25 Apr 2014
Alain Lacasse

Alain Lacasse

Éric Julien

Éric Julien

Our arts and entertainment specialists, Alain Lacasse, Assurance Partner, and Éric Julien, Tax Partner, both with the Montreal office, participated actively for the third consecutive year in the MIPTV, one of the biggest international television and audiovisual production markets in the world, held in Cannes, France.

On that occasion, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, in partnership with National Bank of Canada, organized a very successful networking event, which drew over a hundred people. The previous day, our firm, National Bank of Canada and Fonds Capital Culture jointly sponsored another event organized by Société de développement des entreprises culturelles. These activities were the opportunity for professionals and entrepreneurs from the industry to exchange ideas, develop or tighten their business relationships, and generate very positive spinoffs.

MIPTV, which brings together over a thousand audiovisual and television professionals from all over the world every year, has seen a strong increase in the Québec presence. This year, the Québec space at MIPTV 2014 included 34 of the leading companies in the field in Québec.

Congratulations to our experts for this successful event and for this great opportunity to show our firm’s support for the development of Québec cultural enterprises.

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22 Apr 2014
Victor Poudelet

Victor Poudelet

Congratulations to Victor Poudelet, Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Management Consultant at the Montreal office, on his appointment to the Board of Directors of the Fondation des jeunes pour un développement durable (FJDD). In this capacity, our expert is particularly working on strategic planning and funding program development mandates.

Furthermore, last March 22, over 170 people attended the FJDD’s Gala Actions Jeunesse. The honorary chair of the event was Johanne Gélinas, Montreal Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Management Partner, who presented the Excellence Award, on behalf of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, to a young person who stood out for her community involvement.

April 22: Earth Day

It’s a matter of sustainability! Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton reminds you that April 22 is Earth Day, international environmental awareness day, created in 1970 by former American Senator Gaylord Nelson. In Quebec, Earth Day has been celebrated since 1995. On Earth Day in 2013, nearly 50,000 gathered in downtown Montreal to participate in a major march for hope. For more information on Earth Day, visit www.earthday.org.

About the FJDD

The Fondation des jeunes pour un développement durable is a charity with the twofold mission of educating youth (ages 13 to 35) on current and future sustainable development issues and carrying out development projects in developing countries and regions. For more information on the FJDD, visit www.fjdd.org.

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15 Apr 2014

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton joins the Pôle d’excellence québécois en transport terrestre as a partner to present a series of three trainings in order to help enterprises reach their full potential.

Topics addressed:

  • Strategic planning and its advantages (April 23)

Our experts in strategy and performance will explain you what is strategic planning and what are the advantages for your enterprise by addressing the realization steps and key success factors of this process.

  • Selecting your SR&ED projects (May 15)

Performed by our SR&ED experts, our presentation will clarify this new method for analyzing your R&D projects and help you, amongst others, to distinguish these projects from your business projects and to measure the impact and importance of documentation.

  • Production cost and budgetary control (June 17)

Experts in strategy and performance from Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton will present you the advantages of production cost and budgetary control for your enterprise, as well as the key success factors of this process.

For more details (target public, cost, place, etc.) and to register, please consult the website of the Pôle d’excellence québécois en transport terrestre.

For more information on this partnership, please consult the article published in July 2013 at rcgt.com (only available in French).

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14 Apr 2014

Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Magog-OrfordRaymond Chabot Grant Thornton Eastern Townships is proud to act as major sponsor for a new Magog TV show on entrepreneurship. Starting April 14, the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Magog-Orford and Cogeco TV will offer a series of 13 episodes on the entrepreneurs of the Memphrémagog regional county municipality. The show, entitled
“Votre chambre en affaires”, will present a series of exclusive interviews with CEOs and employees of different small and medium enterprises in the region.

The series will be presented in two stages, five episodes this spring and eight others starting next fall. The broadcaster Cogeco TV will make the shows available on its regional channels.

Supporting dynamic local businesses

By presenting this series, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton again shows its commitment to dynamic local businesses and its desire to support the innovation and creativity of entrepreneurs and the entire business community.