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  • Blue Metropolis Literary Contest

    2014, February 24, 2014

    The Foundation and the Blue Metropolis Foundation are proud to announce an innovative partnership—a literary contest in celebration of Heart Month and the Montreal Heart Institute’s 60th anniversary. Aspiring writers are invited to visit to submit their testimonials in praise of the MHI.

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  • The Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation raises a record sum of $2,850,000

    2013, September 5, 2013

    Close to 800 guests gathered on September 5, at Windsor Station’s Salle des pas perdus, for the 13th Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs organized by the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. During this gala evening, the Foundation presented its prestigious Medal of Honour to Rémi Marcoux, C.M., O.Q., F.C.A., founder and board member of TC Transcontinental, for his generosity, involvement, and dedication to the Foundation. Guests were also treated to a unique performance by the Cirque du Soleil—a delightful tribute to the Foundation’s most recent honouree.

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  • The Foundation Contributes $5,480,809 to the Montreal Heart Institute

    2013, June 14, 2013

    During its annual general assembly on June 13, the Board of Directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation approved a contribution of $5,480,809 to the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) to promote its development and support its priority projects.

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  • Mélanie La Couture appointed the new Executive Director

    2013, May 6, 2013

    The executive committee of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mélanie La Couture as Executive Director of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.

    Ms. La Couture graduated from the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique with an engineering degree, and earned an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. She began her professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Consulting.

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