Business

François Dumontier, president and CEO of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

François Dumontier, president and CEO of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada is a true economic generator not only in Montreal, but also in Quebec and throughout Canada. It draws in large crowds, including a wealthy clientele from all over the world. LUXE met with its head, François Dumontier, in the lead-up to the event’s 50th anniversary. THE GRAND PRIX…

The Latest on the real estate market in Québec

The Latest on the real estate market in Québec

Vincent Chiara founded Groupe Mach in 2000. Specializing in the development and rental of commercial office spaces and industrial premises, the Groupe now owns about 125 buildings and a number of properties throughout the province. Among these are the Stock Exchange Tower and CIBC Tower in Montréal. LUXE met with this canny businessman to take…

Ruby Brown, creator of Made-to-Measure Perfumes

Ruby Brown, creator of Made-to-Measure Perfumes

After a career in modeling, Ruby Brown had the bright idea of launching a business creating made-to-measure perfumes. Today, the SME that bears its founder’s name offers a range of scented candles, perfume creation workshops and a range of services to professionals. Encounter with a young woman who is passionate about her craft. Today you…

Michel Tremblay, a passion for service

Michel Tremblay, a passion for service

In a little over a decade, Hôtel Quintessence has taken its place as a destination of choice in Tremblant for travellers from here and abroad. It has also become a lighthouse shining its light over the whole region. Much of this success is due to its General Manager and his team, because over the years…

UNICEF Canada Gala Raises $120K for Child Refugees

UNICEF Canada Gala Raises $120K for Child Refugees

To coincide with Universal Children’s Day, UNICEF Canada held a gala last November 20 to raise funds for a cause dear to organizer Bita Cattelan’s heart: child refugees. Held at Montreal’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel, it was a successful soirée, raising $60,000 — an amount matched by the federal government under its program to provide aid to…

Fondation CHU Sainte-Justine, turning 30

Fondation CHU Sainte-Justine, turning 30

The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation as we know it today resulted from the 1987 merger of the Fondation Justine-Lacoste-Beaubien and the Fondation Sainte-Justine. For twenty years, thanks to the generosity of the business community and the general public, not to mention the expertise of its staff, it has actively fulfilled its mission: healing more children better.…

The Phi Centre: Inventive and connected, just like Montréal

The Phi Centre: Inventive and connected, just like Montréal

Montréal is considered to be the digital arts capital of North America, so it’s no surprise that the Phi Centre was imagined here. Artists and businesswomen – and especially BFFs – Phoebe Greenberg and Penny Mancuso won their gamble to create a place for artists of all genres, their work, the public and the business…

Encounter with Josée Noiseux, Montréaler by Birth and Parisienne by Adoption

Encounter with Josée Noiseux, Montréaler by Birth and Parisienne by Adoption

In 2009, lawyer Josée Noiseux moved to Paris for a year with her family. Back in Montréal, she left her profession to devote herself to writing and sharing her tips on life in Paris in a very successful travel guide, Humeurs de Paris. The book is now available throughout Québec and in Paris at Colette,…