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Ford and Subaru New Richmond – Business Portrait

Ford and Subaru New Richmond – Business Portrait

Co-owner of Subaru New Richmond since 2010, René Leblanc has also acquired Ford New Richmond with Adam and André Leblanc (his brothers) and Matthew O’Reilly in 2018. Together, they undertook major enlargement work for the Subaru dealership and the construction of a new building for Ford. A meeting with René about these businesses, which recently […]

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Microbrasserie La belle aventure – Business Portrait

Microbrasserie La belle aventure – Business Portrait

When opening their microbrewery La belle aventure in August 2022, three young Gaspesians wanted to give Bonaventure a festive and meeting location, combining a bistro-bar, a restaurant and an events location. A meeting with Sébastien Cayouette, co-owner, about this microbrewery which obtained support from the SADC Baie-des-Chaleurs.   A Thumbnail Sketch of the Business Established […]

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Caprices de cuisine – Business Portrait

Caprices de cuisine – Business Portrait

Mélissa Vaillancourt took charge of Caprices de cuisine in July 2021. Since then, she is working on diversifying services and products, from the design to the finished product, and betting on customer service. A meeting with Mélissa about her business, which obtained support from the SADC Baie-des-Chaleurs.   A Thumbnail Sketch of the Business Caprices […]

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ÈST éco-cabines – Business Portrait

ÈST éco-cabines – Business Portrait

ÈST éco-cabines opened for business in July 2021 in Miguasha to feature quite a new glamping experience in the region. Six months later, a thermal spa was added to its offering. A meeting with Louise Landry, co-owner, about this business which obtained support from the SADC of the Baie-des-Chaleurs.   A Thumbnail Sketch of the […]

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M.J. Brière – Business Portrait

M.J. Brière – Business Portrait

  Garage M.J. Brière in Caplan, inaugurated its new building last June. Following the completion of this major project, Alexandre Bujold, a sales advisor and future owner of the business, is now concentrating on succession planning with his mother, Manon Brière. A meeting with Alexandre about the business, which obtained support from the SADC Baie-des-Chaleurs. […]

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Distillerie des Marigots – Business Portrait

Distillerie des Marigots – Business Portrait

  Joseph St-Denis Boulanger and his spouse, Laurie-Anne Cloutier, founded the Distillerie des Marigots in Caplan in 2019. Since it was introduced at the end of 2020, their gin, called Récif, has received impressive honours internationally. A meeting with Joseph regarding entrepreneurship and the Distillerie, for which the SADC de Baie des Chaleurs gave support. […]

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Agenda Fleuriste: Embellishing the Daily Grind

Agenda Fleuriste: Embellishing the Daily Grind

Kim Lavigne acquired Agenda Fleuriste, in Maria, in July 2019. Since then, she enlivens her clients’ daily grind with her flowers, plants, helium balloons and various gifts. A discussion with this entrepreneur.   In what way is your business unique? “When I purchased the business, my goal was to have a large variety of plants […]

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Bois JL – Business Portrait

Bois JL – Business Portrait

    Jacki Leblanc founded the wood processing company Bois JL in May 2018 at Carleton-sur-Mer. Since then, a growing clientele of sawmills, building contractors and individuals use his quality wood products. A conversation with Jacki about his business, which obtained support from the Baie-des-Chaleurs SADC.   A Thumbnail Sketch of the Company Bois JL […]

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Virage Vert

Virage Vert

The Jobs and Growth Fund provides funding to businesses and organizations to help create jobs and position local economies for long-term growth. Delivered by Canada’s regional development agencies (RDAs), the new fund provides $700 million to support a regional response to this COVID-19 crisis by investing in projects that will help to create jobs over […]

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Maille atelier collaboratif – Business Portrait

Maille atelier collaboratif – Business Portrait

  Laura-Anne Lamarche and Ghislain Dea co-founded the Maille atelier collaboratif in 2019 at New Richmond. Since then, their long lasting-furniture has enhanced the decoration and optimized many residences, businesses and organizations in the Gaspésie region. Interview with Laura-Anne about entrepreneurship and her business, which had received support from the SADC Baie-des-Chaleurs.   A Thumbnail […]

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La belle vie sailing – Business Portrait

La belle vie sailing – Business Portrait

  Marie-Pier Grenier and Adrien Bernier Nadeau founded La belle vie sailing in Paspébiac, in 2019. Since then, the popularity of their sailing company hasn’t stopped growing. In fact, the couple obtained support from the SADC Baie-des-Chaleurs in 2021 to ensure its expansion. On board the Vanamo catamaran docked in Bouillante, Guadeloupe, Marie-Pier answered our […]

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The Road to Entrepreneurship

The Road to Entrepreneurship

The Réseau des SADC (Sociétés d’aide au développement des collectivités) et CAE (Centres d’aide aux entreprises) du Québec is launching The Road to Entrepreneurship (La route de l’entrepreneur), a website designed to guide entrepreneurs through every step of starting and running a business. It will also make it easy for entrepreneurs to reach out to […]

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