The MRC d’Argenteuil has begun the 24th edition of the OSEntreprendre Challenge, which invites new entrepreneurs in the region to apply for a chance to win local, regional and Québec-wide prizes. 

Entrepreneurs in the Argenteuil region aged 18 or over, who intend to start a business in 2022, or whose business obtained its first income after April 1, 2021, are eligible to participate in the competition. Anyone who is interested in participating may follow the instructions and find information at The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 15, at 4 p.m. 

Participants who pass the first stage of local selection will have their project analyzed at the regional level. A virtual awards ceremony will take place in the spring to award the regional winners who will move on to the final stage of the Québec-wide competition. 

In 2021, the MRC d’Argenteuil was represented by five local businesses at the 23rd OSEntreprendre Challenge. They were Brasserie Sir John from Lachute and Cooperative Ferme La Roquette, of Brownsburg-Chatham. Brasserie Sir John was awarded the Polycor Audience Award during the final round. 

The OSEntreprendre Challenge aims to promote entrepreneurial initiatives to inspire desire to undertake and contribute to building a proud, innovative, committed and prosperous Québec. It reaches more than 40,000 participants annually.