Sherbrooke, December 2, 2016 – Bishop’s University is pleased to announce that Quebecor has made a $100,000 donation to support the Bishop’s University Singers Choir.

Spread over three years, this gift will help fund the choir and provide financial support to its musicians. Some of the money will be directed to marketing and promotion of the choir.

“This gift is a huge boost for our choir and our musicians,” said Fannie Gaudette, Director of the Bishop’s University Singers Choir. “It will go a long way to sustain our activities and improve the overall financial health of the choir. We are very grateful to Quebecor for this fantastic investment in our choir.”

‘‘As an engaged company, Quebecor firmly believes in the importance of forging enriching and long-lasting relationships. We are proud to support the Bishop’s University Singers Choir, which brings people together from all walks of life with one common passion : music,’’ said Pierre Dion, President and CEO of Quebecor.

About Bishop’s University

Bishop’s University, which was founded in 1843, is a predominantly residential, undergraduate university in Sherbrooke, Quebec. It provides a high quality education in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, business, and education. Its small size (2,300 full time students) allows students to develop close relationships with their professors and each other.

About Quebecor

Quebecor, a Canadian leader in telecommunications, news media, entertainment and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Driven by their determination to deliver the best possible customer experience, all of Quebecor’s subsidiaries and brands are differentiated by their high-quality, multiplatform, convergent products and services. Quebecor (TSX: QBR.A, QBR.B) is headquartered in Québec. It holds a 81.07% interest in Quebecor Media, which employs close to 11,000 people in Canada. A family business founded in 1950, Quebecor is strongly committed to the community. Every year, it actively supports people working with more than 400 organizations in the vital fields of culture, health, education, the environment and entrepreneurship.

For additional information:

Chantal Sneath
Communications Officer
Bishop’s University
819-822-9600, ext. 2840