QUEBECOR FACT CHECK

30 Dec 2017

May 12, 2016 - Address by Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. during Quebecor's annual shareholders meeting for year 2016
 

May 7, 2015 - Address by Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. during Quebecor's annual shareholders meeting for year 2015

 

June 18, 2014 - Speech delivered by Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. during the Canadian Telecom Summit 2014

 

May 8, 2013 - Speech delivered by Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. during Quebecor's annual shareholders meeting for year 2012

 

March 7, 2013 - Prime Time in Ottawa Conference : «National Promotional Strategy Update» - Speech by J. Serge Sasseville, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media

 

November 29, 2012 - A France-Canada Summit : The Future of Digital Content - Speech by J. Serge Sasseville, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media : The winning conditions to be successful in the digital universe (In french and english)

 

October 29, 2012 - IIC CANADA - Speech by J. Serge Sasseville, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media : A Strategy for the promotion of Canadian Films on all screens

 

September 25, 2012 - Bell-Astral - Reply from Martin Tremblay, Vice President, Public Affairs of Quebecor Media, to "Carrément insultant" by Claire Samson, published on Septembre 24, 2012, on page A18 in La Presse.

 

September 20, 2012 - Bell-Astral - Reply from J.Serge Sasseville, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media, to "Une saine compétition" by Gaétan Frigon, published on Septembre 17, 2012, on page A19 in La Presse.

 

September 14, 2012 - Reply from Pierre Karl Péladeau to André Pratte's editorial about the Bell-Astral transaction, published in La Presse on September 14, 2012.

 

September 11, 2012 - Speech by Pierre Karl Péladeau during the CRTC public hearing held on September 11, 2012 with respect to the "application for authority to change the effective control of Astral Media inc and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, so that it is exercised by BCE inc.".

 

August 4, 2012 - Op-Ed from Pierre Karl Péladeau entitled "Québecor Média – Un investissement rentable pour la Caisse de dépôt et la société québécoise" in reply to an open letter from Adrien Pouliot, president and CEO of Draco Capital, entitled "Protectionnisme indu", published on Friday, August 3, 2012 in the daily newspaper La Presse. This Op-Ed from Pierre Karl Péladeau (in French only) has been published on Saturday August 4, 2012 on page 23 of the daily newspaper Le Journal de Montréal and on page 17 of the daily newspaper Le Journal de Québec.

 

July 24, 2012 - Judgment dated July 23, 2012 rendered by the Honourable Joel A. Silcoff, JSC, on the action for damages in connection with the piracy of Bell ExpressVu's (now Bell TV) TV distribution system instituted by Videotron and TVA Group against  Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership (with paragraphs identified with a yellow marquer)  

 

May 9, 2012 - Speech delivered by Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. during Quebecor's annual shareholders meeting for year 2011

 

April 17, 2012 - Letter from J.Serge Sasseville, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media, addressed for publication to Stéphane Paquet, Assistant Publisher and Editor-in-chief of Groupe Les Affaires, replying to an article entitled «Le spectacle subventionné», published in the April 14th, 2012 edition of Les Affaires (in French only; letter not published by Les Affaires)

 

April 16, 2012 - Letter from Isabelle Dessureault, Vice President, Corporate Affairs of Videotron, to the Publisher of La Presse, replying to an article entitled «Vidéotron largue les Francos» by Gabrielle Duchaine, published in the April 12, 2012 edition of La Presse (in French only; letter not published by La Presse) 

 

April 13, 2012, "La « guerre des hebdos » : la concurrence de Québecor Média amène les acteurs du milieu de la presse hebdomadaire à se dépasser pour le plus grand bénéfice des lecteurs et des annonceurs", by Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO of Quebecor, Quebecor Media and Sun Media Corporation (in French only)

 

March 21, 2012 - Reply from J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media, to the column « iPhone : l'hypocrisie de Vidéotron », published on March 19, 2012 on  «Réseau sans-filtres», Jean-François Codère's blog (LesAffaires.com)

 

February 22, 2012 -  Reply from J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media, to Anne Lagacé Dowson’s column entitled «Public-interest broadcasting», published on page 3 of the February 16,  2012 edition of Hour Community weekly newspaper and online on the Hour.ca Website

 

February 22, 2012 - "Position of Quebecor Media Regarding the Upcoming Spectrum Auction - Need for a Spectrum Set-Aside in the 700 MHz Band", By J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs, Quebecor Media

 


February 15, 2012 - Letter dated February 14, 2012 from Hubert T. Lacroix, CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada to the chairmen of Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and TVA Group Inc. regarding a Sun News video with Kirstine Stewart and reply dated February 15, 2012 from Marc Tremblay, Vice President, Legal Affairs of Quebecor Media Inc.

