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Groupe Sélection, the first seniors’ residence company recognized by Aliments du Québec au menu

Release - February 16, 2023

Laval, February 16, 2023 – Groupe Sélection is thrilled to become the first seniors’ residence company to be recognized by Aliments du Québec au menu. This program recognizes restaurants and institutions that promote Quebec products on their menus. For Groupe Sélection, nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits are an important part of staying well, and this recognition demonstrates the organization’s commitment to its residents’ health and well-being. Seniors are more interested than ever in eating a better, more varied and balanced diet.…

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Financial Restructuration of Groupe Sélection: The beginning of an effective collaboration between the company and PwC

Release - December 2, 2022

Laval, December 1, 2022 – Christian Bourque, Partner and Quebec Leader-Deals, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Réal Bouclin, Founding President and Chief Executive Officer, Groupe Sélection, are pleased to announce that after the difficult times of the last few weeks, they have agreed to collaborate in the restructuring of Selection Group and to work together to not only maintain the excellence of the services, but also to implement the recovery plan of the company, all in accordance with the court’s order.Quotes “We…

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Appointment of the restructuring trustee : Groupe Sélection will appeal the Court’s decision

Release - November 21, 2022

Laval, November 21, 2022 – Following the decision of Judge Michel A. Pinsonnault to appoint PwC as monitor of the financial and operational restructuring of the company, Groupe Sélection will seek permission to appeal the judgement and request of stay of the proceeding’s execution. In the meantime, our priority remains the well-being of our residents and the quality of our services in all our complexes. In this regard, Judge Pinsonnault repeatedly reiterated his requirement to the designated monitor, to the…

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Groupe Sélection undergoes financial restructuring to pursue growth

Release - November 14, 2022

This temporary measure will have no impact on the operations and services offered to residents. Laval, November 14, 2022 – Groupe Sélection filed an application today under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. This process will allow for a financial and operational restructuring to pursue the growth plan and the development of services that have been promoting the well-being and health of residents for 30 years. Moreover, this financial restructuring process will have no impact on the operations of our complexes and…

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Expansion work to start at Sélection Retraite Terrebonne

Release - August 15, 2022

LAVAL, August 10, 2022 – Spurred by their commitment to meet Terrebonne’s significant housing needs, Groupe Sélection is pleased to announce that expansion work is officially underway at Sélection Retraite Terrebonne on Pinière Blvd., west of Melbourne St. New units After the expansion, Sélection Retraite Terrebonne will have 95 additional apartments across six floors. This new portion of the building represents a $30M investment and will include a large multi-purpose room for use by all residents. The construction work should…

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Groupe Sélection starts demolition work in the Grande Place redevelopment project

Release - June 10, 2022

Laval, June 6, 2022 – Groupe Sélection has reached an important milestone in its project to redevelop the Grande Place with demolition work officially starting on the abandoned shopping mall. In accordance with our January timeline, this phase 1 of the project is expected to be completed by July 22, just in time for the Construction Holiday. No permanent traffic disruptions around the site Streets and pedestrian zones close to the site will not be impacted by the demolition work and…

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Groupe Sélection launches Liva smart apartment complexes

Release - June 1, 2022

Images available here Laval, June 1, 2022 – Groupe Sélection is proud to launch its new real estate brand Liva to meet the needs of customers in a fast-growing segment of the market. Liva rental apartment buildings will offer active retirees smart, connected units and a wide range of optional services. Tailor-made living environments  With Liva, Groupe Sélection introduces a new offering at the intersection of technology and healthy living. Liva complexes will feature modern, functional, premium apartments, and will…

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Groupe Sélection has established three new strategic partnerships to make life better and healthier for seniors

Release - May 24, 2022

Laval, May 24, 2022 – Groupe Sélection is excited to announce that it is partnering with three Québec companies to enhance the health and well-being of the province’s seniors. With these initiatives, Groupe Sélection wants to continue developing and supporting the independence of seniors by focusing on health promotion and prevention, ultimately improving and prolonging seniors’ quality of life and helping them thrive. Amika: personalized, ongoing support to promote independence Groupe Sélection is partnering with Amika, a company that provides…

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Groupe Sélection welcomes François Montigny to its executive leadership team

News - March 16, 2022

Laval, March 16, 2022 – Réal Bouclin, Groupe Sélection’s Founding President and CEO, is pleased to announce that François Montigny has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This strategic appointment to Groupe Sélection’s executive leadership team will help the company continue to grow and invest by leaning on its innovative business model. Most recently, Montigny was the Managing Director & Head of Loan Structuring and Syndication in the Corporate and Investment Banking group at National Bank…

