Downtown Reconstruction Master Plan – City of Lac-Mégantic
The reconstruction of the new downtown is an important opportunity to diversify the economy. New activities will be launched offering high-quality jobs that can attract new residents and new families, and stimulate population growth for Lac-Mégantic and the region.
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Mégantic: Canada’s Unique Wood Cluster
250 companies within a 100 km radius
Integrated value chain: sawmills, specialty engineered wood, Kraft-recycled pulp, hardwood plywood and veneer, panels, furniture, flooring, windows and doors, wood pellets, etc.
Home to the largest particleboard plant in North America: Tafisa
Export oriented companies – mostly to the U.S.
Universities, colleges and specialized R&D networks: SEREX Mégantic, Service Intégré du Bois (SIB), Oléotek, Mecanium
A strong entrepreneurial culture and presence of multinationals