Invitation to the News Media - Gold-Headed Cane

MONTREAL, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Ms. Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the MPA, invites the media to the awarding of the 174st Gold-Headed Cane.

The ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 3rd, at 11:00 a.m., at the Montreal Port Authority Building, 2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue, Wing 1, in the presence of representatives of the marine industry and the Montreal business community.

Ms. Vachon will meet with the media after the ceremony. She will be available for interviews.


  • Space will be reserved for camera operators and photographers at the back of the room (about 30 ft. from the podium).
  • Camera operators and photographers are also authorized to shoot throughout the room before the ceremony starts.

January 3, 2013 WHAT
  • Awarding of the Gold-Headed Cane to the captain
  • Press briefing
  • Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA)
  • The Captain
WHERE Montreal Port Authority Building
2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue, Wing 1
Dominic J. Taddeo Room
WHEN 11:00 a.m.



For further information:

Michèle Beaubien
Director of communications
Tel.: 514 283-7050
Fax: 514 283-0829

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