website.Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville, which is part of the SÉPAQ network, will be redesigned to make it accessible year-round, thanks to a provincial government investment of more than $4.5MArtopex, an office furniture manufacturer located in Granby, has acquired Concept Can-Bec, an architectural carpentry business in Saint-Paul-d'AbbotsfordFarnham Ale & Lager, a craft beer microbrewery in the municipality of Farnham, will invest $1M to expand and purchase equipment. It will hire 4 or 5 people to add to its existing 20 employees.Harvey's and St-Hubert Express, two fast food chains, will open in Ange-Gardien this spring. A total of $2M will be invested.Sports Experts is investing approximately $25M to build a new larger store in Brossard, in Quartier DIX30. Approximately 60 jobs will be created for its anticipated November opening.Manoirs Bellevie will build O' St-François in Saint-Zotique, a residence for fully and partially independent retirees, as well as those who have experienced a loss of autonomy. It will open in the summer of 2020 and represent an investment of $52M. Approximately 40 jobs will be created.The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec has launched an advertising campaign and a new platform for job offers to address recruitment issues in health care
Construction Olivier Houle, a general contractor, is investing $2.7M in Granby to build a 33-unit residential buildingHydro-Québec is investing $30M to build an experimental solar panel farm in La Prairie and Varennes. The project is the first of its kind and should be fully operational in 2020.Les Vêtements SP, a manufacturer of athletic uniforms in Granby, is investing nearly $500,000 to purchase state-of-the-art machinery. The employer is seeking about forty employees between now and next summer.The Goverment of Quebec has announced a funding of $70M to $90M over the next two years used for detecting developmental delays among children. The hiring of 800 health professionals and administrative staff is planned.Lowe's, the owner of RONA and Réno-Dépôt, is seeking over 550 people to fill several seasonal jobs as early as this spring in Montérégie. Interested candidates must apply at the store of their choice on Saturday February 23.
Évolupak, a manufacturer of food, commercial and medical packaging, is investing $10M to expand its plant in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Some 20 workers will be required for September.The governments of Canada and Quebec are partnering with IHR Télécom in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to contribute financially to the construction of a fibre optic network in 21 municipalities in the RCM of Brome-Missisquoi by March 2022Alimplus, a Quebec food product distributor, has acquired AOF service alimentaire based in Drummondville, which operates in the same field as its buyerBurger King in Granby has closed. The fast food chain's restaurant was the first in the province to unionize. The reason for its closing and the number of employees affected were not disclosed.The Place à la relève collégiale (college student placements) activity will be held at the CEGEP de Sorel-Tracy on Tuesday, February 12, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Some 37 employers from the region will be offering students full-time, part-time or summer employment as well as internships.Carré du Pacifique, a residential development project in Farnham, has launched phase 3, which involves construction of triplexes and semi-detached homes at a cost of $1.4M by Construction Rénovation Joncas of the same municipalityPittstop Vélo-Café, a new boutique concept combining a bike repair shop and health café, will open in June in Bromont following an investment of $1.5MThe City of Beloeil invested more than $15M in the construction of its new aquatic centre. Part of the project was financed by the Building Canada-Quebec Fund. The facility will open to the public on April 27.Aide Atout, a home care cooperative in Beloeil, is looking to fill 30 housekeeping and personal care assistance positions to meet the growing demand for its servicesSecco International, a manufacturer of ventilation systems for agricultural buildings, is investing $2.5M to expand one of its plants in Saint-Hyacinthe. The employer is seeking about a dozen new employees.A Plus job fair will be held in the Jani-Ber room in Sorel-Tracy on Thursday, March 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Employers from the region will welcome youth looking for employment.
The City of Cowansville is investing approximately $1.42M to replace the refrigeration system at the Roland-Désourdy Arena. The project has received a provincial government subsidy of about $380,000.Industrie Gastronomique Cascajares opened its plant in Saint-Hyacinthe after investing more than $1M. The company prepares vacuum-cooked meat products for restaurant professionals and the public.The governments of Canada and Quebec are offering close to $2M in financial support to five companies in Saint-Hyacinthe. Jus Dose, Fabrications ElCargo, Produits Metchro, PrevTech Innovations and SimLeader will create over 40 jobs as a result.The Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries is building a school in Châteauguay for students with intellectual disabilities scheduled to open in September. The Government of Quebec is providing over $28M.Canada's Reserve Force opened the new Armoury in Longueuil, in the borough of Saint-Hubert, after investing in a $50M renovationJefo, a manufacturer of animal feed additives, plans to invest $30M in building a new plant in Saint-Hyacinthe. The project will generate 20 jobs in the short-term and 60 in the long-term.Zeal Motor, located in Bromont, has invested $1.5M, which includes contributions by the governments of Canada and Quebec. The industrial manufacturer of off-road vehicles, like the Fat Truck, will create about 15 jobs over the next two years.Ferme Cécyre, located in Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka, has spent over $3M on construction of a new building equipped with an automated, specialized high-tech system for milking cows.The Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries is investing $12M in the expansion of the Gérin-Lajoie elementary school in ChâteauguayParks Canada is investing over $50M in infrastructure work at the Chambly Canal National Historic Site along the Richelieu RiverThe Laiterie Chagnon dairy has received a loan of more than $1M from the provincial government to purchase equipment and market its milk-based products. Plans have been made to hire sales and marketing personnel in Waterloo.The Hemmingford golf club in the city of the same name has declared bankruptcy. The number of layoffs has not been disclosed. Buy-back of the site remains a possibility.A C Hôtels and an indoor water park are under construction in Beloeil following an investment of close to $50M. This step is expected to be completed in 2020 is part of the Faubourg du Richelieu mega-project, valued at $125M.F. Ménard, a company specializing in pork production and processing, is looking for 150 people to fill various positions in Ange-GardienThe Government of Quebec is moving ahead with the construction of a new long-term care facility in Granby with an investment of $55M. The long-term care facility will be looking for about 40 employees by its planned opening in the fall of 2020.Dare will be closing its cookie factory in Saint-Lambert in a year and a half. About 275 employees will lose their jobs.
