Huron-Wendat First Nation and Ville de Quebec

Unique Features of this Partnership

Areas of Collaboration – Joint CED Themes

  • Land use planning (Revitalization of arterial roads)
  • Sustainable tourism (Development of sustainable tourism, educational and cultural projects)
  • Employment, Training and Job Creation


  • Established a Joint Working Group
  • Involvement of the councils of elected officials in the processWorkshop for sharing and pooling
  • Identifying opportunities for collaboration in economic development and tourism
  • Successful collaboration and implementation of information sessions for entrepreneurs at the Nation on how to incorporate themselves into and take advantage of programing guided towards small business and entrepreneurship, specifically procurement.

Why Work Together?

“The Community Economic Development Initiative gives us a unique opportunity to sit down with the City of Quebec to talk specifically about economic development. Through this privileged collaboration, we will be able to create joint projects that will have tangible benefits for both communities.”

- Chief Rémy Vincent, Wendake

“This agreement marks a new milestone in our collaboration with the Huronne-Wendat Nation, which continues to grow. The Nation contributes greatly to the collective economic wealth of our region while participating in the cultural and historical development of Quebec City. I am confident that this collaboration will extend to many other sectors and that we will be able to continue to draw inspiration from each other’s good practices.”

- Bruno Marchand, Mayor of Quebec City

Next Steps