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The area in numbers

The Agglomération de Longueuil has an abundant pool of qualified, multilingual employees with a higher level of education than the Montérégie region overall.

A bilingual majority

The majority (55.7%) of our population has knowledge of both of Canada’s official languages - 2016

A VIBRANT REGION

According to the medium-term employment outlook published by Services Québec for the period from 2017–2021, employment is expected to grow at an average of 0.9% per year in the Montérégie region. In comparison, the growth rate in the province of Quebec as a whole is slightly lower (0.8%).

0.9%

Growth rate

DRIVING EMPLOYABILITY

DEL has several partners in the employability field who can help you to locate talent. Each year, in collaboration with its various partners, DEL holds over 50 training and coaching activities that are directly related to the realities of our entrepreneurs.

More than 50

training and coaching activities

More quality jobs are created here

The Agglomération de Longueuil has been experiencing a significant economic upswing for several years now. In 2018, business employment increased by 2.4%.

The overall quality of the positions also grew. While the number of full-time positions increased by 2.8%, the number of part-time jobs decreased by nearly 10%.

2019 Median employment income, ages 25–64
Agglomération de Longueuil $48,401
Montréal $41,680

HIGHER EDUCATION RIGHT NEXT DOOR

The area is home to numerous educational institutions. In addition, the Agglomération de Longueuil is only a few kilometres away from major universities in Montreal.

Universities in the area:

  • Université de Sherbrooke – Over 120 programs, mainly at the graduate level
  • Université de Montréal (UdeM) – New campus in Brossard
  • Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)

Colleges

  • Cégep Édouard Montpetit // The largest French-language CEGEP in Quebec, featuring the École nationale d’aérotechnique (ÉNA), North America’s largest college aerospace training institution
  • Champlain College Saint-Lambert // A public English-language CEGEP

YET ANOTHER REASON TO INVEST HERE: The culture of innovation


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