A virtual AGM for Montfort

Ottawa, June 17, 2021 – The annual general meeting of Hôpital Montfort was held in virtual mode on Wednesday, June 16. Over 70 members of the Association de l’Hôpital Montfort and representatives of the public participated in the event.

Highlights of the evening included:

  • Announcement of over $2.8 million in donations by the Montfort Foundation, thanks to 3173 donors, including 27 major gifts of more than $10,000.
  • Appointments to the Board of Trustees: 
    • Marie-Josée Martel as Vice-Chair;
    • Roda Muse as Secretary; 
    • Denise Amyot as a new trustee, replacing Lt Col (Ret) Jean-Guy Perron who is leaving after a three-year term. 
  • The presentation of the Ilios award to Mr. Alain-Michel Sékula, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, for his outstanding work in helping Montfort obtain its status as an academic hospital in 2013.
  • The unanimous adoption of a resolution by the members of the Association, recognizing the "tremendous and extraordinary work" done daily by the members of the Montfort team during the pandemic:

In record time, the staff set up the Heron and Ray Friel screening clinics, provided care and support to two long-term care centers, Montfort LTCC and Marochel Manor, welcomed patients to the ICU from outside our region and even outside our province, all while putting extraordinary measures in place to ensure the safety and health of patients and staff and continuing to provide the best care to our community.

The Annual General Meeting was also an opportunity for representatives from the Institut du savoir Montfort, the Association of Volunteers and the Patient Partner Council to review the accomplishments of the past year.
The Annual Report to the Community, outlining Montfort's activities in 2020-2021, is now available online at hopitalmontfort.com/en/2020-2021-annual-report-community

About Montfort

Montfort is Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, offering exemplary person-centred care. Affiliated to the University of Ottawa, the hospital serves over 1.2 million people in Eastern Ontario, in both official languages. The daily actions of the Montfort team are guided by compassion, respect, mutual support, excellence and accountability. In 2019, it was named one of the world’s top 1000 hospitals.