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Molson site: the former brewery’s heritage will be showcased

News - March 9, 2022

Montréal, March 9, 2022 – Groupe Selection–MONTONI–Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ Consortium is pleased to present the preliminary vision of the redevelopment project for the former Molson Brewery site. The central theme of the first phase of this nearly 6-million-square-foot historic mixed-use project in downtown Montréal will be showcasing the legacy and heritage of the Îlot des Voltigeurs, the oldest part of the site. Several iconic elements of the former brewery, including the clock, the Molson sign and the chimney,…

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Espace Montmorency announces Courtyard by Marriott has joined the project

Release - March 25, 2022

Marriott International hotel group adds a new address in Laval to its portfolio LAVAL, February 22nd, 2022 – The partners in Espace Montmorency—MONTONI, Groupe Sélection and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ—are proud to announce an agreement with Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel chain, which will occupy the hotel portion of this mixed-use development in the heart of Laval. The agreement will see a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel become an integral part of Espace Montmorency, an urban hub…

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Groupe Sélection is proud to open Sélection Retraite Repentigny, its latest residence for retirees in Lanaudière

News - December 14, 2021

LAVAL, December 14, 2021 – Groupe Sélection is extremely proud to welcome the very first residents to its Sélection Retraite Repentigny complex today. This $100 million development is located on the charming rue Notre-Dame, along the banks of the St. Lawrence River. The new real estate project from Sélection Retraite is designed for retirees who want to enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled retirement in a vibrant city known for its various events. The complex boasts an enviable location, near major…

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Remembrance Day: Groupe Sélection recognizes the courage and commitment of the 42 veterans living in its complexes

Release - November 11, 2021

Laval, November 11, 2021 – This Remembrance Day, Groupe Sélection would like to honour the 42 veterans living in its Sélection Retraite complexes and apartment buildings across Québec. Several Veterans’ Week ceremonies have been organized in the Sélection Retraite residences to pay tribute to our veterans. The company wishes to highlight their unwavering courage and dignity and their lifelong commitment. Two of these Groupe Sélection veterans are Alfred Comier, a 96-year-old resident of Sélection Retraite Valleyfield and a survivor of…

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Groupe Sélection puts innovation at the centre of its growth with the 300-person event INNOVO

Release - March 25, 2022

Laval, October 25, 2021 – Groupe Sélection is proud to have held the first edition of INNOVO, its innovation week, from October 18 to 21. As part of INNOVO week, we hosted inspiring workshops, talks and panels that gave head office staff the opportunity to interact with a segment of Québec’s innovation world. Almost 300 participants and a total of 25 distinguished speakers and panellists took part in the inaugural edition’s hybrid exchanges. Groupe Sélection has been developing innovative projects…

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Groupe Sélection, its president, and its residents join to help children and support the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

Release - March 28, 2022

Laval, June 23rd, 2021 – Groupe Sélection, under the leadership of its Founding President Réal Bouclin has during recent weeks mobilized its entire business network, as well as the employees and clients in its complexes to support the cause of children and the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation. Children’s health is a cause that unites all generations. The importance of health, and its fragile nature has become even more clear during the past year. Many families that visit CHU Sainte-Justine experienced difficult…

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Groupe Sélection introduces “Hoop” and “Waltz,” two brands that will enhance its multi-residential offerings

Release - March 28, 2022

Laval, March 25th, 2021 – Groupe Sélection is proud to introduce Hoop and Waltz, two new brands that will enhance its multi-residential offerings. The two brands reflect the innovative character of the company’s numerous intergenerational developments. Inspired by Groupe Sélection’s three decades of experience in the retirement complex sector, Hoop and Waltz will offer services and common areas that meet the needs of its demanding clientele. Groupe Sélection’s intergenerational offering will now comprise Hoop and Waltz (which replace REZ and fridöm); these…

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The 28 Days Sober Challenge™ – a fun break for a good cause

Release - March 28, 2022

Montréal, January 20th, 2021 – The Fondation Jean Lapointe is proud to announce that Groupe Sélection, will be an official partner in the 8th edition of the 28 Days Sober ChallengeTM. For the past 30 years, Groupe Sélection has focused on designing and building living environments that promote the development of people of all generations. The company will enhance its leadership role in the community by helping to raise $750,000 to educate 80,000 young people across Québec about risks related…

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Death of Claude Castonguay: Selection Group pays tribute to great builder

