As a long-standing partner of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, Air Canada is proud of being a pillar and continuing to develop this successful cooperation.  Headquartered in Montréal, Air Canada is one of the city's largest employers and plays a strategic role in Montréal's economic development.

Before the pandemic hit the air transport industry, Air Canada was leading broad international expansion efforts, and Montréal had become a strategic of that unprecedented growth.  Some 34 new international routes were added between 2012 and 2020, connecting our city directly to major international cities, such as Shanghai, Tokyo, Mexico City and Houston. In spite of the challenges the industry is currently facing, we intend to resume our position on the world stage and to continue making our metropolis shine. Our international network opens Montréal to the world and represents an important economic development tool for businesses that share our vision of becoming global leaders.

Our significant investments in aeronautics, equipment and other services also contribute to making Montréal a world-class aerospace industry hub, in addition to reinforcing our city's status as the world capital of civil aviation, hosting the headquarters of the ICAO and international organizations such as the IATA.

Through our increased collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, Air Canada is committed to maintaining its contribution toward Montréal's economic growth.

 

Mike Rousseau, President and Chief Executive Officer


 

AtkinsRealis

With over a century of achievements, AtkinsRéalis, formerly SNC-Lavalin, is a company with deep roots in Montréal and recognized for its excellence and ingenuity in the field of engineering.

In recent years, we have deliberately repositioned the company. We have withdrawn from activities that were not profitable or aligned with our strategy; we have resolved fundamental issues; we have redoubled our efforts in high-growth global markets; we have embarked on our digital transformation; and, most importantly, we redefined our purpose and strengthened our culture. We've reached an inflection point, and it's time for us to embrace the AtkinsRéalis brand and embark on the bright future that lies ahead.

The AtkinsRéalis name combines Atkins, a historic brand firmly established in all the company's international markets, and “Réalis”, inspired by the city of Montréal and highlighting the company's Quebec roots. In addition, “Réalis” evokes the verb “to realize” or “to make possible”, perfectly denoting our focus on results and the realization of our projects.

This transformation is an important milestone, uniting five renowned companies under one umbrella. What's more, it combines the expertise of our 36,000 employees working in various markets with our ability to offer integrated solutions to our customers and partners, and with our purpose to engineer a better future for our planet and its people.

AtkinsRéalis is a long-standing partner of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. We are pleased to once again be one of its pillars, supporting the Chamber in its mission to be the voice of Montréal's business community. We are also delighted to bring our expertise to projects that promote the long-term growth and prosperity of the metropolis.

Ian L. Edwards, President & Chief Executive Officer


 

Bell has had close ties to the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal for many years. We are an anchor partner of the Chamber and presenter of the Bell Tech Visionaries series.

The world is changing, and so is Bell. We are transforming ourselves from a traditional telecommunications company to a leader in tech services and digital media.

Our partnership with the Chamber enables us to work together to raise our city’s profile and build relationships between our customers, our team and the entire business community. We are proud of the collaboration between our two organizations and the innovative initiatives it has generated.

Karine Moses, Vice Chair, Québec and Senior Vice President, Content Development & News


 

CGI

As past president of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, I’m pleased that CGI is a partner and assisting with the Chamber’s digital transformation.

Every year, CGI holds face-to-face meetings with over 1,000 clients around the world to develop our Client Global Insights detailing the latest issues and trends in the digital transformation of organizations in all fields. This global survey reveals practices and solutions that we are implementing for the benefit of the Chamber and its members.

CGI’s partnership with the Chamber confirms our commitment to the success of Montréal companies in all sectors and will allow us to play an even more active role in the city’s booming economy.

Serge Godin, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board
Past President of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

 


 

For a number of years, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal has demonstrated exemplary leadership, as the voice of Montreal’s business community both locally and on the world stage.

The Chamber and its members contribute to Montreal’s prosperity and, thanks to the ongoing efforts of the entire business community, the city is recognized for its economic growth and exceptional quality of life.

Hydro-Québec acknowledges the importance of continuing to foster this effervescence and that’s why we are so proud to be a pillar of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal.

Our involvement with the Chamber, year after year, clearly demonstrates our firm belief in its positive impact on the city’s economic sustainability and vitality.


 

For almost a hundred years, Montréal has played an important role in the history and growth of Rio Tinto Aluminium, a global leader in the aluminium industry, our world headquarters being located here. Like the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, which brings together and stimulates the driving forces of the city’s economy, Rio Tinto participates in the growth of the Greater Montreal and the wellbeing of its community.

Rio Tinto’s contribution to the development of Montreal takes various shapes, ranging from our role as a major employer of nearly 800 highly qualified professionals to our support of various organizations such as Centraide, Alloprof, CHU Sainte-Justine, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Espace pour la vie, Polytechnique, McGill and the YWCA.

Through the collaboration with the Chamber’s other pillars, we will continue to contribute to the prosperity of Montreal and make a genuine difference. Montreal is a city with a bright future and one we are proud to call home.

Ivan Vella, Chief Executive, Rio Tinto Aluminium

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