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The Baie-des-Chaleurs region possesses a wide range of infrastructures conducive to business development.

Air Transportation

The Aéroport régional de Bonaventure was completely refurbished in 1999, and offers daily flights that can travel between the region and Montreal in as little as 2 hours and 15 minutes.

For the most part, regular air transportation is provided by Pascan Aviation Inc., which offers affordable, competitive rates.

Baie-des-Chaleurs is also located close to regional airports located in Mont-Joli, Gaspé and Bathurst, New Brunswick.


The region has 3 deep-water ports, located in the cities of Carleton, New Richmond and Paspébiac.

These ports are accessible year-round and can accommodate cargo ships. For more information, please contact municipal authorities.

Railway Transportation

The railway system provides freight and passenger transportation to the entire region.

Société du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie
The Gaspé Railway Company owns and operates the railway line (330 km) between Matapédia and Gaspé.

Via Rail Canada
Via Rail offers daily departures between the Gaspé coast and the urban centers.

Road System

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Highway 132 crosses Baie-des-Chaleurs from west to east, locating it at the crossroads between New Brunswick and the Gaspé.

Public transport / ReGIM
Intermunicipal board of transport Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine is a public transit service.

In addition to the many freight transportation companies located in the region, the Orléans Express bus company ships packages and provides passenger transportation.


High-speed Internet service is available in the region. Digital wireless phone service is also available throughout the region.

In addition to various private firms, the region has strategy named a "Plan numérique". Also, the Réseau collectif Gaspésie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine provides fibre optic services.

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