Archives annuelles: 2019

A HUGE WAVE OF GENEROSITY: WE RAISED $850,000 NET!

October 21, 2019

On October 17, at Windsor Station, we held Odyssey: The Underwater Ball, an immersive voyage through a fascinating undersea world, which took place under the honorary presidency of Mr. Eric Boyko, President and CEO of Stingray. This journey to the depths of the ocean allowed us to raise the generous sum of $850,000 net for the Lise Watier Foundation and our Let’s Start Up program. Thank you to all of our ambassadors and partners for...

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2019 Graduation Ceremony

September 5, 2019

On September 4th, the 2018-2019 Let’s Start Up graduation ceremony was held at Concordia University. This year, 148 women completed the program, including 131 in entrepreneurship. The event was infused with emotions and pride, and was also the occasion for National Bank to officially confirm its commitment to the Foundation, becoming the main partner of the Let’s Start Up program. The bank’s significant contribution of $500,000 will allow even more women living in vulnerable social and economic...

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Let’s Start Up program helps women in need gain financial autonomy

August 15, 2019

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The Lise Watier Foundation’s Let’s Start Up Program aims to help women in need gain financial autonomy through an action plan centred on entrepreneurship, education and workforce reintegration. The program provides hybrid-style training by combining online and classroom training and individual support. “We work every day to help women gain financial autonomy. It changes not only their own...

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$120,000 raised for the Foundation!

June 7, 2019

On May 28, the Guy Côté Family Wealth Management Team, National Bank Financial, welcomed 380 guests to the sixth edition of the “Pour un avenir meilleur” event. Under the honorary chairmanship of Ms. Isabelle Paquet, Managing Director, Global Equity Derivatives at National Bank of Canada, this memorable evening allowed us to raise an astounding $120,000 for the Lise Watier Foundation for Education. Thank you so much for your support year after year! ...

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$132,315 at Cocktelle!

June 7, 2019

On May 9, the fourth edition of the Cocktelle de Québec took place, benefiting the Lise Watier Foundation. Replete with spring colours, this festive evening was held under the honorary chairmanship of Ms. Caroline Lacroix, Vice-President, Communications and Marketing, Cominar. Thank you to our partners, sponsors, ambassador committee, and the 400 guests who enabled us to raise the record sum of $132,315 net. Your generosity will help change the lives of women who want to...

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