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Quotes and Honours

2008

Québec Regional Tourism Awards – Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Tourism winner under the category ‘Tourist Attractions 100,000 visitors and over’

Saint-Félicien Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Chambre de commerce et d’Industrie de Saint-Félicien inc) Gala winner under the category ‘Business of the Year’

Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZAC) winner under the category‘Major Accomplishment Achieved in a Zoological institution’ for the Japanese Macaque habitat

2007

Québec Regional Tourism Awards – Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Tourism winner under the category ‘International Marketing Program’

2006

SATQ (Société des attractions touristiques du Québec) ‘Coup d’Éclat’ award winner under the category ‘Promotional brochures and flyers – budget of $500,000 and over’

SATQ (Société des attractions touristiques du Québec) ‘Coup d’Éclat’ award winner under the category ‘Promotional Poster’

Quebec Camping Association winner of Excellence 2006/Consultant favourite for the Boreal Summer Camp

Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZAC) Winner under the category ‘Coup de Chapeau’, acknowledgement prized awarded by the members for the Boreal Summer Camp and for the pilot project Walking Adventure in the Land of the Caribou

Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZAC) Mr. Danny Gagnon, winner of the ‘Merit Certificate’, awarded to an employee for his extraordinary contribution to the profession of Zoological Gardens and Aquariums

2005

Quebec Regional Tourism Awards – Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Tourism Bronze Regional Laureate under the category ‘Tourist Attraction of the Year’

2004-2005

Saint-Félicien Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Chambre de commerce et d’Industrie de Saint-Félicien inc) Gala winner under the category ‘consistency and liveliness’

2001

Québec Regional Tourism Awards – Saquenay-Lac-St-Jean Tourism Mr. Martin Laforge, General Director, winner of the ‘Prix François Larochelle’ under the category ‘Touristic Personality’

‘Revue Commerce’ January Edition Mr. Martin Laforge, General Director, recognized as one of the twelve Apostles of Quebec Tourism.

2000

Québec Regional Tourism Awards – Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Tourism winner under the category ‘Tourist Attractions 100,000 visitors and over’

Saguenay Historical Society Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean celebration (Société historique du Saguenay lors de la Fête Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean) during the Pyramid inauguration at ‘La Baie’ Honorary Member of the ‘Ordre des Vingt-et-un’

1999

Québec Regional Tourism Awards – Gold National Laureate of the award ‘Sustainable and Responsible Tourism’

Québec Regional Tourism Awards – winner under the category ‘Sustainable and Responsible Tourism’

1997

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Winner under the category ‘Touristic Promotion’
Unified Campain of the Zoological Society of Saint-Félicien and the Great Shows of the La Baie City (Société zoologique de Saint-Félicien et Les Grands Spectacles de la Ville de La Baie)

1996-1997

Saint-Félicien Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Chambre de commerce et d’Industrie de Saint-Félicien inc) Gala winner under the category ‘Regional, National and International Radiance’

1996

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Winner under the category ‘Touristic Promotion’

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Winner under the category ‘Touristic Innovation’

1995

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
National finalists under the category ‘Touristic Promotion’

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Winner under the category ‘Regional Touristic Promotion’

Regional Scientific Merit (Le Mérite scientifique régional (CLS)
Awarded the ‘Damase Potvin’ prize under the category ‘Popular Science’

1992

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Awarded the National Grand Prize under the category ‘Touristic Promotion’

1988 à 1992

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Awarded the Regional Grand Prize under the category ‘Touristic Promotion’

1998

Québec Regional Tourism Awards
Awarded the Regional Grand Prize winner under the category ‘Touristic Development’

Regional Scientific Merit (Le Mérite scientifique régional (CLS)
Awarded the ‘Damase Potvin’ honorable mention

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