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New entrepreneurs to the Region
A new cohort of acs / AEC program Start-up and management of his company has successfully completed its training on 27 march. During 27 weeks at the rate of two days per week, they were able to benefit from the advice of specialists in order to conduct market research, write up their business plan and plan the stages of their business start-up.

This program allows you to multiply the chances of success, by two with a coaching individualized to start his company and develop his management skills. This training has also allowed them to acquire knowledge in all areas of the business: accounting, taxation, business law, marketing expert.

“The region is so enriched with new motivated entrepreneurs and, especially, well equipped to achieve their dream of starting a business”, pointed out the Area entrepreneurial of the Cégep de Trois-Rivières. Notice to interested parties: the next cohort will begin September 24, 2018.

Vie économique régionale

In the usual order, we find Stéphanie Dusablon, of the MRC Nicolet-Yamaska, Genevieve Leprohon, the CLD of the MRC of Bécancour, Simon Laflamme, owner of On The water, Anthony Dubord, owner of Auger & Dubord, surveyors, Frederick Proulx, owner of The distributions RPF, Marie-Blanche The Herald, Desjardins, and Guy Masson, the SADC de Nicolet-Bécancour.

20 new jobs at ARM
The business ARM has secured a new contract for its call centre specialising in debt recovery, who will make a jump of 10 % its annual turnover. This new alliance will generate the creation of 20 new jobs in Shawinigan. The new client, whose ARM may not disclose the identity, is a larger enterprise which plays a key role in the economic development of Quebec. As to ARM, which already counts more than 200 employees, must fill 20 new positions by the 1st of may next.

The training of these new agents recovery will be carried out in collaboration with the Commission scolaire de l’énergie in the framework of the Service program of recovery and perception.

According to the president and chief executive officer of ARM, Jean-François Gingras, investments of more than us $ 200,000 was required to meet the criteria of the call for tenders, specifically in relation to the safety standards of information that have, again, been tightened.

The candidates interested to apply are invited to forward their curriculum vitae to

Pharmacies with Link Green
The pharmacy Jean-Sébastien Blais, of Shawinigan and the pharmacy Suzie Roy, and Claude Garceau Grand-Mother, both affiliated to the Group, Proxim, have announced their commitment to become a Pharmacy eco+responsible with Link Green. This approach is unique in North America aims to help Quebec pharmacies to differentiate themselves through the implementation of appropriate ecological, social, economic, practical.

The approach combines environmental actions, such as improving the management of residual drugs and the optimization of transportation, to social activities, such as community involvement in the region. In addition, the two pharmacies that wish to participate in the recognition program ICI on RECYCLE! of Recyc-Québec.


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