Montréal Science Centre: Departure of Julie Payette

MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - After three years at the helm of the Montréal Science Centre (MSC) and as Vice-President of Canada Lands Company, Ms. Julie Payette has announced to her colleagues that she will be leaving her post this October 14.

"Ms. Payette's enthusiasm, passion, and accomplishments have proven to be great assets for the MSC, its Foundation, and the Old Port. We'd like to extend our warmest thanks to her and wish her the best in her future endeavours," stated John McBain, President and CEO of the Old Port of Montréal Corporation inc.

 "I am very proud of our tremendous work over the last years. I continue to value the MSC's educational mission as instrumental in inspiring young people's interest in science and technology and as rightly contributing to the future of science. It was a privilege to work with such superb and dedicated teams. The Centre is a perfect reflection of my vision of Montréal as a major centre of culture and knowledge," stated Ms. Payette.

About the Old Port of Montréal Corporation Inc.

Old Port of Montréal Corporation Inc. is a business corporation created by the Government of Canada in November 1981. As the manager of the Quays of the Old Port of Montréal and the Montréal Science Centre, Old Port of Montréal Corporation Inc. participates actively in Montréal's economic development by creating high-quality culture, tourism and recreation products.


SOURCE Société du Vieux-Port de Montréal

For further information: Sophie Morin, Director, Communications and marketing, Tel.: 514-496-7347,

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