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Defi OSEntreprendre Outaouais

Since 2023, the SADC Papineau-Collines has been actively participating in the mission of the Défi OSEntreprendre in order to inspire the desire to undertake and contribute to building a proud, innovative, engaged, and prosperous Quebec

The OSEntreprendre Challenge
📣 Registration opens: December 2023

The OSEntreprendre Challenge is a major Quebec movement that annually showcases the entrepreneurial initiatives of some 67,000 people:

Youth from preschool to university supported by their school staff with its School component (volet Scolaire)
Startup entrepreneurs with its Business Creation component (volet Création d’entreprise),
Entrepreneurs with inspiring journeys with its Success Inc. component ( volet Réussite inc.),
Local supply models with its Doing Business Together component ( Faire affaire ensemble).

It unfolds and takes root at the local, regional, and national levels. For its implementation, more than 300 leaders mobilize in the 17 regions of Quebec to highlight the projects emerging from their community.

More information (French)

Challenge Components

Création d’entreprise (Business Creation)

Are you embarking on a new entrepreneurial adventure? Express your passion, experience the thrill of a jury, and possibly win a scholarship, in addition to expanding your network by joining the OSEntreprendre entrepreneurial community! The Business Creation component of the OSEntreprendre Challenge offers new entrepreneurs, during their start-up year, the opportunity to validate their project, obtain scholarships, expand their network, and express their passion.

Eligibility Requirements (French)→

Réussite inc. (Achievement)

Has your business previously participated in the OSEntreprendre Challenge? Take the time to reflect on your journey, celebrate your achievements, and inspire other entrepreneurs, while also having the chance to win a scholarship!

The Réussite inc. component highlights diverse business models that have participated in the OSEntreprendre Challenge, are still in business after five years, and whose journey combines five aspects of success: achievements, values, finances, prospects, and team. Entrepreneurs are thus invited to reconnect with the OSEntreprendre Challenge, to look back, and to share their adventure.

More information (French) →

Faire affaire ensemble (Doing Business Together)

Your business deals with Quebec suppliers? Dare to present your procurement practices to take stock, inspire other entrepreneurs, and become a proud ambassador!

The “Doing Business Together” component of the OSEntreprendre Challenge highlights diversified business models that stand out for their procurement practices with suppliers from all over Quebec. Whether it’s choosing a hotel or a packaging manufacturer, every decision to do business together has economic, human, and environmental impacts.

More information (French) →

Scolaire (Schools)

The Educational component of the OSEntreprendre Challenge supports the development of an entrepreneurial spirit by highlighting pupils and students who undertake entrepreneurial initiatives. Whether in primary school by creating a product from recycled material or at university by launching an online platform, young people are at the heart of the action and decision-making in collaboration with school stakeholders.

Find your school manager scolaire →


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Region Coordinator – Outaouais

Francis Hubert
SADC de Papineau-Collines
(819) 986-1747 poste 203

Local Managers

Catherine Jardon
Carrefour jeunesse emploi de l’Outaouais
(819) 561-7712 poste 205

Lise Lagarde
SADC de Pontiac
(819) 683-3733

Valérie Patoine
MRC de Papineau
(819) 427-6243 poste 1301

Sabin Parent-Johnson
MRC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau
(819) 209-4281


Thank you to our valuable partners






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