23 Sep 2014

On September 9th was held the 83rd varnishing day hosted by Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton in Sherbrooke. Under the honorary presidency of Mr. Daniel Beaucage, CEO of Groupe Beaucage and Grand Estrien 2014, the event allowed members of the arts and business communities to discuss the work of the artists.

Until December 20th, the works of painters Suzanne Déry and Michel Raymond and the sculptor Joanne Savage will be in the spotlight at the offices of Sherbrooke, located at 455 King Street West.

For more than 25 years, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has been increasing the standing of Eastern Townships’ visual artists with exhibitions in its premises. During these years, 226 different artists had the opportunity to make their names with this beautiful showcase.

Mr. Claude Métras, head of the exhibitions for the firm, tells us the importance of this exhibition and presents the artists in this video (in French).

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22 Sep 2014

Golfer Billy Houle (Académie Golf Le Portage) took home the honours at the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Classic on the AGP du Québec circuit. This second stage of the Molson Canadian 67 Circuit, presented by Wampole and Nike, took place on September 16 and 17, on the Milby club course in Lennoxville.

Billy Houle won the tournament with a cumulative score of nine under par. He was presented with a $6,000 prize by Réal Létourneau, Vice-President – Eastern Townships Region at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

Billy Houle

From left to right, Réal Létourneau, Vice-President – Eastern Townships Region, at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, winner Billy Houle and Pierre Brosseau, professional golfer affiliated with the Milby Golf Club.

The tournament was preceded by a Pro-Am Challenge, at which a number of RCGT partners and clients tested their skills against the cream of Quebec’s golfing elite! Congratulations to Vice-President Réal Létourneau and his entire team for making this part of the Classic a much-appreciated success!

Major media visibility
Thanks to our partnership with the AGP du Québec, the name Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is being heard all around the province. The event benefited from great visibility on several websites (RDS, ici Radio-Canada, Journal de Montréal, La Tribune, etc.) and in various radio and TV sports reports.

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22 Sep 2014

Eric Dufour, Partner with the Strategy & Performance Consulting Group at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, was delighted with the announcement by the Gouvernement du Québec confirming its financial participation in the development of Arianne Phosphate’s Lac à Paul mining project. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton also had the opportunity to present this structuring project’s report on economic spinoffs to an audience of business people from the Chambre de commerce du Saguenay, on February 25, 2014.

Watch the interview on Canal Argent on September 15, 2014.

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22 Sep 2014

On September 18, 2014, Ms. Nancy Wolfe and Mr. Bernard Poulin, partners from the offices of Montréal and Saint-Georges respectively, took part, together with management of the École d’Entrepreneurship de Beauce (EEB), in the presentation of the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton scholarship to Nicolas Bonnafous, President of Odesia Solutions inc.

Following the analysis of portfolios received, Mr. Bonnafous was awarded, in front of all 25 students from the 8th cohort of the EEB, a $13,750 scholarship highlighting his entrepreneurial nature and his ability to fully realize his potential. It should be mentioned that this sum represents half of the yearly enrolment fee of the skills development program dedicated to the training of entrepreneurial emerging professionals (which lasts two years). Mr. Bonnafous thus becomes the third laureate of the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton scholarship.

Nicolas Bonnafous, winner of the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton scholarship

Nicolas Bonnafous, winner of the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton scholarship, with Partners Bernard Poulin and Nancy Wolfe

Congratulations to Nicolas Bonnafous for this well-deserved award and to the partners who supported him throughout his process.

For more information on the École d’Entrepreneurship de Beauce and the candidates of the seventh and eighth cohorts, please consult the www.eebeauce.com.