18 Dec 2017

From Concordia University to CEO, Emilio B. Imbriglio, president and Chief Executive Officer, looks back on his journey and on how he’s helming the firm during both an exciting and challenging time for the industry.

Read the article published in the 2nd issue of the JMSB Mag (Magazine of the John Molson School of Business – Concordia University)

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18 Dec 2017

In the past few months, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s professionals confirmed the firm’s leading position in the community through their involvement in a wide range of activities, as they have been doing all year.

Experts from the top firm in Québec are regularly called upon to present insight about issues, provide input into various topics and contribute to discussions and sustainable projects in our economy. The following are but some of the recent activities illustrating the scope of the firm’s collaboration in the various milieus in which it is involved.

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Well represented and influential in the market!

On October 2nd, the 57th Cité Joie Rotary benefit dinner, under the honorary chairmanship of Regional Vice-President, Mario Morin, raised $110,900 for the Fondation Cité Joie. This major Québec-Est Rotary Club event is another affirmation of our firm’s contribution to the success of local communities.

On November 1st, President and CEO, Emilio B. Imbriglio, served as moderator for discussions on the Réseau électronique métropolitain with speaker, Jean-Marc Arbaud, Assistant General Manager of CDPQ infra., This excellent conference is part of a series of conferences on innovation organized by the Association québécoise des entrepreneurs en infrastructure du Québec, where Emilio will serve as moderator/interviewer. The topic of the next conference in February 2018, will be the New Champlain Bridge.

On November 14th, Éric Dufour, Regional Vice-President and National Leader, Entrepreneurial Succession, presented his new conference on generational pathways—Passer du roc à rock—to a highly appreciative audience in Laval.

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On November 16th, the modern and stylish micro-distillery, “Artist in Residence”, was the location of the very successful 2017 annual networking cocktail for the Outaouais region attended by some 120 clients and business partners.


On November 21st, Emilio B. Imbriglio, had the privilege of moderating the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations’ panel “International Competition: Why is a company moving to one location rather than another?” before 350 attendees, with panellists John Di Bert from Bombardier, François Boulanger from CGI, Hubert Bolduc from Montréal International and Francis Baillet from Ubisoft.

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On November 22nd, Louis Roy, Assurance Partner and Blockchain Service Leader and Lise Monette, Vice-President, Communications, Marketing and Business Development, participated in the Les Affaires B2B marketing conference where they explained the strategic support of marketing in launching an innovative service: www.catallaxy.com.

That same day, in Québec City, Emilio B. Imbriglio participated in the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec’s Journées économiques as a panellist, together with Geneviève Morin from FondAction and Henri-Paul Rousseau from Power Corporation of Canada where the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton President discussed the with panel’s theme, weak private investments in Québec. La Presse reporter, Alain Dubuc, served as moderator.

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On November 24th, Emilio B. Imbriglio was seated at the head table of the Minister of International Trade, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, who spoke about Canada’s trade partnerships at an event organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal.

On November 27th, Nicolas Plante, Management Consulting Partner, had the privilege of introducing Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, during a breakfast conference on creative industries in Quebec organized by the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec. Partner Louise Martel (pictured) was also in attendance.

The celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Chandler office by Pierre Georges (pictured) was held on November 29th and attended by some 100 clients and business partners and contacts. Congratulations to the whole team!

On December 4th, Marco Perron, Partner and CEO of RCGT Consulting, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton subsidiary, participated in the Crystal Ball Symposium organized in Ottawa by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce where some 100 business people, MPs, federal ministers and dignitaries, including the Japanese Ambassador to Canada, gathered to discuss U.S. politics and Canada-U.S. economic and trade issues.

During 2018, with the success of organizations at heart, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton will continue its outreach to remain the firm of choice for local entrepreneurs in a year that promises to be just as abundant in events and activities!

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09 Dec 2017

In a constantly changing world, you can gain new momentum with a firm that’s innovative, agile and connected to the realities of both today and tomorrow.

Developed with you in mind, the new website provides you with the best digital experience to effectively meet your needs. Being at the forefront of best practices, our entirely reworked website is designed to help make your life easier.

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What matters to you

Our reality is your reality. Your challenges and goals are what drive us. Let your ideas guide you—we hold the key to bringing them to fruition. Indeed, you will quickly find information that might be of interest to you.

Even closer

In an effort to better understand your challenges and your business reality, we offer geolocalized content. Based on your location, you will have access to information that reflects your priorities.

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Anytime, anywhere

No matter where you are, you will be able to consult our news and insights from your tablet and mobile phone through our optimized version for these devices.

Many services, one point of contact

Our firm provides a wide range of assurance, taxation and consulting services. To contact us, all you need is one number and one form. With these, you will be carefully guided to the resource person with the specific expertise you require.

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In action, with an eye on the horizon!

It won’t stop here! To keep pace with the changing times, our site will continue to evolve in order to guide you better.

Always there for you

Our experts are more than happy to answer your queries and find the best solutions for your business. Your needs motivate our actions.

Enjoy the new site!

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08 Nov 2017
René Gauthier
Partner | CPA, CA | Assurance

On October 18, 2017, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton proudly celebrated 60 years of history in Matane with a festive cocktail. The firm shares this pride with its clients and business partners who have put their trust in us over the years and who continue today to encourage more than 40 professionals to excel in their commitment. This festive event, presented in a seaside setting, gathered some 75 clients, business partners and employees!

René Gauthier, Partner in charge of the Matane office, said “This is a pride that we must also share with its founder, Gérard Lavoie, who, through his entrepreneurship, marked the history of our firm and that of the local businesses by choosing to join forces with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.”

Sixty Years of Success for Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton in Matane

In its 60 years in Matane, the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Partners and employees are proud of having supported thousands of local clients and organizations in the creation of jobs, innovation development, and the growth and competitiveness of local businesses.

René added, “If our firm’s foothold is so strong in Matane and in the French-speaking Lower St. Lawrence, Gaspé and New Brunswick regions, where we have 14 of our offices, it’s thanks to our valued clients and business partners. They are our raison d’être, just like all of our colleagues who leverage their expertise and professionalism every day for the benefit of our communities and the various players involved. We’re proud to guide our clients in their successes for the past 60 years and trust we will be a partner of choice in their successes for years to come.”

Remember that on June 4, 2017, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Matane office hosted a dinner with the office’s current employees, professionals and partners to honour Gérard Lavoie.


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Mr. René Gauthier is an expert in assurance at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. Contact him today!

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