La Grande Alliance is a Memorandum of Understanding to plan and execute a 30-year infrastructure program that aims to facilitate the transportation of people and goods, and increase the value of natural resources by lowering their transportation costs.
La Grande Alliance will act as a hub organizing and overseeing the development of infrastructure, in the common interest of communities, First Nations, and public and private enterprises seeking to establish, consolidate or harmonize their presence in the territory.
Increase in freight transport by rail rather than by truck
Creation of a corridor of protected areas
Contribution to the Quebec plan for electrification of projects
Creation of jobs to meet demand for new projects
Increase in the value of Québec’s natural resources
Position Québec at the center of the global mining sector, especially lithium
Better integration of local communities in project development
Improvement of the local living environment and contacts between communities
Better access to communication technologies
Visualizing the future
The below map shows the existing infrastructure. You can click on each Phase to see its proposed features appear.