Local economic development

Local economic development in Montréal is supported under agreements with various levels of government based on established priorities. The city issues an annual report on its achievements.

Fonds de développement des territoires

The Fonds de développement des territoires, created by the government of Quebec, is geared towards financing local and regional development measures. It is subject to an agreement between the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation (MAMH) and municipalities.

Annual action priorities for 2019-2020

  • Promote the growth of companies 
  • Stimulate private and collective entrepreneurship  
  • Focus on know-how and talent  
  • Highlight the city’s area-based economic hubs  
  • Boost the city’s reputation on the national and international stages