McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Suzanne Fortier, congratulates Premier Philippe Couillard on forming his first cabinet.
In particular, Prof. Fortier was pleased by the nomination of Yves Bolduc as Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports and Minister of Higher Education, Research and Science.
“McGill University was able to count on Dr. Bolduc’s support on several files when he was Minister of Health and Social Services,” said Principal Fortier. "We look forward to continuing the fruitful collaboration we established with this experienced minister on issues that relate to Quebec universities and higher education.”
Prof. Fortier also welcomed the appointment of Jacques Daoust as Minister for the Economy, Innovation and Exports.
“Universities, and McGill University in particular, are essential players in innovation and in the economic and social prosperity of Quebec. We offer Minister Daoust all of our support in his new role and will continue to work with the government of Quebec to maximize the impact of research by combining our strengths with those of industry.”