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

Release - June 25, 2021

Laval, June 23rd, 2021 – Selection Group, 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. The entire Quebec business community joined in the mobilization. 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…

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Espace Montmorency: Five Retailers Announced for 2022 – Rental Office Will Showcase 700 Residential Units

Release - April 27, 2021

LAVAL, April 21, 2021 – MONTONI, Selection Group, and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ are pleased to announce developments at Espace Montmorency, the multifunctional project currently under construction in Downtown Laval, where a new rental office for the residential units was inaugurated. The Consortium partners are also proud to highlight five retail tenants that will set up operations at Espace Montmorency, a $450 million development, starting in the summer of 2022. When completed, the project located at a stone’s…

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

Release - March 29, 2021

Laval, March 26th, 2021 – Selection Group 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 Selection Group’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. Section Group’s intergenerational offering will now comprise Hoop and Waltz (which replace REZ and fridöm); these will complement Sélection Retraite and Yimby. Hoop facilities will offer clients rental condos that adapt perfectly…

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Sélection Retraite launches its podcast ‘‘Raconte-Moi : Une histoire de jeunesse’’

Release - March 4, 2021

Laval, March 3rd, 2021 – Sélection Retraite, a division of Selection Group, is proud to launch its first podcast targeting “young at heart” seniors that live in retirement complexes and the broader public. Hosted by Patrick Hébert, animator at Sélection Retraite Valleyfield, Raconte-Moi: Une histoire de jeunesse highlights retirees who share youth oriented insights. Did these ambassadors become “young at heart” when they retired? Or did they remain “big kids” throughout their lives? [PD1] Sélection Retraite is pleased to turn the microphone over to this new generation of innovative retirees, aged…

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“Please leave a message” – Sélection Retraite’s new campaign focuses on the “young at heart”

Release - February 15, 2021

Laval, February 15th, 2021 – Sélection Retraite, a division of Selection Group, took advantage of the premiere of Star Académie, the popular television which ran this Sunday, to launch “Please Leave a Message,” a new advertising campaign that focuses on the “young at heart.” The campaign tells the stories of lively, engaging grandparents who have discovered the pleasures of living an active retirement. They are sometimes so busy, that they do not always hear their phones ringing when their grandchildren call to check on them! Sélection Retraite is leveraging this campaign to introduce Quebecers to “the young at heart” principle…

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The 28 Days Sober ChallengeTM – a fun break for a good cause

Release - January 25, 2021

MONTREAL, January 20th, 2021 – The Fondation Jean Lapointe is proud to announce that Selection Group will be an official partner in the 8th edition of the 28 Days Sober ChallengeTM. For the past 30 years, Selection Group 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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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 announces appointment of Heather C. Kirk in its senior management team

Release - May 11, 2020

Laval, May 11, 2020 – Selection Group is proud to announce the appointment of Heather C. Kirk as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. This strategic addition to Selection Group’s senior management team will allow the company to pursue its growth based on its innovative business model and strategic investments. Ms. Kirk was most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Cominar, since December 2018. She possesses nearly 25 years of experience in real estate, capital markets…

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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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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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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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For any question or comment regarding Selection Group, its complexes and the services offered, contact an advisor at our head office.

Claude-André Mayrand Conseiller principal en relation gouvernementale et relation publique 514 594-8300