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Comité ministériel de l'implantation de la stratégie maritime

Mandate of the committee

The Comité ministériel de l’implantation de la stratégie maritime has a mandate to promote the development of the potential of the St. Lawrence River and the St. Lawrence estuary by responsibility developing Québec’s maritime potential against a backdrop of growing international trade.

To carry out its mandate in collaboration with the government departments concerned, the committee must:

  1. foster the economic development of coastal regions by developing safe, ecological maritime transport;
  2. encourage intermodal transportation, revitalize Québec’s shipyards and provide for the establishment of a logistical hub in the Montérégie region;
  3. stimulate maritime tourism supply and cruise offerings and support ferries by broadening the services offered by the Société des traversiers du Québec;
  4. establish a joint program with the municipalities covering the maintenance of wharves under their responsibility;
  5. ensure the long-term survival of the fishing and aquaculture industries, in particular through the development of new products;
  6. foster research and development in the realms of marine and environmental technologies as well as the training of qualified workers for maritime industry sectors;
  7. elaborate and propose, for adoption by Cabinet, a maritime strategy that reflects these objectives;
  8. ensure the implementation of initiatives under the maritime strategy in order to foster economic development and sustainable development;
  9. ensure follow-up to the strategy’s implementation among the partners and government departments and bodies involved.

Chair

Jean D’Amour
Minister for Maritime Affairs

Co-chair

Dominique Anglade
Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation and Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy

Members

  • Laurent Lessard, Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification and minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
  • Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy
  • David Heurtel, Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change
  • Julie Boulet, Minister of Tourism
  • François Blais, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity
  • Lise Thériault, Minister responsible for Small and Medium Enterprises, Regulatory Streamlining and Regional Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Status of Women
  • Pierre Moreau, Minister responsible for Government Administration and Ongoing Program Review, Chair of the Conseil du trésor
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