The City of Sainte-Julie is investing $145M to develop a new neighbourhood around a public transit station at the entrance to the city that will feature residential and office buildings, as well as retail and green spacesBijoux Caroline Néron, a Quebec chain of jewellery stores, is filing for bankruptcy protection and closing 9 of its 14 stores. In all, 64 workers are affected, including positions at the Montréal head office.The Rigaud Job Fair will take place on February 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Paul-Brasseur Building. Local businesses will meet job seekers.Campagna Motors, under the legal name of Cirbin, has declared bankruptcy. The Boucherville company had been manufacturing three-wheeled vehicles such as the T-Rex and V13R.Le Burger Shop, a gourmet burger restaurant, has closed in Sainte-Catherine. A dozen employees are out of work.Burnbrae Farms is investing $14M to modernize its Upton subsidiary, which produces and processes eggs. The provincial government is providing $2.5M in funding for the project. Ten new employees will be hired, who will join the 110 existing employees.Lowe's, the hardware retailer and owner of RONA and Réno-Dépôt, is currently seeking to fill 1,950 seasonal positions in Quebec. Applicants are being sought in a number of departments for spring 2019.The Town of Granby is investing more than $33M to build an aquatic centre. The Government of Canada is injecting more than $10M into the project. The official opening is planned for January 2020.Küto, a restaurant specializing in tartare, will open a location in Sainte-Catherine. Between 20 and 25 people will be hired for its opening, scheduled for mid-February.
A student and seasonal employment day will be held at the Centre Multisports in Vaudreuil-Dorion on Wednesday, February 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Employers from the Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM will be present to meet with youth seeking employment.Grigio, an Italian restaurant, will be opening a location in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu following a $600,000 investment. Between 15 and 25 workers will be hired for its planned opening in late summer.Bromont, montagne d'expériences, a ski resort in the town of the same name, has invested approximately $10M in a new hybrid mechanical gondola liftBombardier Transport, whose North American head office is in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, has laid off 150 employees, bringing its workforce down from 900 to 750, as part of the 5,000 layoffs announced at the end of 2018A youth job fair will held in the cafeteria of Collège de Valleyfield on Wednesday, February 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Many businesses and organizations from the region will be present to meet with young job seekers.
Groupe SKYSPA has announced the beginning of work, valued at $45M, on the Förena spa complex in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. The first phase, which will cost $12M, will create 100 jobs.Hart Stores will open a location in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield at the beginning of 2019
Engineering firm SNC-Lavalin has announced the elimination of 100 positions across its Canadian network as a result of project completionsProperty developer Cogir has announced the construction of rental condominiums in Candiac. The project, which is assessed at more than $50M, will comprise 183 units, and the work is expected to be completed in the summer of 2020.