News - December 14, 2020

Laval, December 13, 2020 – Selection Group offers its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Claude Castonguay, who passed away this weekend at the age of 91. “It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of Mr. Castonguay. Claude was a man of vision and compassion, who devoted a good part of his life to the service of Quebecers. He leaves behind a major political legacy. Claude’s successes include significant contributions to Quebec’s public…

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Selection Group launches Canadian expansion, announces three major development projects in National Capital Region

News - July 18, 2019

Selection Group announces three major development projects in the National Captial Region as the company pursues plans for expansion across Canada.  The total investment in the Ottawa-Gatineau region is estimated at $383 Million with completion of the first residential units scheduled for 2020. Each project will offer senior lifestyle and intergenerational living environments, with spaces dedicated to housing and leisure, and will provide environments meant to foster a strong sense of community amongst residents. A $120 Million development project in…

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Sélection Retraite and brand ambassador Michel Forget unite to support the Movember Canada movement

Release - November 10, 2020

Laval, November 3rd, 2020 – Selection Group, along with brand ambassador Michel Forget, is proud to announce the launch of a fundraising project in its Sélection Retraite complexes that will support research initiatives into men’s health. Sélection Retraite will collect donations during the entire month of November on behalf of Movember Canada, which has been supporting men’s health projects since 2003, in fields ranging from prostate and testicular cancer, to mental health and suicide prevention. Selection Group has agreed to…

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Sélection Panorama winner of the Prix Construire award

Release - September 2, 2020

Laval, September 2, 2020 – Selection Group is pleased to have received the Prix Contruire award for its Sélection Panorama complex, located in Laval (Sainte-Dorothée), during the Gala Virtuel du Prix Construire event organized by the Association de la construction du Québec (ACQ). This event highlights the quality of each companies’ achievements, as well as their contribution to the growth of Quebec’s economy. Sélection Panorama has distinguished itself by winning the Prix Contruire award in the Immeuble multiusage category, a…

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Selection Group celebrates summer with Québoom, a seasonal entertainment program for Sélection Retraite residences

Release - June 22, 2020

Laval, June 22nd, 2020 – Selection Group is pleased to announce the introduction of Québoom, a seasonal entertainment program for Sélection Retraite residences, which this year will be themed “A summer for the young at heart.” The well-being and happiness of our residents are core priorities in designing the programming at our residences. We place their health at the top of our priorities. The goal is to enable residents to flourish in a safe environment despite the pandemic. We are…

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Selection Group celebrates the mothers and grandmothers of its complexes on Mother’s Day

Release - May 8, 2020

Laval, May 8, 2020 – Selection Group is proud to celebrate the vital role of mothers and grandmothers on this year’s Mother’s Day. The circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic make this year’s celebrations exceptional. The residents of private seniors’ residences have been very resilient in respecting containment measures for almost two months. Selection Group teams are using their creativity to offer activities and celebrations that comply with public health guidelines and health recommendations. Our employees will be mobilized to give…

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Selection Group welcomes the Quebec government’s initiative to improve the salaries of employees working in the private housing sector

Release - April 10, 2020

Laval, April 10, 2020 – Selection Group welcomes the Quebec government’s initiative to grant an 8% exposure bonus to nurses and practical nurses working in private living environments for seniors, and a 4% recognition bonus to all other employees in the private housing sector. The announcement made this morning by the Minister responsible for Seniors and Caregivers, Marguerite Blais, and the Minister of Finance, Éric Girard, represents an important encouragement for the entire retirement complex industry. Seniors represent the most…

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Selection Group welcomes the Quebec government’s initiative for caretakers during the COVID-19 crisis

Release - April 2, 2020

Laval, April 2, 2020 – Selection Group welcomes the Quebec government’s decision to award a $4-an-hour pay bonus to caretakers across Quebec. The announcement made this afternoon by Quebec Premier François Legault and detailed by Quebec’s Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann, and the president of the Conseil du Trésor, Christian Dubé, represents an important incentive for the entire retirement complex industry. This health crisis highlights the exceptional dedication of all our employees who work for the benefit…

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Financial assistance for seniors’ residences: Selection Group applauds the decision made by the Quebec government

Release - March 30, 2020

Laval, March 30, 2020 – Selection Group welcomes the decision made by the Quebec government to allocate $40 million to support the actions of retirement complexes during the COVID-19 crisis, detailed this morning by the Minister responsible for Seniors and Informal Caregivers, Marguerite Blais, and announced yesterday afternoon by Quebec’s Prime Minister, François Legault. The COVID-19 crisis requires significant expenditures for companies that manage retirement complexes, including overtime for staff, orders for specialized equipment, increased frequency of cleaning and disinfection,…

