Why Gatineau?

A highly educated and bilingual labour force


With 28.3% of its population over 20 years of age having completed university studies, Gatineau is well ahead of the rest of the Canada. Gatineau also has one of the highest bilingualism rates, with 63.5% of its population fluent in both English and French.

Did you know?

Recent articles in Bloomberg2 and indeed Hiring Lab3 have cited Ottawa-Gatineau as a top draw for US tech talent. With a thriving technology ecosystem, a quality of life that consistently ranks first in the country, and Canada’s more open approach to immigration, the region continues to attract highly-skilled talent from across the border and around the globe.

1. Canada is having a tech moment – and US talent is taking notice
2. Statistics Canada, Census 2006 et 2011
3. U.S Techies Eye ‘Boring’ Ottawa Over Hipster Toronto for jobs