27 Aug 2012

Michel Thibault, Recovery and Insolvency Partner and Trustee, was invited by Canal Argent to comment on the increase of average consumer debt, according to the TransUnion report unveiled on August 23 stating that it rose to $ 18,580 in the second quarter of 2012. This represents an increase of $ 105 compared to first quarter figures.

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24 Aug 2012

On August 7, 2012, the Heart & Stroke Foundation held its annual draw at the Loterie du Cœur, and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton was there to supervise the event during the Salut Bonjour show!

The Loterie du Cœur, created by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Québec, in partnership with Bonneville Homes, the Jean Coutu Group, RBC Royal Bank, Archambault and Quebecor Media, provides on-going financial support for research in Canadians’ cardiovascular health.

The prizes up for grabs were:

  • A $500,000 grand prize, including a home from Bonneville Homes (valued at $400,000) and $100,000 cash
  • Five $10,000 cash prizes
  • One thousand $100 gift-cards at any Archambault store

Supervision of the annual draw of the Loterie du Coeur

Catherine Del Testa, IT Auditor at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (3rd from the left), took part in the draw live on TVA along with various partners of the lottery and Salut Bonjour’s Marie-Andrey Houle (far right).

Consult the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Québec Web site for further details.

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23 Aug 2012
Simon Julien

Simon Julien

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to announce that an agreement has been reached with the firm Optimum Actuaires & Conseillers inc. to optimize our service offering in the Risk Management division.

Both companies were already worked together from time to time on certain projects, and this agreement is a natural extension of a shared vision to provide clients with the best in expertise and service.

Through this agreement, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton expands its clientele while enriching its service offering in risk management insurance.

Please note that the person in charge of the practice within our firm is Simon Julien, Lead Senior Manager in the Risk Management and General Insurance Department in our Quebec City office. For more details on this topic, do not hesitate to contact him.

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13 Aug 2012

This past June, our team of education experts showcased their expertise with both an existing clientele and new prospects from across the country during the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) hosted by Concordia University at the Montréal Bonaventure Hilton. The conference theme was “Risky Business” in establishments and society as a whole.

Our team of education experts discussed the issues facing education establishments, such as property management, taxes, information processing systems and internal auditing, alongside university representatives from across the country.

Founded in 1937, CAUBO is a non-profit professional organization representing the interest of administrative and financial officers in Canadian universities and affiliated colleges. It is an umbrella organization for the many players in university administration. CAUBO’s mission is to promote and support the professional management and effective leadership in the administrative affairs of Canadian universities and colleges, and in doing so to help achieve the goals of the institutions it serves.

Our team of experts at this event included: Christine Regimbal, Martin Lemay, Stéphane Landry, Lyne Boissel and Robert Ducharme.

Thanks to the numerous professionals from our Montréal and Québec City offices who contributed to the success of this event!

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(Left to Right): Robert Ducharme, Tax Partner at RCGT, Christine Regimbal, Assurance Partner at RCGT, and Stéphane Landry, Senior Manager – Risk Management at RCGT
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(Left to Right): Mario Beauséjour – École de technologie supérieure, Luc Savaria – HEC Montréal, Lyne Boissel, Senior Manager – Internal Audits at RCGT, Richard Hawey – Université du Québec (head offices), Stéphane Landry, Senior Manager – Risk Management at RCGT, Jacques Lachance – Université Laval and Élaine Godbout – Université de Sherbrooke