Contribute to creating more wealth to share for our members, for our regions. ”


For more than 40 years, the Coopérative de développement régional du Québec (CDRQ) has been offering its support and services to collective enterprises, cooperatives, and NPOs, whether in the start-up or growth phase, or when a recovery is needed.
With its head office in Québec City and 10 regional offices across the entire province, the CDRQ has a team of more than 30 people specialized in the development of cooperatives.

Our mission

The CDRQ’s mission is to support and promote the creation and development of cooperatives in all regions of Quebec. We do this by offering specialized support for existing cooperatives and for promoters of new projects.

Our board of directors

The CDRQ board of directors is made up of 15 people representing the 3 categories of members of our cooperative as well as the different regions of Quebec.

Here is the current board of directors:

Chair of the board

Pascal Coutu
Representative of the user members of the Lanaudière region


Éric Simard
Representative of the user members of the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean – Côte-Nord region


Richard Normandeau
Representative of the user members of the Gaspésie and Îles-de-la-Madeleine regions


Danielle Dufresne
Worker member representative

User member representatives


Alexandra Pichette
Abitibi-Témiscamingue / Nord-du-Québec

Raymond Morin

Position to be filled
Centre-du-Québec / Mauricie

Samuel Proulx-Lemire
Capitale-Nationale / Chaudière-Appalaches

Bianka Dupaul

Position to be filled
Montréal / Laval 

Jean Hogue
Eastern Townships

Position to be filled
Outaouais / Laurentides

Support member representative


Danielle Simard

Worker member representatives


Dominic Deschênes

Caroline Martineau

Our annual reports

The CDRQ annually produces publications and reports that it makes available on its website. Consult everything and contact us if you have any questions or if you want more details on the information contained in our documents. Please note that the annual reports are available in French only before 2021-2022.

Our partners

Teamwork is second nature in our organization. Over the years, we have developed numerous partnerships for the benefit of our members and their business projects.