THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY'S ROLE IN SCHOOL RETENTION
MONTREAL, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Representatives of the media are invited to attend a breakfast as part of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal's Allstream Morning Trends series on Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30 a.m. Jacynthe Côté, chief executive of Rio Tinto Alcan and co-chair of Hooked on School Days, and L. Jacques Ménard, chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns, president of BMO Financial Group, Québec, and co-chair of Hooked on School Days, will take the floor.
The co-chairs of the third edition of Hooked on School Days will share their vision for keeping young people in school. They will discuss Québec's goal to achieve an 80% graduation rate among those under 20 by 2020 and concrete measures that any business ‒ no matter what its size or industry ‒ can take to contribute to the cause.
|Date:||Wednesday, November 6, 2013|
|Time:||7:30 to 9 a.m.|
|| Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
SOURCE: Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
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