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Selection Group adopts telemedicine to facilitate access to health services for its residents and employees

Release - March 20, 2020

Laval, March 20th, 2020 – During a period when timely access to health professionals is important, Selection Group is proud to announce the conclusion of a partnership with TELUS Health to offer its residents and employees state of the art telemedicine services. Selection Group places the well-being and health of its residents and employees at the heart of its actions and priorities. Our teams work seven days a week to provide healthy and safe living environments throughout Québec. The events…

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Selection Group announces postponement of open houses this weekend at Sélection Retraite complexes

News - March 12, 2020

Montréal, March 11th, 2020 – Selection Group places the well-being and health of its residents and employees at the heart of its priorities. Due to recent developments in connection with the COVID-19 (coronavirus), Selection Group has decided to postpone open house events scheduled for Sunday, March 15th at all of Sélection Retraite complexes. Our open house day, which is eagerly awaited and appreciated by residents, is focused on discovery and meeting new people. It is a fun event, which means…

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District Union continues its expansion at Croisée Urbaine in Terrebonne with REZ-Yimby, an innovative intergenerational real estate development

News - February 21, 2020

Selection Group and Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ open District Union sales officeTerrebonne, February 21, 2020 – Selection Group, in partnership with Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ, is proud to introduce REZ-Yimby, the second real estate project in the District Union development at the Croisée Urbaine in Terrebonne. The 162-unit, 17-floor complex is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020. The innovative District Union project meets the needs of modern families in part by serving several generations on the…

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Selection Group and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ inaugurate the Fridöm complex in Terrebonne

News - September 17, 2019

Montreal, September 17, 2019 – Selection Group and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ is proud to open Fridöm,a residential rental project, which is located in the District Union development in Terrebonne. This $54 million luxury real estate project targets customers aged 55 and over. Unit deliveries have been taking place gradually since this spring. Fridöm in brief:   Luxury project with high quality finishes that meet the needs of an active clientele aged 55 and over An 18 story…

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Sale of Molson brewery land is now official

News - June 28, 2019

Montreal and Laval, June 28th, 2019 – Selection Group, Montoni and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ announced today that they have officially acquiredthe Molsonbrewery site on Notre-Dame Street in Montréal. With this stage of the process complete, the Quebec consortium can now put forward its redevelopment vision for this rapidly evolving Montréal region. The lands currently occupied by Molson’s bicentennial brewery, bordering the river, will host a project that fosters the innovative and inclusive redevelopment of these central districts.The consortium’s…

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Espace Montmorency: Construction Begins on the Largest Urban Hub Ever Built in Laval

News - June 11, 2019

 A partnership between MONTONI, Groupe Sélection and Fonds immobiliers de solidarité FTQ LAVAL, June 11, 2019 – Construction begins today on Espace Montmorency, Laval’s largest ever mixed- used project. This brand new $450 million urban hub will be located in the heart of Laval and will be directly connected to Montréal’s underground network via the Montmorency metro station. With an impressive offering of offices, cafés, restaurants, a hotel, residential units and inviting green spaces, the community and visitors will enjoy…

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Redevelopment of the Molson Brewery site

News - June 5, 2019

Landmark agreement for the benefit of the community  Montreal and Laval, June 5 2019 — The consortium composed of Selection Group and Montoni is proud to highlight the outstanding work that has enabled them to reach an agreement in principle between the Ville de Montréal, the SHDM and the Molson Coors brewery. This mutual agreement, which was ratified earlier today during the city’s executive committee meeting, sets out the conditions related to the transfer of part of the Molson Brewery site,…

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News - October 19, 2018

More than 1,000 people gathered yesterday to celebrate at Sélection Retraite’s eighth annual ball. Hosted by Mitsou at Le Mont Blanc in Laval, the soirée honored residents from the organization’s retirement communities across the province. The event’s “Butterflies and Pearls” theme also highlighted the launch of festivities surrounding Selection Group’s 30th anniversary. “Butterflies and Pearls” symbolizes the attainment of a new milestone for Selection Group The ball’s theme was carefully chosen to reflect the event’s special significance this year. The pearls refer…

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Réseau Sélection becomes Selection Group

News - October 18, 2018

Réseau Sélection announced today that it will now be known as Selection Group, a name that better represents its distinguishing vertical integration structure. The company will also be slightly adjusting its logo. The changes take place amidst the company’s 30th anniversary year and align with its strategic goals, which include a planned expansion outside Québec.A new name that better reflects an innovative business strategy The reference to the word “group” in the new identity reflects the company’s vertical integration structure…

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