The essential role of labour funds in the Quebec financial ecosystem
MONTREAL, May 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the Business luncheon of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at noon. On this occasion, Yvon Bolduc, President and CEO of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, will be the guest speaker.
Mr. Bolduc will speak about the essential role of labour funds, Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Fondaction CSN, who bring together the savings of more than 700,000 mostly middle class Quebecers. The capital supplied by labour funds is invested long term predominantly in Quebec small businesses. These funds support more than 3,000 businesses and private venture capital funds.
Beforehand, at an 11 a.m. press conference, M. Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, will release the results of a recent study conducted by the Board of Trade, in partnership with the labour funds, on the value and utility of these funds.
|What:||Press conference - release of the study|
|Michel Leblanc, President and CEO,|
|Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal|
|Yvon Bolduc, President and CEO, Fonds de solidarité FTQ|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 14, 2013|
|Time:||11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - press conference - Room 512B|
|12 p.m. to 2 p.m. - business luncheon - Room 511|
|2 p.m. - Short press briefing - Room 512B|
|Yvon Bolduc, President and CEO, Fonds de solidarité FT Q|
|Léopold Beaulieu, President and CEO, Fondaction CSN|
|Where:||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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