20 May 2011

Congratulations to Véronique Denys, Taxation Manager, Québec City office, on having realized her dream and reached the summit of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. This makes Véronique the third Quebecer to have successfully completed this expedition!

But it doesn’t stop there—by having scaled to the top of Everest, Véronique is working on accomplishing an even greater feat: successfully completing the “7 summits” challenge, which consists in climbing to the top of the seven highest peaks of each continent on the globe—an international challenge coveted by the greatest mountaineers in the world. Véronique has reached the top of her fifth summit out of seven, and if she manages to scale the other two (Vinson in Antarctica and the Carstenz pyramid in Oceania), she will become the first Quebecer ever to have made it to the top of all seven!

“Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to have sponsored Véronique and to have contributed to the success and realization of her dream. She is an inspiration to all of our personnel throughout the network. This is also an excellent example of the benefits of our work/personal life balance policy,” said Jean Robillard, President and CEO.

Pierre Lapointe, Vice-President of the Québec City/Chaudière-Appalaches/Mauricie region stated, “This is our success as well, and I would like to thank all the Partners, professionals and employees in the region who supported and encouraged Véronique to follow her dream. I would also like to thank our clients and business partners who supported Véronique in this project. We can hardly wait for her return and hear the tale of her tantalizing adventure.” Hats off to you Véronique!

 

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16 May 2011

Montréal, May 16, 2011 – The Association des établissements de santé et de services sociaux du Québec convention has come to a close and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Consulting Group would like to congratulate all of the stakeholders from the various establishments on this quality event.

We are proud to have been associated with the 2011 edition of the convention. One of its key themes was the challenges related to the aging population and the participating establishments’ initiative in presenting innovative and bold projects to deal with these challenges should be acknowledged.

It is clear that these initiatives build on the willingness to bring about profound changes and are aligned with our philosophy of action, where the terms “dare, dream, act and find ways” were put into practice and made it possible to carry out organizational projects for our clients. We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the executives and professionals involved in the network, who demonstrated such drive and creativity.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is well aware that radical changes are needed in Quebec’s health and social services network in order to meet the needs of both those who work in it and those who benefit from its services. ‘‘If it were that simple, it would’ve been done already. We’re ready to help bring about this change. What’s more, our team has made major R&D investments in order to make a series of innovative approaches available that can help managers and teams play an active role in their organizations’ smooth transformation. These approaches are based on client experience management, which helps to ensure that safe and quality healthcare services are delivered at each point of contact”, concluded Marie-Hélène Desrosiers, Partner with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Consulting Group.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become one of the international leaders in assurance, taxation, consulting, and recovery and reorganization services. The Firm owes it success to more than 2,000 employees across Canada, including more than 225 partners in over 90 offices in Quebec, eastern Ontario and New Brunswick. For more than 30 years, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has been a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, offering its clientele access to the expertise of member and corresponding firms in over 100 countries.

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Information:

Francis Letendre
Public Relations Consultant
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Tel.: 514-390-4201
Cell.: 514-554-1685
letendre.francis@rcgt.com
www.rcgt.com

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13 May 2011

Tell us what's keeping you up at night

Again this spring, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (RCGT) will be using the “What Keeps You Up At Night?” slogan as its central ad campaign theme.

Started in 2010, the concept behind the campaign is based on the well-known expression: what keeps you up at night?

The various media positioning and ads will provide RCGT with provincial coverage while targeting major regional markets for the Firm.

RCGT will stand apart from its competitors by positioning itself in non-traditional media not expected by our clientele.

 

What Keeps You Up At Night

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11 May 2011

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (RCGT) recently promoted its taxation and strategic consulting expertise during the “Capsules d’affaires Dialogues” (Business dialogue vignettes) series.

Presented by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in collaboration with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and realized by Les Affaires, the series presents various case studies in which businesses called upon strategic or tax consulting to minimize the costs related to their expansion into a foreign market.

The stories of Mondo, Bélanger Laminés and Groupe Novatech are told, with the participation of Manon Harvey, Tax Lawyer, Senior Director; Robert Ducharme, Partner, Commodity Taxes and Jean-Daniel Brisson, Senior Director, Strategy and Performance.

You can watch the videos by clicking on the name of each expert:

Please note that tips from the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton experts will also be published in two editorial ads in Les Affaires on Saturday May 7 and May 14, 2011.