Redcliff President will Shave to Save

The Quebec report is a joint publication between RENX (Real Estate News Exchange) and Le pied carré.

The goal for the Shave to Save campaign is to raise $5,000 and in order to reach that goal, Jacques Métivier, President, has offered his head. In exchange for this, we are looking for generous donators and we hope that we can count on your support. Cash or cheques made out to the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation will be accepted and receipts will be sent for donations of $20 or more.

You can send your donation by contacting Ms. Lisa Schmidt from Redcliff Métivier at 514 905-4172 or [email protected] Please do not forget to include your complete address.

Thank you in advance for your help in achieving this goal. Together we will make a difference towards creating a world without breast cancer.

Believe. Fight. Win.

New Vice-President for Canada Lands Company

Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) President and CEO Mark Laroche announced the appointment of Cameron Charlebois as Vice-President, Real Estate, Québec.

In this role, Mr. Charlebois will be responsible for the company’s real estate activities in the Province of Québec. Mr. Charlebois possesses more than 30 years of experience in architecture, real estate development, municipal management and governance in the voluntary sector. He holds degrees in architecture and management from McGill University, as well as a Doctor of Management degree from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK.

Among the Real estate Projects the Crown corporation is presently involved with is The Bassin du Nouveau Havre, The redevelopment of the former postal center located at 1500 Ottawa street adjacent to Griffintown.

André Roy was appointed Managing Partner of the Stikeman Elliott Montréal office

André Roy will take up the torch from Stuart H. Cobbett, who will continue to concentrate on matters involving conflicts of interest, new client opportunities, and liability insurance and claims.

Throughout the years, Mr. Roy has distinguished himself as a specialist in corporate law and has been recognized by major legal directories as a leader in corporate financing, and mergers and acquisitions. As Managing Partner Mr. Roy will, while maintaining an active practice, help reinforce Stikeman Elliott’s position as one of the leading law firms in Montréal and in Canada.

Lapointe Rosenstein and Marchand Melançon Forget merge

Lapointe Rosenstein, L.L.P., and Marchand Melançon Forget, LLP, two well-known and established Québec law firms, announced that they have agreed to merge.

“This is a historic moment for our firms,” said Bruno Floriani, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Lapointe Rosenstein. “This merger will enable us to enhance our position in Québec’s French-speaking market. The tradition of excellence and diversity in the services provided by Marchand Melançon Forget will give us an opportunity to provide services in areas or sectors where we have had been less visible and to increase the depth of our current range of services.”

For his part, Paul Melançon, Managing Partner of Marchand Melançon Forget, stated that “Lapointe Rosenstein is a valued partner because of its complementary areas of practice and the firm’s very strong reputation. This merger will enable us to provide a broader range of services to our clients and will add to our firm’s growth in the business law and insurance sectors.”

The two firms’ activities will be integrated by the end of the year so that the merger can take effect January 1st, 2010. The new firm will be called Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon, L.L.P., and will have nearly 90 lawyers specializing in the areas of business law, insurance, banking, environment, bankruptcy and insolvency, taxation, franchising, licensing and technology, real estate, international issues, civil and commercial litigation, class actions, intellectual property, transportation and labour.

“Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon will become one of Québec’s largest independent law firms,” Messrs. Floriani and Melançon added. “The excellence of the merged firm’s services, its team of professionals, its entrepreneurial spirit, its multiculturalism and its international network will make it a law firm of choice for growing medium and large sized businesses and for insurance clients.”

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