Action Plan for Entrepreneurship

Last updated June 9, 2021
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Entrepreneurship plays a vital role in economic development. It stimulates growth, creates jobs, and generates investment. It is a catalyst for creativity and innovation that deserves to be supported.

The Action Plan for Entrepreneurship is part of the city’s 2018-2022 Economic Development Strategy.


  • Stimulate the creation of businesses
  • Support the growth of small and medium-sized businesses
  • Increase the rate of survival of businesses and their succession

Priority groups

  • Youth
  • Immigrants 
  • Women
  • Aboriginal people


  • $37.6 million
  • Over four years

Areas of implementation 

  1. Raise public awareness about entrepreneurship
  2. Boost entrepreneurs with an adapted assistance ecosystem
  3. Strengthen skills among entrepreneurs
  4. Continue innovating in support of entrepreneurs
  5. Stimulate priority groups with targeted actions

These five areas include 48 actions.