Donations and grants from the Fondation Nordiques

Dons et bourses de la Fondation Nordiques


The Foundation Nordic has recently conducted its annual remission of donations to organizations and scholarships to athlete-students
in the region of Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches. An impressive total of 332 000 $, to even his private funds, was distributed. 121 beneficiaries will share in the sum of $ 292,000 in under the program ” Excellence, Élite, Relève, and Hope “. More specifically, the evaluation committee has granted : 29 scholarships pane Gold (4000 $) ; 38 scholarships pane Money (2500 $) and 54 scholarships pane Bronze (1500 $). In addition, the Foundation told me that four organizations will share in the sum of $ 40,000 for the purchase of equipment or the improvement of infrastructures : the Works of Jean Lafrance (20 000 $), the Club de Canoë-kayak Lac-Sergent (8000 $) and the Club Northern MSA and athletic Excellence Quebec-Levis who were given 6000 $ each. Since its creation, in 1995, it is about$ 7 Million that the Foundation of the Nordic paid in scholarships and charitable donations.

Special day

The day tomorrow (Wednesday) will be particular to Jacques Prost, alias François (photo) of the Salon MAXIME de la Place Sainte-Foy, who will file, scissors and combs for a retirement well-deserved, after more than 40 years in the business. It will continue, however, his role as a mentor and a manager in the administration of the lounge. Good luck in your retirement in advance, François.

Professors tenured

In the usual order on the photo, the Dres Line Guénette and Sophie Lauzier, as well as Marc Desgagné, all three professors in the Faculty of pharmacy, have recently been promoted to the rank of full professors of the University Laval. Congratulations.

Grant and appointment

Dr. Nicolas Bertrand (in the photo), an associate professor at the Faculty of pharmacy, in collaboration with Marie-Annick Clavel, and supported by Drs Man Zawati, Frédéric Picard and Paul Poirier, was awarded a research grant for the year 2020-2021 in the framework of the intersectoral programme AUDACITY, of the Fonds de Recherche du Québec. The project selected is a high-risk, involving a nanovaccin against atherosclerosis.


Denis Savard (photo),, after 42 years as director general of Cité-Joie, 65 years… Laurent Prémont, president of Premont Harley Davidson, Quebec… Simon-Olivier Fecteau, comedian, and film maker, 45 years… Marc Dupré, humorist, singer and imitator, 47-year-old… Garth Snow, goalkeeper from the NHL for the Nordiques (1993 to 1995), 51-year-old… Pascale Montpetit, actress and a quebec actress, 60 years… Leo Munger, singer, 65 years of age.


On July 28, 2019. George Hilton (photo) british actor, famous for having been featured in many spaghetti westerns filmed in… 2018. Bruce Lietzky, 67 years old, american golfer (13 wins PGA Tour between 1977 and 1994)… 2017. Maurice Filion, 85, a former director general of the Quebec Nordiques… 2015. Me Yvon Martineau, 68 years old, ex-chairman of the board of Hydro-Québec, the great jurist and lawyer emeritus at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP – Montreal,… 2014. Marjolaine Hébert, 88-year-old actress and co-founder of the Theatre, Marjo-laine of Eastman in the eastern Townships… 2013. Mr Murray, 71, a former chief of police of L’ancienne-Lorette… 2013. Frank Castillo, 44, a former pitcher in the major leagues (baseball)… 2013. George Scott, 69 years, former baseball player (career of 14 seasons)… in 2010. Louise Truchon, age 69, of Jonquière, the mother of the host Josée Boudreault… 2007. Jocelyne Gosselin, 59 years old, mother of Patrick Gosselin of g-Force…. Communication 2007. Jim Leroy, 46 years old, driver, freestyle.

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