14 Oct 2014
Richard Chrétien
Partner, Vice-President | CPA, CA | Assurance

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton chose the Musée de la Gaspésie to mark the 60th anniversary of its Gaspé office this September 18. This cocktail reception provided a festive atmosphere to bring together many business people from the region, clients and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton staff members.

A key vector of the regional economy

The Gaspé office employs 20 people and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s offices in the Bas-St-Laurent-Gaspésie administrative region employ 230 more, including 22 partners. They count on a team of more than 20 tax specialists to serve their clientele throughout the territory.

A success story that began in 1954

It all began on January 1, 1954, when Jean-Paul Duguay opened his office in a room at the Baker Hotel, located on Rue de la Reine in Gaspé. Twenty years later, in 1974, Mr. Duguay went into partnership with Julien Leblanc and they pursued their activities under the name of Duguay-Leblanc. After another 20 years, in January 1994, seeing that the market required more specialized services, they decided to merge their firm with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. The year 2014 therefore marks the 60th anniversary of the firm’s presence in Gaspé!

M. Paul Duguay et M. Richard Chrétien

To mark his contribution, the founder, Paul Duguay, received a present from the partner in charge of the Gaspé office, Richard Chrétien. In addition, the office’s conference room was named in his honour. Mr. Chrétien took the opportunity to thank his clientele and remind everyone of the importance of employee commitment.

Michel Cavanagh, Michel Proulx, Linda Bossé, Jocelyn Lavoie et Richard Chrétien

Several of the firm’s partners attended this cocktail reception, including (from left to right) Michel Cavanagh, Assurance Partner (Rimouski), Michel Proulx, Partner and Regional Vice-President, Linda Bossé, Assurance Partner (Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac), Jocelyn Lavoie, Assurance Partner (La Pocatière) and Richard Chrétien, Assurance Partner (Gaspé).

Congratulations and happy 60th anniversary!

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09 Oct 2014
Richard Chrétien
Partner, Vice-President | CPA, CA | Assurance

Congratulations to Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s three teams who, for the fifth consecutive year, participated in the Relais du Lac Memphrémagog on September 27th. The foot race event is a major fundraiser for underprivileged elementary school children.

Relais memphrémagog - RCGT

Over $300,000 raised for underprivileged children!
For the occasion, our three teams, comprised of twenty employees and partners from the Eastern Townships offices, ran the 124 km around Lake Memphremagog under a beautiful autumnal sun. Thanks to their participation along with that of more than 200 teams registered in the challenge, over $300,000 were raised for school perseverance and success, a record for this eighth edition of the event!

Hats off to our employees and partners for their efforts and determination!

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06 Oct 2014
Richard Chrétien
Partner, Vice-President | CPA, CA | Assurance
Karine Desrochers

Karine Desrochers

Congratulations to Karine Desrochers, a Partner with our Montréal office, on her appointment as the very first President of GénérationsCité.

The committee at Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archeology and History, will establish a new philanthropic base for the organization’s Foundation. Karine Desrochers is one of the founding members of this group, which was formed in 2013. As President, she will ensure active participation in the development and influence of GénérationsCité!

About GénérationsCité

Launched in 2014, GénérationsCité is a dynamic and committed group created to bring together a network of visionary young builders dedicated to help shaping the future of the Montréal Archeology and History Complex, as well as establishing a new philanthropic base for the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation. To learn more about the activities of GénérationsCité, please consult the official Facebook page.

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02 Oct 2014
Richard Chrétien
Partner, Vice-President | CPA, CA | Assurance
Louise Labrie

Louise Labrie

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to report the appointment of Ms. Louise Labrie, CPA, CA, Partner with the Strategy & Performance Consulting Group at the Quebec City office, as Chair of the Audit Committee of the Commission de la capitale nationale du Québec (CCNQ).

In the course of her duties, together with the other committee members, she will oversee the presentation of financial reports, thus ensuring that the necessary processes and controls are in place so that the CCNQ achieves its objectives and that they guarantee compliance with the highest integrity standards.

Ms. Labrie’s appointment is a recognition of her involvement on this committee and the Board of Directors of the CCNQ for more than two years and attests to her leadership and experience, as well as her commitment to contribute to the development of the Capitale Nationale region.

About the Commission de la capitale nationale du Québec

The objective of the CCNQ is to ensure that the Quebec City region can deploy its riches and be a source of national pride. Its mission is to contribute to the planning and promotion of the Capitale Nationale region and advise the Government on its development.

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