DOING BUSINESS Getting into business near the borders.

Doing Business

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

Excursions Timberland Tours
Denis Rozon, Owner and Operator
36 Ragged Chute, Bristol (QC) J0X 1G0
819-647-3185

Timberland Tours is located just 45 min. from downtown Ottawa, in Bristol, Quebec.  Our experienced guides will teach you how to harness, hook-up and drive your very own team of race dogs on our private, world class trails through a beautiful red pine forest.

Our multidisciplinary development team forges links with the municipalities, the business community and economic and community developers. It is responsible for the development of regional infrastructures and investment projects within the territory of the MRC Pontiac.

Support

The team offers support services to municipalities, organizations, and promoters to define, develop and identify financing for projects. For any questions related to rural and economic development, please contact a member of our team.

Attentive Support

Cyndy Phillips, Director of Economic Development
819-648-5689 ext. 134
c.phillips@mrcpontiac.qc.ca

Claudee Galipeau, Commissioner for Economic Development
819-648-5689 ext. 129
c.galipeau@mrcpontiac.qc.ca

Chakib Ahmimed, Commissioner for Economic Development
819-648-5689 ext. 304
c.ahmimed@mrcpontiac.qc.ca

Chantal Lair, Tourism Marketing Commissioner
819-648-5689 ext. 126
c.lair@mrcpontiac.qc.ca

Sabrina Ayres, Commissioner for Economic Development
819-648-5689 ext. 124
s.ayres@mrcpontiac.qc.ca

ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT – START-UP PROJECTS, SUCCESSION AND EXPANSION :

A convincing tax credit

In the Pontiac, new graduates’ benefit from a tax credit ranging from $8,000 to $10,000.

FUNDING, LOANS AND FINANCING PROGRAMMES

Many people in the Pontiac are building lives in the world of agri-food. Contact us and we will be able to refer you to the right place, inform you of the programs and tools available and accompany you.

The MRC Pontiac has a development plan for the agricultural area (PDZA) and works with several partners who will be able to accompany you no matter what your project may be.

IF YOU ARE IN THIS SITUATION:

  • I am an entrepreneur, or a newcomer and I want to acquire a farm in the Pontiac;
  • I have a food processing project in the agri-food sector;
  • I am looking to learn more about Pontiac agriculture or to join an existing project;
  • I wish to rent farmland in the Pontiac;
  • I wish to transfer my farm business;
  • I am looking for a successor for my farm business.

Contact one of our agricultural commissioners for more information and assistance.