Media invitation - 177th Gold-Headed Cane presentation ceremony

MONTREAL, Jan. 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Ms. Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), invites the media to the 177th Gold-Headed Cane presentation ceremony.

The ceremony will take place on Monday, January 4th, 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, the political community 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 4, 2016


  • Awarding of the Gold-Headed Cane to the winning captain
  • Press briefing


  • Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA)
  • The Captain
  • Other maritime, political and cultural scene personalities


Montreal Port Authority Building

2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue, Wing 1

Dominic J. Taddeo Room


11:00 a.m.



For further information: Mélanie Nadeau, Directrice des communications, Montreal Port Authority, Phone: 514 283-1385,


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