Haut-Richelieu International

Let's talk business

Flight times

departing from

Montreal

New York
1h
Boston
1h
Toronto
1h
Vancouver
5h
Los Angeles
6h
Paris
7h
London - UK
7h

North
America

Focus on North American eastern seabord

Canada - United-States

100

million

population

Strategic Location

Cost Efficient Gateway to North America

With the enactment, in 1994, of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between Canada, the United States and Mexico, the world’s largest free trade region was created.

By setting up business in the Haut-Richelieu area you will draw on rich pools of skilled workers and natural resources. You will also access large consumer, commercial and industrial markets, all in a business friendly environment.

Transportation Hub

Efficient Grid of Air, Rail, Ground and Shipping Networks

  • International passenger airport (YUL - Montreal Trudeau)
  • Dedicated international freight airport (YMX - Mirabel)
  • Regional Passenger Airports (PBG – Plattsburgh NY, BTV – Burlington VT)
  • Municipal airport with control tower and landing strips designed for business aircraft
  • 3 rail networks with international links:
    • Canadian national (CN)
    • Canadian Pacific (CP)
    • Central Maine & Quebec (CM&Q)
  • Canadian, American and Mexican comprehensive networks of Interstate highways
  • Port of Montreal

Deep Pools of Manpower and Suppliers

Skilled workforce

  • 5 universities and educational institutions
  • 2 vocational training centers

Main, long-standing, industrial clusters

  • Agri-food (meat and poultry processing, bakery products, fruit processing, packaging materials…)
  • Aerospace (aircraft components, systems…)
  • Defence and security (military equipment and systems, Canadian military base, Royal Military College…)
  • Transportation and logistics (tanker trucks, trailers, armored trucks, parts & service, freight forwarders…)

Vibrant Quality of Life

  • Located in the heart of jewels of nature (Richelieu River, Lake Champlain, Appalachian Mountains…)
  • Ideal setting for boating, trekking, running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding…
  • Mixed housing market (city, suburban and country living)
  • Full spectrum of local and international cultural events (music, theatre, cinema, dance…)
  • Wide array of professional sports (National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, Canadian Football League, ATP and WTA tennis tournaments, Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada…)

Financial Incentives and Project Support

A full range of municipal, regional and national financial incentive programs is available.

A team of seasoned professionals is ready to provide the right answers and solutions.

LET’S TALK BUSINESS

Erica Zoia Managing director zoiae@haut-richelieu.qc.ca +1 450 359-9999
info@hautrichelieuinternational.com