Web links of Interest - Government and Development

As the administrative capital of the Lower St. Lawrence region, Rimouski provides a wide range of services to the residents of the entire region, in collaboration with regional, provincial and federal agencies.


Affaires municipales, Régions et Occupation du territoire (Government of Quebec's ministry of municipal affairs. French only.)
All the information you need about municipal affairs: hot issues, new agreements and services offered to municipalities, and all the latest municipal news, updated daily.

Children's Fitness Tax Credit
All the information you need about the non-refundable tax credit for eligible fitness expenses paid by parents to register a child in a prescribed program of physical activity.


Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (French only.)
The national library has a digital collection of postcards printed between 1900 and 1950, which can be viewed on the web. More than sixty photos of the city of Rimouski and the Sacré-Coeur and Pointe-au-Père sectors are available.

Carrefour action municipale et famille (French only.)
The City of Rimouski is a member of the Carrefour action municipale et famille (CAMF), a non-profit umbrella organization of municipalities and regional county municipalities interested in the development of family policies.

Chambre de commerce et de l'industrie Rimouski-Neigette (French only.)
The Chambre de commerce et de l'industrie Rimouski-Neigette (chamber of commerce) works in collaboration with various community stakeholders for the economic development of Rimouski and the surrounding area.

Centre local de développement de Rimouski-Neigette (CLD)
The Rimouski-Neigette Local Development Centre (CLD) is located in Rimouski. Its mission is to mobilize local stakeholders in a joint effort to proactively promote economic development and job creation within a framework of government-community partnership.

Conférence régionale des éluEs du Bas-Saint-Laurent (French only.)
Since April 1st 2004, the role and mandate of the Conseil régional de concertation et de développement du Bas-Saint-Laurent (CRCD) have been assumed by the Conférence régionale des éluEs du Bas-Saint-Laurent, a consulting and planning body made up of elected officials from the entire region. The organization's mission is to contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of the region..

CSDT-PME (French only.)
The Corporation de soutien au développement technologique des PME is a non-profit organization created by the leaders of companies in the Lower St. Lawrence, Gaspésie and North Shore regions, in partnership with the Université du Québec à Rimouski and Canada Economic Development. Its mission is to promote technological development and innovation within the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of Eastern Quebec and the North Shore


Travelling Distances
Quebec's ministry of transportation offers a handy tool to estimate the distance and time between Quebec cities. 


Regional Hospital (French only.)
The regional hospital of the Health and Social Services Centre (HSSC) of Rimouski-Neigette is the largest in Eastern Quebec. The Centre hospitalier régional de Rimouski has 255 beds, including 219 short-stay beds and 36 beds for long-term psychiatric care. Ambulatory services complete the range of offered services, including specialized outpatient clinics, one-day surgery, one-day paediatric medicine clinic and more.

MERX is the official Canadian on-line public tender notification service. MERX has levelled the playing field, allowing companies of any size to have easy, affordable access to billions of dollars worth of federal contracts, as well as contracts from participating provincial and municipal governments.

RCM of Rimouski-Neigette
The website of the Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Rimouski-Neigette offers an overview of the region as well as information on doing business in the Lower St. Lawrence region, development opportunities and the quality of life in the area.


Government of Canada's Web Portal
Links to services, programs and functions of the Canadian government.

Government of Quebec Web Portal
 A cornucopia of information on the services provided by the government of Quebec…    


Bas-Saint-Laurent Web Portal (French only.)
This web portal is a tool that gives residents easy and quick access to regional government news and information about provincial programs and services available to the public, businesses and organizations.


Régie du bâtiment du Québec (Provincial department of buildings.)
The mission of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec is to assure the quality of construction work and the safety of anyone having access to buildings or facilities destined for public use .

SADC de la Neigette (French only.)
The mandate of the SADC de la Neigette (Community Futures Development Corporation) is to stimulate community participation in taking charge of its future by engaging in activities that favour collaboration and partnership. The SADC also supports the creation, consolidation and development of businesses by offering technical and financial services 

Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) (Provincial motor vehicle licensing agency.)
Because the SAAQ has you covered from the moment you hit the roads of Quebec...

Société de promotion économique de Rimouski (SOPER) (French only.)
This organization acts as the city development office and is dedicated to promoting and supporting Rimouski's economic development. SOPER’s website was designed in collaboration with the Local Development Centre (CLD Rimouski-Neigette).