Tools to help you in your entrepreneurial endeavors


Ville-Marie Borough

When you set up shop in the Quartier Latin, you become part of the Ville-Marie borough. The borough has created a guide that can help you with the steps to follow and references to know when opening a business.
Consult the guide


Terrace permit

The Quartier Latin is known for its terraces! If your location allows it, here is a guide prepared by the borough to help you in your efforts:
Consult the guide  

Request a permit  


Sign permit

Installing a sign requires in most cases a sign authorization certificate, which is issued by the borough’s permit office.To learn more about the conditions and procedures, you can consult this link:
Apply for a permit  


PME-MTL downtown

PME – MTL is a leading player in supporting the start-up and growth of SMEs. The experts at PME MTL downtown support entrepreneurs with management advice and financing up to $25 000 for new businesses in retail, restaurants or bars.
Contact the downtown team if you want to set up a business in the Quartier Latin:

Contact PME-MTL downtown


Training details

The SDC Quartier Latin invests financially in the development of the skills of the managers and employees of the businesses and enterprises on its territory through a partnership with Détail Formation, one of the most important training firms in Quebec. The SDC covers some of the costs, which allows members to benefit from training to improve or acquire new skills in many areas of expertise (human resources management, customer service, marketing, etc.).
To access the details and calendar of trainings.


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