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In the land of wide-open skies, you cannot miss the horizon. They say that the playground here is as wide as the ear-to-ear smile of the neighbourhood folks whose joie de vivre is so contagious. Whether you’re lounging beside a majestic lake that thinks it’s the sea, or you’re diving deep into the history of a 950-million-year-old fjord, the voyage is epic and the adventure, limitless.

  • Size: 95,762 km2
  • Main cities: Saguenay (145,745 inhabitants), Alma (31,011 inhabitants), Dolbeau-Mistassini  (14,218 inhabitants), Saint-Félicien (10,291 inhabitants), Roberval (10,023 inhabitants)

For more information: Tourisme Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean

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  • Agriculture, fisheries and food industry: important milk, grain, animal and fruit (blueberry) production; freezing, cheese and sausage plants; farm stands and agritourism
  • Natural resource development: forest development and wood products transformation, prime metal manufacturing (aluminum), hydroelectricity, metal fabricating, construction and engineering
  • Excellence or innovation: northern agriculture, aluminum transformation, ecotourism, adventure tourism

For more information on the economy: Services Québec


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