Welcome to Chicoutimi
Chicoutimi is a borough, located in the city of Saguenay, in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of the Province of Québec. It is located on the Saguenay River. Jobs offered are in the retail sector, in restaurants, museums, or even outdoors in parks!
Websites for lodging off campus
Logement à louer – Saguenay / Lac St. Jean (French only)
UQAC Logements hors campus (French only)
LesPAC (French only)
Laws and regulations related to the Residential Tenancies acts for the Province of Québec
Laws and regulations in the rental residential properties in the Province of Québec
Act Respecting the régie du logement
La Régie du logement is a specialized tribunal that has competence in residential lease matters.
Rights and Obligations of Tenants
Coalition of housing committees and tenants’ associations in Quebec (Website in French only)
Saguenay is located 210 km northeast of Québec City and it is accessible through the Highway 175 (North) by the Laurentides wildlife reserve if you are departing from Québec City.
Two regional airports connect the region to different destinations.
The Saguenay- Bagotville Airport (CFB Bagotville) binds several regular and seasonal destinations in Canada and internationally by direct flight.
The Alma Airport provides passenger transport, cargo transport, medical evacuation services.
Central Train Station
The is a train that connects Montreal to Saguenay three times per week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The train station is located at 2439 rue St-Dominique in Jonquière (888) 842-7245.
Bus Central Station
There are some buses that connects Montréal and Québec City to Saguenay every week.
See following website for more information.
Ville de Saguenay – Transpost et entretien (French only)
Road condition and Traffic information
Medical care and clinics
Non-emergency medical care
If you need to see a doctor, please go to medical clinics without appointment to get non-emergency medical care.
Info-Santé 8-1-1 is a free and confidential telephone consultation service. Dialling 8-1-1 promptly puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Anyone living in Québec can call Info-Santé 8-1-1 for themselves or a family member.
If there is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital.
911 – emergency number (toll-free)
Call this number for all emergencies where there is a danger to life or property
Activities and Events
The people of Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean are amongst the friendliest in the world. There are a lot of things to do in the summer months. Here are some websites that provide information on Events and festivals and other interesting activities to do.