Urban Banquet 2024

Come and support Earth Day Canada

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What is the Urban Banquet?

The Urban Banquet is a unique annual benefit event that brings together professionals from a variety of backgrounds and industries for a unique and exciting evening. It is the perfect opportunity to support the environmental initiatives completed throughout the year by the Earth Day Canada team.

One evening a year, the power of Earth Day Canada is demonstrated through the Urban Banquet, where their initiatives are highlighted and their guests are inspired with innovative, and more environmentally friendly business opportunities.

This year, the Urban Banquet taked place on May 22, 2024,in the heart of downtown Montreal, at Cathcart – Place Ville Marie.

2024 Edition

Honorary President

Elise Proulx - Head of Economic Development Quebec, Ivanhoé Cambridge

I am very proud to serve as the honorary president of the 2024 Urban Banquet. This fundraising event in support of Earth Day directly aligns with our vision as a sustainable investor. Our ambitious carbon neutrality program set for 2040 for our buildings worldwide reflects our commitment to making sustainable choices for the future. Earth Day activities are crucial in raising awareness and reminding everyone of the importance of environmental issues and the actions we can collectively take to address them. I invite you to join us for this exceptional evening where, together, we can reaffirm our commitment to the environment.

Honorary Committee :

  • Claudine Bouchard Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Infrastructure Officer, Hydro‑Québec
  • Glenn Castanheira – General manager, Montréal Centre-ville
  • Debby Cordeiro – Senior Vice-President, Communications, Public Affairs and ESG, BNC
  • Geneviève Dugré – Vice President, Retail Operations, Sobeys
  • Laurent Levesque – CEO, UTILE
  • Martin Massé – Vice President, Public Affairs and Communication, Aéroports de Montréal
  • Caroline Ménard – President, Brio Boutique de management
  • Stéphane Paquet – President and Chief Executive Officer, Montréal International
  • Véronique Proulx – President & CEO, Manufacturiers et Exportateurs du Québec
  • Jean Roy – Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Kruger Energy
  • Renée Sauriol – Vice President, Marketing and Communications, WSP in Canada
  • Claude Sirois – Managing Director, Real Assets and Private Equity, Industrielle Alliance
  • Frédéric Verreault – Executive Director, Corporate Development, , Chantiers Chibougamau
  • Laurence Vincent – President, Groupe Prével

Discover our partners:

Visionary Partners

Mobilizing Partners


See previous editions


Contact us

Earth Day Canada

5818, boulevard Saint-Laurent
Montréal (Québec) H2T 1T3 Canada

Phone : (514) 728-0116
Toll free : 1 800 424-8758
Fax : (514) 303-0248