15 May 2018
Louis Roy
Partner and president of Catallaxy | CPA, CA | Digital and technology consulting

BlockHouse, an international center of excellence in blockchain, applied cryptography and distributed technologies expertise, based in Montréal, was inaugurated on May 9, 2018.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and its subsidiary Catallaxy welcomed a full house at BlockHouse for the event which gathered affluent members of the blockchain ecosystem, the teams of Catallaxy, of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, and of the official legal partner, BCF Business Lawyers, as well as several journalists who came to discover this innovative location.

Louis Roy, Partner and Blockchain Technology leader, held numerous interviews with the media to discuss our blockchain expertise and the first financial audit of a cryptocurrency fund recently carried out by Catallaxy and the firm.

The media impact was impressive (in French only):

Read a detailed account of the evening.


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11 May 2018

In a constantly changing business environment, where changes follow in rapid succession, all businesses, whatever their size, must take a position regarding 4.0.

However, each digital shift must be personalized.

Take advantage of our experts’ and panelists’ experience to take a stand and help your business move forward.

1- Where are businesses in their industry 4.0 transformation?

  • Guillaume Ducharme, Vice-President, Communications and Corporate Affairs – CEFRIO
  • Vanessa Gouri, Project Leader, Innovation and Transfer– CEFRIO

2- 4.0 for every business

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton experts’ and their services (business models, client experience, production cost, innovation management, artificial intelligence and exploiting data).

Invited entrepreneurs:

  • Yves Proteau, Co-President, APN Mondial inc.
  • Véronique Roy, Operations Manager, Plastique Micron inc.
  • Steve Gélinas, Manager, Strategy and Innovation, Groupe Optel

3- Financial assistance

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton experts’ and their services (corporate finance, innovation and technological development financing).


  • Luc Paradis, Economic Development Consultant – MESI
  • Luc Régnier, Regional Director Northern Quebec – Investissement Québec

Date: June 12, 2018

1:00 p.m. Reception
5:00 p.m. Cocktail and networking

Location: Québec

Places are limited, please register before June 6, 2018 by contacting Sandra Légaré at 418-647-3228 or [email protected]


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11 May 2018

The first bi-monthly conference “Mining 101” was held on April 24, 2018 at the Catallaxy Blockhouse.

Arthur Prats, Blockhouse Director, proudly reported that this event, presented by D-central Technologies, gathered more than 40 participants. The conference provided an overview of mining and answers to several questions relating to this innovative topic. Participants learned all about the terms: pooling, hash rate, nuncios, DragonMint, Black Swans, Antminer, static IPs, and much more.

If you missed this meeting, you’ll have a second chance in a few weeks or you can watch it live on the Cryptonautes YouTube channel.

For more information, read the article published by CryptoBrunch.

To contact the Blockchain leader at Catallaxy, a subsidiary of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton: Louis Roy.

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10 May 2018

Denis Brisebois Speaks at 2nd Grand rendez-vous en agrotourisme et tourisme gourmand

Denis Brisebois, Senior Manager, Management Consulting at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, shared data from an extensive study he conducted across the province for a client, during his conference Vos clients en 2018! Leurs profils, motivations, intérêts et les grandes tendances.

Taking a culinary road trip in Quebec is an excellent idea to encourage the local economy suggested the expert. In fact, after experiencing specialty food on their trip, 60% of culinary tourists develop a taste for shopping locally and want to purchase more local products overall.

To learn more about Denis’s presentation, read the article that was published in the April 19, 2018 edition of the culinary magazine Caribou.