Marcel Côté Award for Leadership in Public Policy

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 18:00 - 20:00

Where: Hydro Québec Agora, Heart of Sciences at UQAM, 175, President Kennedy Ave., Montreal

Marcel Côté was a boundless visionary, a bridge-builder and a tireless advocate for good public policy. It’s in his honour that the Public Policy Forum created the annual Marcel Côté Award for Leadership in Public Policy. The Forum, in partnership with the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and the Young Chamber of Commerce of Montreal, presented the first award on May 20, 2015.

This award is presented to Quebecers who demonstrate extraordinary leadership qualities and help improve public policy and public discourse at the municipal, provincial, national and/or international levels.

Marcel Côté was an economist and founding partner of SECOR Inc., which he helped build into Canada’s largest independent management consulting firm. His advice was sought by corporations, community and cultural organizations, as well as senior-level governments in our country. 

For ticket information for the Nov. 7 award reception, please consult the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal's site.


Matthew Coon Come

Former Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees

Nadine St-Louis

Founder and Executive Director of Sacred Fire Productions

Gabriel Bran Lopez

Founding President of Youth Fusion


With thanks to our partners:



With thanks to our presenting partners:





Louise Arbour
Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

Marie Bernard-Meunier
Canada’s Ambassador to UNESCO, the Netherlands, and Germany (1991-2004)

Marc-André Blanchard
Canada's Ambassador and Permanent Representative United Nations

Louise Fréchette
Deputy Secretary-General
United Nations