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Thanks to our partners, organizations interested in the Baie-Comeau IP Zone can benefit from a top-quality, tailor-made welcome strategy. From the initial meeting up to the final implementation of the project, the team will make sure to develop a strategy that involves all relevant stakeholders and ensures the success of your project.

The City of Baie-Comeau, ID Manicouagan, the Port of Baie-Comeau, and SOPOR are working together to develop the IP Zone and key projects for our region.

City of Baie-Comeau

Marie-Josée Paradis
Director, Economic Development Service

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Our approach

The Economic Development Service adopts a personalized, solution-oriented approach, drawing on the expertise of its various partners to help investment projects get off the ground smoothly and sustainably in our region.

Our support methods

  • Personalized approach
  • Multidisciplinary team 
  • Partnership builder 

Our experience and strengths

Our team has a long track record in local and regional economic development and land management.

Our goals for the Baie-Comeau IP Zone

Founded on the values of sustainable development and innovation to help drive the ecological transition in strategic sectors for Quebec, our goal for the Baie-Comeau IP Zone is to develop an inspiring industrial investment project and become a key intermodal logistics hub for Eastern Canada.

ID Manicouagan

Guy Simard
Director, Industrial Development

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Innovation et développement Manicouagan plays an active role in promoting economic and social development throughout the Manicouagan region.

To promote economic development in its regional county municipality, ID Manicouagan:

  • Promotes job creation and retention
  • Supports individual and collective entrepreneurship
  • Finances and supports businesses, organizations and municipalities
  • Collaborates on key economic development projects
  • Provides personalized financing, referral, and networking support

Our experience and strengths

Our deep understanding of projects means we can create valuable synergies with promoters in the Manicouagan region, thereby increasing the likelihood of success.

Since 1977, we have drawn on the experience and professionalism of our team, as well as our collaboration with various economic and social partners in our region, to promote:

  • Interest
  • Start-ups
  • Diversification or expansion
  • Development of local industrial companies

Our goals for the Baie-Comeau IP Zone

  • Position the Baie-Comeau IP Zone as a major industrial zone
  • Support business development in critical mineral processing sectors
  • Promote Quebec’s efforts to decrease carbon intensity
  • Promote projects with significant logistical requirements

Port de Baie-Comeau

Karine Otis
Président – Executive Director

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The Port of Baie-Comeau’s mission is to develop the full maritime and port potential of Baie-Comeau, as well as to ensure the sustainable, safe, and efficient development of the maritime logistics chain within the Canadian port network.

Our goal is to make the Port of Baie-Comeau a profitable and safe port, offering innovative and efficient services, in order to become a crucial organization in sustainable regional development and to contribute to the community’s prosperity and notoriety.

Our values:

Sustainable regional development  
Reconciling economic and community development with environmental preservation in the Baie des Anglais.

Working together with our stakeholders to support the port and our community.

Customer Oriented
Placing customers at the centre of our organization to understand and satisfy their needs and expectations.

Adapting quickly to changes in our environment by being creative and innovative. 


Cédric Bérubé
General Director

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Our approach

SOPOR supports industries and companies in their search for rail, transshipment and warehousing solutions. Our services and facilities are tailored to our customers’ needs.

Working together to surpass expectations is part of our DNA, as much in our internal operations
as with our customers and partners.

We connect the Côte-Nord to the North American rail network and help ensure efficient, safe,
and sustainable freight transportation.

Our values

  • Safety
  • Teamwork 
  • Excellence
  • Sustainability

Our experience and strengths

For nearly 50 years, SOPOR has been serving the industries and companies operating on the Côte-Nord. Our organizational excellence is rooted in our team’s unique expertise and motivation to actively contribute to our customer’s development and growth.