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
[email protected]


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.

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.

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.

Manager specializing in event planning, Audrey Paquette has had the opportunity to work for several major and international events such as the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Rogers Cup and the FORMULA 1 – Grand Prix du Canada.

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.

As a designer, screenwriter, advisor and producer, Benoit Beaudoin has contributed to the creation of a hundred applications and digital content. His productions have won several awards, including three Gemini awards in 2006, 2008 and 2013. Since 2008, he has been manager of the digital sector at TV5 Québec Canada. He and his team ensure the development and programming of web, mobile and connected TV platforms and the production of digital and educational content for the TV5 and Unis TV channels. From 2010 to 2013, he was president of the Digital Commission at the French-speaking television community.

A versatile public relations professional for more than 25 years, his expertise in strategic communication is used in the areas of corporate communication, communication during crises, public affairs and marketing. He is also recognized as a specialist in sports marketing and sponsorship.


MARTIN LAVIOLETTE, General Director & Founder

GEORGES FOURNIER, Administrative Director

MARIO LAVALLÉE,  Finance & Administration Manager

ANDRÉ SAVARD, International development Director 

MARTIN LANDRY, Historian & Projects Director

MARTIN BUNDOCK, Artistic Director

KARIANNE TURENNE, Operation Coordinator

CATHERINE THOUIN, Associate Executive Director

LUCI TREMBLAY, Strategy & development Director

MÉLISSA LAPORTE-PARENTEAU, Production Projects Manager

JEANNE RICHARD-D’AMOUR, Marketing & Sponsorship projects Manager

AUDREY SCHELLING, Communications Strategist

PIERRE BELLEROSE, Business development Director, Tourism & Metavers


MARTIN LANDRY – Historian and Responsible for the Educational Content

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

MARC LACASSE – Archivist


RENÉE ACHIM – Teacher and Educational Content Writer

ARIANE GIROUARD – History Teacher and Educational Content Writer

MÉDÉRIK SIOUI – Historian and Responsible for the Historical Content Related to the First Nations


NICOLAT THÉORET  -History Teacher


Prix Numix 2022, « entertainment » category for the Passé Date? podcast

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.