Incentives for Entrepreneurs

There are many different advantages of opening your business in Cookshire-Eaton

  • Financial incentives
  • Business centre to share premises and resources
  • 4 industrial parks
  • 25 minutes from Sherbrooke
  • Haut-Saint-François MRC office
  • Organizations supporting entrepreneurs nearby
  • The Sherbrooke Airport is in Cookshire-Eaton
  • Bank of Montreal and Caisse Desjardins des Hauts-Boisés
  • High speed internet available everywhere in the area
  • Stationery store
  • Computer store

Development Advisory Committee (CCD)

Established by Municipal Council, the economic, social, cultural, and environmental development committee is an advisory committee whose opinions and recommendations influence and take into account the recommendations of the Urban Planning Advisory Committee (CCU) as well as the Municipal Council’s strategic and policy-related directions.

The Development Advisory Committee (CCD) is made up of a minimum of 11 and a maximum of 21 people. The committee must be comprised of three members from Municipal Council, the Town Manager, the Director of Development for the municipality, and a minimum of six residents. The Council may also call upon a resource person to assist the committee in fulfilling its duties.

Advisory Planning Committee (CCU)

The Advisory Planning Committee is responsible for studying and submitting recommendations to the Council on any issues related to urban planning, zoning, subdivisions, and construction. They must also take a stance on any requests for minor exemptions.

The CCU is made up of 8 members, 6 of whom are residents.