MEDIA ADVISORY - Sommet de l'Est : A Massive Mobilization of Civil Society and Government actors for the Revitalization of the Eastern Montreal
MONTREAL, Nov. 8, 2023 /CNW/ - The Steering Committee of D'est en Est is organizing the first edition of the Sommet de l'Est. This unique event creates a space to support and promote concrete projects and solutions for revitalizing the eastern part of the city.
8:50 a.m.: Accelerating and Achieving the Revitalization of the Eastern Montreal Discussion with the Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon, Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal, Anne St-Laurent, Mayor of Montreal East and Jean-Denis Charest (CEO of The Chamber of Commerce of the Eastern Montreal).
9:20 a.m.: Accelerating Densification and Housing Creation: Diversity and Affordability Discussion with Ron Rayside (Rayside Labossière), Laurence Vincent (Prével), and a surprise guest.
1 h : Improving Our Living Environments and Ensuring Territorial Adaptation Discussion with the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Caroline Bourgeois, Executive committee vice-chair, responsible for large parks, Mount Royal, sports and recreation, Space for Life, Parc Jean-Drapeau and East-end Montreal and Karel Mayrand (Fondation du Grand Montréal).
2:00 p.m.: Recreational Tourism, Environment, and Culture as Drivers of Attractiveness and Influence Discussion with Emmanuelle Hébert (Culture Montréal), Julie Jodoin (Espace pour la vie), Michel Labrecque (Parc olympique) and Sonia Ziadé (CCEM).
The complete program and the list of confirmed speakers are available here (French only).
Sommet de l'Est, D'est en Est
Monday, November 13, 2023, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Leaders in Eastern Montreal:
Marie-Lyne Brunet, Centraide du Grand Montréal
Jean-Denis Charest, Chambre de commerce de l'Est de Montréal (CCEM)
Emmanuelle Hébert, Culture Montreal
Michel Labrecque, Parc olympique
Karel Mayrand, Fondation du Grand Montréal
Laurence Vincent, Prével
Christian Yaccarini, Société de développement Angus
And other guests...
The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism, Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy, Minister Responsible for Regional Economic Development, Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montreal Region
France-Élaine Duranceau, Minister Responsible for Housing
Chantal Rouleau, Minister Responsible for Social Solidarity and Community Action Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal
Caroline Bourgeois, Executive committee vice-chair, responsible for large parks, Mount Royal, sports and recreation, Space for Life, Parc Jean-Drapeau and East-end Montreal
Anne St-Laurent, Mayor of Montreal-Est
Luc Rabouin, Executive committee member, responsible for economic and business development, knowledge, innovation and design
Olympic Stadium 4545 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue Montreal H1V 0B2
About D'est en Est initiative :
The initiative D'est en Est aims to mobilize stakeholders to carry out projects and take concrete actions to accelerate the revitalization of the East End of Montreal.
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