An A&W restaurant will open in Delson on December 13, 2018. The number of jobs created was not disclosed.La Belle & La Boeuf has announced the opening of a restaurant in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in spring 2019, creating 55 jobs. This project requires an investment of $1.5M.The Souvlaki Bar restaurant will open in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in spring 2019. The $1M investment will create close to 40 jobs.ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, in Contrecoeur, has announced an $89M investment to improve its facilities and upgrade its rod millThe Mont Sutton ski resort is looking for approximately 40 employees. Jobs are available in the restaurant, customer service and in operations.Restaurant Le Casseau blanc in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield will close its doors permanently on December 15, 2018, and will lay off a dozen employeesA Dollarama store will open in Mercier by the end of 2018. The number of jobs created was not disclosed.Commission scolaire Marie-Victorin has announced a $16.9M investment to build the Tourterelle alternative primary and secondary school and the Agora in the borough of Greenfield ParkBrasserie Olten has opened its brewery in Saint-Hyacinthe. The $2M investment has generated approximately 10 jobs.The Government of Canada, the Province of Quebec and private sector partners have announced an investment of nearly $290M to support AI-driven supply chains and the SCALE.AI supercluster
Copper Branch, a vegan restaurant chain, announced the addition of a franchise in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The opening, expected in May 2019, will create about 20 jobs.Planchers Létourneau invested over $1M in the expansion of its facilities in Saint-Rémi as well as the opening of its new store in Delson. The investment will create about 10 jobs in total.A new La Distillerie pub will open in Vieux-Longueuil at the beginning of 2019. The number of jobs that will be created has not been disclosed.Dans un Jardin has announced the closing of its manufacturing facility in Boucherville by January 31, 2019. The number of jobs that will be lost has not been disclosed.The Chambre de commerce Au coeur de la Montérégie announced a job and entrepreneurship fair in Saint-Césaire. The event will take place on February 9, 2019, and is expected to gather 35 exhibitors.F. Ménard, a company specializing in pork production, is currently looking for 200 employees for its plants throughout Quebec
Québec company Dans un Jardin has announced the closing of its boutiques by January 2019 after placing itself under the protection of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. The number of employees that will be affected by the closures is unknown.
Bombay Canada, a household accessory and furniture store, will close its Saint-Constant location. The number of layoffs is unknown.Alstom in Sorel-Tracy has won a $167M contract to provide various parts that will help manufacture 153 AZUR metro cars. This contract will retain 70 jobs.A RONA store in Granby and one in the municipality of Ange-Gardien will close by February 2019. The number of jobs that will be lost has not been revealed.The real estate developer Relais 38 announced that work has started on a commercial project in Saint-Mathieu. The site is expected to host a Tim Hortons restaurant, an Ultramar gas station, and a Marché Express convenience store by spring 2019.
Bombardier has announced a restructuration to eliminate 2,500 Quebec-based jobs in its aerospace division. Layoffs will be completed by 2021.Stelpro, an electrical heating product manufacturer in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, will invest $24M over the next three years in expanding. About 50 jobs are expected to be created.ISAAC Instruments has announced a $7.5M investment in building its new head office in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. Work is expected to be completed in summer 2019 and create more than 50 jobs.Plastube, a manufacturer of flexible plastic tubes for packaging in Granby, invested $8M in purchasing a digital printer and modernizing its facilitiesRONA in Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay in Montérégie will cease operations by the end of January 2019. This closure will lead to the loss of 16 jobs.A Calvin Klein boutique opened in Les Avenues Vaudreuil shopping centre in MontérégieGE Aviation Bromont is currently hiring to fill about 50 positions. The company is looking for individuals qualified for management and production jobs among others.Soleno Inc. has announced a $10M investment to build a new plant and office building in Iberville industrial park in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
The Exceldor plant in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville is temporarily interrupting its raw product production to sanitize its facilities. This operation shutdown has resulted in the temporary layoff of 150 employees.Réseau Sélection opened a 261-unit retirement home in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. About 30 jobs are available, including client care attendant, assistant nurse, and kitchen helper positions.Bell Canada is eliminating 700 senior management positions across the country following a restructuring of its management unit
Sporting Life, a company specializing in the sale of fashionable clothing and equipment for sporting activities, opened in Quartier Dix30 in BrossardA Korvette store will open in Beauharnois. This $200,000 investment will create 10 jobs.
Labour Market Bulletins
Sectoral Profiles provide an overview of recent labour market developments and outlooks for some of the key industries in various regions of the country.
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- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing | (PDF, 261 KB)
- Finance and Insurance, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing | (PDF, 266 KB)
- Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products Manufacturing | (PDF, 276 KB)
- Forestry and Logging | (PDF, 256 KB)
- Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing | (PDF, 260 KB)
- Health Care and Social Assistance | (PDF, 260 KB)
- Information, Cultural, Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Industry | (PDF, 260 KB)
- Mining, Quarry Operations and Oil and Gas Extraction | (PDF, 260 KB)
- Machinery Manufacturing | (PDF, 259 KB)
- Management of Companies and Enterprises Administrative and Support Services, Waste Management and Remediation Services | (PDF, 261 KB)
- Mining, Quarry Operations and Oil and Gas Extraction | (PDF, 260 KB)
- Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing | (PDF, 252 KB)
- Paper Manufacturing | (PDF, 276 KB)
- Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing | (PDF, 263 KB)
- Primary Metal Manufacturing | (PDF, 269 KB)
- Printing and Related Support Activities | (PDF, 272 KB)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services | (PDF, 269 KB)
- Public Administrations | (PDF, 254 KB)
- Retail Trade | (PDF, 267 KB)
- Textile Mills, Textile Product Mills | (PDF, 257 KB)
- Transportation and Warehousing | (PDF, 275 KB)
- Transportation Equipment Manufacturing | (PDF, 278 KB)
- Utilities | (PDF, 257 KB)
- Wholesale Trade | (PDF, 257 KB)
- Wood Product Manufacturing | (PDF, 262 KB)