 


February 10, 2012 - "Un train peut en cacher un autre", by Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO of Quebecor, Quebecor Média and Sun Media Corporation. Reply to André Pratte's editorial «Les guerres de Quebecor» in La Presse, Tuesday February 7, 2012, page A18 (This reply was forwarded for publication to La Presse on February 9, 2012. La Presse refused to publish it. Le Journal de Montréal published this reply in its February 10, 2012 edition on page 23)
 (available only in French) 

 

February 8, 2012 - "Votre chroniqueur a tort", by Luc Lavoie, Head of Development, Sun News. Reply to the column « Harper et la Soviet News TV » by Vincent Marissal, La Presse, Saturday, February 4, 2012, page A8 (This reply was forwarded to La Presse for publication on February 6th, 2012. It was not published by La Presse. Le Journal de Montréal has published this reply in its February 8, 2012 edition, on page 23) (available only in French)

 

Correction: Radio-Canada viewers read the Journal de Montréal and the Journal de Québec. According to PMB, 1.9 million Radio-Canada viewers read the Journal de Montréal or the Journal de Québec, just as many as TVA viewers

 

January 23, 2012 - Letter from Pierre Karl Péladeau to Hubert T. Lacroix denouncing the discriminatory advertizing boycott by the CBC of the Sun Media newspapers

 

January 5, 2012 - Letter from Pierre Karl Péladeau to Hubert T. Lacroix concerning the boycott of the Quebecor Media-owned Sun daily newspapers by CBC/Radio-Canada for its January 2nd 2012 ad of the NHL Winter Classic

 

December 20, 2011 - «Jean Neveu 1941-2011: Un homme de coeur», J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs of Quebecor Media, published on p. 58 of Forces magazine, No. 168, Winter 2011-2012

 

December 12, 2011 - Speech of Mr. J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs, Quebecor Media, First Canadian Music Night of Minister James Moore presented by Quebecor and Music Canada, National Arts Center, Ottawa, Monday

 

December 10,2011 - Op-Ed: «The time to deregulate television broadcasting is now», by Pierre Dion, President and CEO, TVA Group, Le Journal de Montréal, page 28 / Le Journal de Québec, page 18 (translation in English)

 

December 9,  2011 - Letter from Pierre Karl Péladeau to Hubert T. Lacroix concerning the boycott of the Quebecor-owned weekly newspaper Courrier du Sud by the State broadcaster

  

December 1, 2011 - Letter from Pierre Karl Péladeau to the Clerk of the Standing Committee on Access To Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) providing Quebecor Media's reply regarding the comments made by Hubert Lacroix and Maryse Bertrand of CBC/Radio-Canada during their appearance before the Committee on November 24, 2011 and regarding certain allegations contained in the briefing book they provided to the Committee

 

November 30, 2011 - Letter from Michel W. Drapeau to the Chair of the Standing Committee on Access To Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) providing his commentaries regarding some of the comments made by Hubert Lacroix and Maryse Bertrand of CBC/Radio-Canada during their appearance before the Committee on November 24, 2011

 

November 22, 2011 - Letter from Marc Tremblay, Vice President, Legal Affairs, Quebecor Media, to Judith Harvie, Senior Legal Counsel at CBC/Radio-Canada, concerning "Enquête", a program broadcast on November 3, 2011  (available only in French)

 

November 21, 2011 - Reply from J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs, Quebecor Media, to Stéphane Baillargeon's November 21 column titled "Les kleenex de Quebecor", published in Le Devoir on November 22, 2011 (available only in French)

 

November 17, 2011 - Reply from J.Serge Sasseville, Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs, Quebecor Media, to Lysiane Gagnon's  November 17 column titled "Le piège du corporatisme", which La Presse declined to publish.  (available only in French)

 

November 14,  2011 -  Letter from Pierre Karl Péladeau to Mrs.Josée Pilotte, President of APIQ 
(available only in French)

 

November 9, 2011 - Reply from Marc Tremblay, Vice President, Legal Affairs, Quebecor Media, to Patrick Buchholz, Vice President, Legal Affairs, Gesca, concerning La Presse Télé, which La Presse declined to publish. (available only in French)

 

October 31, 2011 - Letter from Pierre Karl Péladeau to Hubert T. Lacroix denouncing the discriminatory advertizing boycott by the CBC of the Sun Media newspapers (CBC ad concerning CBC coverage of the Ontario provincial elections)  

 

October 24, 2011 -  Letter from Pierre Karl Peladeau to the Clerk of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) with the correspondence regarding CBC/Radio-Canada's advertising boycott of Sun Media publications