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Quebec time 06 h 49
L'Étang-du-Nord 8°C

With its nonstop outdoor activities, its landscapes that are beautiful under every light, its fun, festive, and gourmet events that tie the months together; its culture, microbreweries, and local products from season to season… Truly, Estrie is a region best enjoyed in January… and onwards right through December!

  • Size: 10 197 km2
  • Main cities: Sherbrooke (162,666 inhabitants), Magog (26,464 inhabitants), Coaticook (9,188 inhabitants), Asbestos (6,873 inhabitants), Lac-Mégantic (5,838 inhabitants)


For more information: www.cantonsdelest.com/

Top 5 regional activities


  • Export, recreational tourism activities
  • Traditional sectors: transportation, rubber products manufacturing, wood transformation, papermaking, textile, agriculture
  • Non-traditional sectors: metal fabricating, machinery industry, biomedical techniques, information technology
  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: animal production, horticulture, maple and maple syrup production, over 75 certified organic farms, agritourism, Christmas tree production


For more information on the economy: Services Québec


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