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Consolidate and develop existing businesses while encouraging new businesses to establish themselves here | Provide modern infrastructures suited to the needs of companies | Promote and facilitate the development of a strong and diversified economy | Influence the business climate to optimize the quality of life, growth and sustainable development.
It is estimated that Clarence-Rocklandís total population will increase by 7,500 between 2004 and 2014, i.e. an
annual average of 750 inhabitants or 3.5% | The residents of Clarence-Rockland are highly educated (38.3% hold
professional studies, college or university diplomas) | Clarence-Rocklandís retail market is worth 318.9 million dollars
| This is expected to rise by 129.3 million dollars (40.5%) by 2014, for a total of 448.2 million dollars.
Agriculture holds a special place in our region, which is recognized for the quality of its land and its favourable climatic conditions. It is the most important industry in the region. Our farmers mainly produce forage plants such as alfalfa, soya and corn. However, there are also some dairy producers, and operations that raise more exotic products such as llamas, emus and sheep.
Truck farming is also thriving. In addition to traditional vegetables such as carrots and turnips, our producers also grow large quantities of apples, strawberries, raspberries and even grapes. The latter crop has allowed, among other things, a local table wine called Ch‚teau Bourget to emerge. Farm products may be found
in many places, including public markets in
Some 10,202 hectares of land are designated for agricultural production that amounts to some 34.4% of the total area of the city of
There is no doubt that Clarence-Rockland offers an excellent quality of life and meets the particular needs of families. That is why real estate promoters in the residential sector are interested in our region. Because of its numerous advantages, such as municipal public transit that extends to
The city of