Montréal citizens, elected representatives and business owners joined the ranks of the the Board of Governors, a volunteer committee whose goal is to benefit from Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations to generate socioeconomic projects that breathe new life into the city.
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Social innovation platform
Maison de l’innovation sociale
In partnership with the Amplifier Montréal movement, the Maison de l’innovation sociale will take part in the Neighbourhoods Come Alive for the 375th tour of Montréal’s 19 boroughs to meet and talk with more than 500 children and teens in all of the city’s districts with the aim of better understanding their dreams for Montréal’s future. The project will reinforce the connection with the youngest citizens and help complete the Plan d'action 2017 de la politique de l'enfant de la Ville de Montréal.
A microfinancing fund aimed at young entrepreneurs will actively support the development of 375 new projects. This initiative of the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal will be launched April 27, during the Grande rencontre des jeunes entrepreneurs du monde francophone.
The creation of a fruit and vegetable conversion unit compliant with Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food standards, as well as the purchase of a new refrigerated truck for Moisson Montréal’s Food Recovery Program in Supermarkets (FRPS) will will allow Moisson Montréal to provide an additional 3.8 million servings of fruit, vegetables and meat every year to Montréal families in need.
Key players will network to strengthen Montréal’s international positioning in this industry of the future. Details of this project will be the subject of a later announcement.
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Co-operative and mutualist movement
Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité.
Development of this field and the local expertise it relies upon will help strengthen Montréal’s positioning and enhance its international visibility. Details of this project will be the subject of a later announcement.