Do you know Kino-Québec?

30 August 2018

The Kino-Québec program of the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur aims to promote regular physical activity among Quebecers from an early age and throughout life. You will find on their website a wide range of scientific information on the benefits of exercising. Don’t hesitate to consult it for practical advice, to find out statistics about the level of physical activity in the Quebec population, or simply to learn something new!

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Team Portrait Défi Vélo 2018 : Groupe Gravel

24 August 2018

For 60 years now, the family-owned Gravel Auto has been selling new and reliable, comfortable and high-performance vehicles through their six dealerships in Montreal and Ile-des-Sœurs.

Invested with their customers, members of the Gravel group have decided to be among thousands of people living with Parkinson’s disease. So Isabelle Richer, Kevin Michael Levesque, Sylvain Mongeon, and Stephan Tremblay, all great athletes, began to combine business with pleasure by participating in the Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec.

This strong and determined team is actively encouraging companies to support this event which, in addition to allowing participants to go beyond their limits, helps to…

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Team Portrait Défi Vélo 2018 : Jean Coutu

20 August 2018

It has been seven years since Parkinson Québec benefited from the infallible support of Nicolas Carbonneau, pharmacist owner under the Jean Coutu banner, a subsidiary of MÉTRO.

Co-founder and honorary co-chair from the early days of the Parkinson Defi Vélo, Nicolas salutes the human side of the event. His father with Parkinson’s disease and his experience as a pharmacist, witness the lack of treatment options available to patients.

Nicolas Carbonneau will take the start of the Defi, accompanied by seven proprietary pharmacists also affiliated with the Jean Coutu Group, who has generously agreed to be the main sponsor of the Défi…

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Jean Coutu, official presenter of the Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec 2018.

16 August 2018

The Jean Coutu Group has enthusiastically accepted to be the official presenter of the Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec 2018 event.

Represented by Mr. Nicolas Carbonneau, B.Pharm DESG, Pharmacist owner, Pharmacy Nicolas Carbonneau affiliated to Jean Coutu and Mr. Marcel A Raymond, President of Pro Doc, a subsidiary of the Jean Coutu Group, the company demonstrates by this action its support to the Parkinson’s community and its desire to promote physical exercise for all.

A big thank for their involvement with us! See you on August 25th!

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Team Portrait Défi Vélo 2018 : MPC Montréal!

15 August 2018

MPC Montreal is one of the world’s major studios in the visual effects industry. This studio, based in Montreal, has more than 700 individuals behind the visual effects of a number of blockbuster films such as The Jungle Book, Blade Runner 2049, and Wonder Woman.

This year, MPC Montréal presents a 100% female team. Natives from Themyscira, hometown of the Amazons, Isabelle Turcotte (Financial Controller), Marie-Josée Bédard (Immigration Lawyer), Christina Zervos (Global Head of Recruitment) and Mélanie Grenier (HR Director) will partake in the 60 km Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec Edition 2018. 

Strong and courageous, our aspiring contenders…

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