New actions proposed on for a more prosperous Montréal!


Added on 17 October 2014 in Press releases

Montréal, October 20, 2014 – Since the launch of its open innovation platform, has received almost 60 concrete projects proposed by leaders, organizations and businesses that want to help revitalize the city. By October 31, 2014, I see mtl organizers hope to have received up to 120 projects, which will be discussed during the major event taking place on November 17 at Place des Arts.

Take a look at the proposals submitted last week:

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Aime comme Montréal
By Jacques Nadeau, photographer and Marie-Christine Ladouceur-Girard, Director, Development, Metropolitan Diversity, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

Le projet Darlington
By Université de Montréal

Les 120 visages de Montréal
By Annik MH de Carufel

Réseau communautaire sans-fil: Réseau Libre
By Nicolas Marchildon and Mathieu Lutfy

Retour du baseball majeur à Montréal!
By Montreal Homerun Project Inc.

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Première coopérative d’habitation étudiante de la métropole
By Me Pamela Sarti and Laurent Levesque, UTILE

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Centre d'innovation et d'entrepreneuriat – CIE
By Jean François Lalonde and Nicole Brien

Vocation nouvelle de l’ancien planétarium Dow
By Pierre Dumouchel, General Director, École de technologie supérieure and Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University

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Bornéo : eau de source urbaine
By Thomas-Éric Béliveau, Antoine Dubois, Marilyn Hébert, Alexandre Joyce and Martin Pes 

Embellissement des structures de béton
By the Forum des jeunes professionnels de l'AICQ

Le projet des Actifs Civiques
By Talia Dorsey, The Commons Inc

For details on how to take part in I see mtl,visit the “How to get involved” section of the platform by clicking here, and submit your projects by October 31.

Launched by BMO in partnership with the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, I see mtl is a movement driven by leaders from every sphere of society who want to help restore confidence and pride in the city and its economy. On November 17, I see mtl will bring together 1,000 engaged citizens to discuss some 120 structuring, measurable projects headed up by leaders who commit to seeing them through. The ambition is to help restore Greater Montréal’s momentum and bring more prosperity to the region.

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Michelle LLambias Meunier
Advisor, Media Relations
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Tel.: 514 871-4000, ext. 4042

Ronald Monet
Director – Corporate Communications,
Eastern Canada
BMO Financial Group
Tel.: 514 877-1873