Montréal en Histoires is a non-profit organization. Established by important leaders in Montréal united by the common goal of creating various projects to enable Montréalers, visitors and tourists to discover, explore and celebrate Montréal’s history.

Montréal en Histoires believes in the values of fun and discovery, but also competence and discipline. Central to its mission is the accessibility of its projects, sharing of knowledge, culture, history and collective memory.

Thanks to the partners and the collaborators

Contact us

T. 514-666-1861
Toll free : 1 833-444-1861



Georges Coulombe is a successful property owner and manager in Montreal, with a vocation to preserve or modernize, as the case may be, Quebec’s heritage buildings. His business extends from the Ville-Marie district to Mercier Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, while also encompassing Petite-Patrie and the Southwest.

PIERRE LALANDE, Administrator

Pierre Lalande is a journalist (writer, account manager and advertising producer) who has worked for more than 20 years in agencies. In 1984, Pierre Lalande founded Cinélande, a commercial video production house. Pierre Lalande plays an active role in the community: he was a member of the Board of Directors for the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation (2001-2012) and, since 2012, a volunteer with L’Arche-Montréal, which provides a home for mentally disabled adults.

GUY BANVILLE, Administrator

Having made his radio debut in 1974 at CKAC Montréal, Guy Banville went on to direct the CKMF programs and Radiomutuel’s Dance Music network during the 1980s. In 1990, he created the Rock-Détente concept for Télémédia and directed the Cité Rock Détente programs. In 1993 he was recruited by the Lagardère Group in Paris as Director of Programs and Communications for Radio Europe 2 and its 190 stations in France. He was Vice President of Programs at Musimax in 2004 and returned to radio in 2005, working for RNC Media.

PHILIPPE TURP, Administrator

For more than 30 years, Philippe Turp has practised as a lawyer. In 1997, he founded his own production company, Cineclipse Entertainment. He has sat on various committees and boards of directors for more than 20 years, including Skying Montréal, Techno Montréal, Montréal en Histoires, Cyber Cap, Musée du Costume et du Textile du Québec, Irosoft, Québec AnimFX and Montreal’s Fashion and Design Festival Mode.

MYRIAM ACHARD, Administrator

Myriam Achard has more than 20 years’ experience in public relations and media relations, including for the Jazz Festival, Francofolies and Montréal en Lumière. She has also worked at the Berlin Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. She has been Public Relations and Development Director at the Phi Centre since it opened in 2012. She also leads the Communications Department at DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art.


Manon Blanchette is an art historian and arts manager and began her career at the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal from 1976 until 2007. She was Director of the Société des Directeurs des Musées Montréalais from 2007 to 2012. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Conseil des Arts de Montréal since April 2013. She was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal.


MARTIN LAVIOLETTE, Executive Producer

MARC RANDOLL, Executive Director

GEORGES FOURNIER, Administrative Director

AUDREY SCHELLING, Communications Director

ANDRÉ SAVARD, Director of International and Commercial Development

MAUDE PERREAULT-LAVOIE, Production and Creation supervisor

MARTIN LANDRY, Responsible for Historic Content and the Educational Platform

CAROL-ANN BELLEFEUILLE, Production Coordinator and Historic Content Support 

MARTIN BUNDOCK, Developing Agent


KARIANNE TURENNE, customer service coordinator


MARTIN LANDRY (Project Manager and Responsible for Historic Content and the Educational Platform)

MAUDE BOUCHARD DUPONT Historian, Writer and Researcher

PAUL-ANDRÉ LINTEAU Historian, consultant for ‘’375 Montreal Moments‘’

RAYMOND BÉDARD Historian and Teacher, Writer and Educational Consultant

JEAN-FRANÇOIS LECLERC Historian, consultant for Cité Mémoire and the mobile application


MARIO ROBERT Archivist and historical content consultant

MARIO BISSONNETTE History Teacher and Educational Content Writer

GAÉTAN JEAN – History Teacher and Educational Content Writer

MARC LACASSE – Archivist


RENÉE ACHIM – Teacher and Educational Content Writer

ARIANE GIROUARD – History Teacher and Educational Content Writer



MADELEINE JUNEAU – Historical consultant



Winner for Distinction 2018 award in the category “Innovation”.

Montréal en Histoires – Cité Mémoire received one of 10 “Coup de Coeur” awards from Je fais Mtl 2017. These awards, selected by the community, recognize the impact of projects that transform our city.

Recipident in the categorie « Innovation en développement de l’offre, mention attractions touristiques »

Grands Prix de la commandite 2017 – Montréal en Histoires is the recipient of the Grand Prize in the arts and culture domain for its partnership with Molson Coors for the John Molson Walk.

Winner for Ulysse 2017 award in the category “Innovation”.

Finalist for NUMIX 2016 award in the category “Production culturelle – production muséale”.

Winner of the Grand Prize Boomerang 2016

Boomerang 2016 – Recipient of the surprise award for the artistic direction of Cité Mémoire.

Boomrang 2016 – Recipient of the award in the category: “non-commercial interactive environment”

Prix Coup d’Éclat! 2016 Recipient of the New Product or Original Activity Award- Tourist Attraction or Corporation

Grands Prix de la commandite 2016- Montréal en Histoires is the recipient of the Grand Prize in the arts and culture domain for its partnership with BMO Financial Group.

Communication Arts 2015 Design and Advertising Competition & Applied Arts Design Awards- Prize awarded to Paprika for the brand creation of Montréal en Histoires

The 2016 Canadian Tourisme Awards – Cité Mémoire is a finalist for the National Cultural Tourism Award presented by Parks Canada. The winner will be announced November 30th, 2016

Boomerang 2015 – Nomination pour le prix Créativité technologique

Prix Coup d’Éclat! 2015 Recipient of the New Product or Original Activity Award- Tourist Attraction or Corporation as well as a $ 25,000 grant from Quebecor Media following a vote by the guests at the gala.