Supporting initiatives for our communities and building partnerships
Our activities are deeply rooted in our communities. Not only our customers are being served by employees who are locally-based, but we also look to work in partnership with organizations to maximize the positive impact of meaningful projects and initiatives in our communities.
Here are some initiatives and partnerships we support:
Cogeco voluntarily participates in the Connecting Families initiative.
We are proud to be part of the Computers for Schools program and to partner with Computers for Excellence Canada CFSC-OPEC. Over the past year, we have given more than 800 computers to young Canadians who needed them. We are committed to refurbishing used desktops and laptops for distribution to these young people. Over the past year, we have given more than 800 computers to young Canadians in our communities who needed them.
Cogeco Amphitheater in Trois-Rivières, Québec
Since fiscal 2015, Cogeco has made culture shine through its partnership with the Cogeco Amphitheatre in Trois-Rivières.
Since 2015, Cogeco has made culture shine through its partnership with the Corporation des événements de Trois-Rivières. The Cogeco Amphitheatre is a magnificent 9,000 seat outdoor theatre located at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and Saint-Maurice rivers. It stimulates economic and tourist development in the Mauricie region and surrounding areas. Cogeco supports this venue, through financial contributions, airtime on our radio station network to promote the events that take place in the amphitheatre and through the provision of television, Internet and telephony services.
Cogeco Centrexpo in Drummondville, Québec
This partnership started in 2015, when the Société de développement économique de Drummondville proposed the relaunch of the venue for the young people of Drummondville.
This partnership started in 2015, when the Société de développement économique de Drummondville proposed the relaunch of the venue for the young people of Drummondville. With a lot of valuable local experience, Cogeco agreed to support the Centrexpo Cogeco team in its initiative to organize entertainment events for elementary and secondary school children. During the spring break of 2019, Cogeco’s special events team moved its facilities and staff to entertain more than 3,000 young people.
We strongly believe in inclusive growth. Philippe Jetté, President and CEO of Cogeco, has accepted to become a member of the 30% Club. The aim of the 30% Club Canada is to take action to increase gender diversity at board level, as well at senior management levels.