THE COMMUNITY AT A GLANCE
5 070 people (2016 Census)
French (88 %) and English (12 %)
Trans-Canada Highway 11
Housing and rent:
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Average rent cost:
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Average house cost:
$ 176 421 (source: NHS 2016)
There are many jobs and business opportunities in the region. Our labor market is in a labor shortage in several areas due to a strong wave of retirements. The shortfall is estimated at 43.2% between 2016 and 2036, all professions combined.
Business, finance and administration
Education, law and social, community and government services
Manufacturing and utilities
Natural and applied sciences and related fields
Natural resources, agriculture and related production
Sales and services
Trades, transport, machinery and related fields
Contact us for up-to-date information on jobs available in the region.
We can put you in touch with entrepreneurs or organizations recruiting the region's next generation of entrepreneurs, whether they are existing private companies, franchises or new potential. Organizations can support you in writing business plans and obtaining funding.
Average household income:
$78 759 (source: Statistics Canada)
Upgrading / continuous learning:
Various partners offer language upgrades and courses. We will be happy to show you the best option according to your needs.
New Life Centre PAOC
Hearst Locum Clinic
Canoe / kayak
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing
Fitness / weightlifting
Hunting and fishing
Arts and culture:
Chorale Boréale en choeur
SHOPPING AND ATTRACTIONS
More than 50 shops, department stores, services and specialties ensure the supply of everything to residents, whether it is furniture, clothing, kitchen accessories, books, electronic devices, mechanical parts, hardware items, household items, sports, manicures, hairdressing, shoes...
The local restaurants invite you to taste their greek, chinese, canadian and italian dishes, their fast food, their house specialties or their healthy dishes.
100th anniversary of Hearst (2022)
Constance Lake Pow-Wow
Double Rink Tournament
Festival Hearst sur les planches
Fishing and ice-fishing tournaments
H.O.G. Poker Rallye
Junior A Hockey (Hearst Lumberjacks)
Salon du Livre de Hearst
Shows at la Place des Arts de Hearst (humor, music, theatre)
Taste of Hearst
Wild Run défi cross-country Hearst
Chain of lakes
Provincial parks (for example: Fushimi Provincial Park)
Walking paths along the Mattawishkwia River