Distinctions

Recipient of many awards



2017

Lise-Dandurand Award, Ciné-Québec.

2014

Bronze Award, Grands Prix du tourisme québécois – Festivals and Tourism Events – Operating budget of $300,000 to $1M

2011

Medal of the National Assembly awarded to Louis Dallaire, Jacques Matte and Guy Parent

2009

“Prix du citoyen” Award to the three founders of the Festival, Chambre de commerce du Rouyn-Noranda régional (Gala Extra)

2008

“Prix de la culture” Award, Ville de Rouyn-Noranda – Contribution to the promotion of culture

2007

Bronze Award, Grands Prix du tourisme québécois – Festivals and Tourism Events – Operating budget of less than $1M.

“Citoyen Émérite” medal from Ville de Rouyn-Noranda to the three founders of the Festival (This medal is awarded to individuals for their exceptional contribution to community life.)

Mercuriades 2007 Award, Federation of Quebec Chambers of Commerce – Leisure and Culture (Les Mercuriades)

Regional Award, Grands prix du tourisme québécois – Festivals and Tourism Events –  Operating budget of less than $1M.

2006

Ann-Boudreau-Paiement Award, Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Rouyn-Noranda – Tourism Event (Gala Extra 2006)

2005

Pierre Corbeil Award, Lauréats prix d’excellence en arts et culture de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Conseil de la culture de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue  – Media Arts Organization

2004

Regional Award, Grands prix du tourisme québécois – Tourism Event – Operating budget of $500,000 and more

2004

Regional Award, Grands prix du tourisme québécois – Tourism Event – Operating budget of $500,000 and more.

2003

Hector-Fabre Award, from the Minister of International Relations (Quebec)

2002

Regional Award, Grands Prix du tourisme québécois Desjardins 2002 – Economic  Development Canada

2001

Special tribute at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, in Montréal

1996

National and Regional Award, Grands Prix du tourisme québécois – Tourism Event

1994

Special Jury Award, Chambre de commerce du Rouyn-Noranda régional

1993

Provincial Finalist, Federation of Quebec Chambers of Commerce – Cultural Organization (Les Mercuriades 1993)

1991

Tourism Excellence Award, Grands Prix du tourisme québécois

1988

Regional Award and Provincial Finalist (Promotion), Grands Prix du tourisme québécois

1987

Tourism Promotion Award, Grands Prix du tourisme québécois

1986

Tourism Event of the Year Award (Abitibi-Témiscamingue), from the Minister of Tourism (Québec)

Special Jury Award, Chambre de commerce de Rouyn-Noranda regional – Special Jury Award (Gala Extra)

1985

Extra 1985, Chambre de commerce du Rouyn-Noranda regional – Marketing (Gala Extra).