Ever since it was founded, the firm is fully engaged in its community, with both the firm and its members being integral parts of it. We genuinely believe that it is our duty to give back to our community who, day after day, chooses to trust us. In addition to donations made to several charities, we have in fact, for the last 15 years, supported several charities and causes that are dear to our heart through our concrete involvement. Here are a few of them.
Chamber of commerce
The firm has been well involved with Gatineau’s Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Several firm members have been members of the Chamber and regularly take part in the Chamber’s networking events. Furthermore, the firm has been placed among Excelor Awards finalists on (3) three occasions, for Female entrepreneurship award, won by our firm, the SME of the year award and the Innovation and noteworthy project award.
From 2016 to 2019, strengthened by her years of business experience, Mrs Décarie was named Mentor in the Gatineau Chamber of Commerce’s Mentoring program.
In 2019, Mrs Décarie is named as part of the Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious group to help propel businesses, Les Entremetteurs.
In 2020, Mrs. Décarie is selected as an administrator of Gatineau’s Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. The firm having since its founding been a partner of the Le Pouvoir du succès event, aiming to celebrate female excellence, Mrs Décarie then becomes President of the Female entrepreneurship committee, the event’s bearer.
In 2017, the firm signed a 3-year collaboration agreement with Leucan Outaouais for the firm to act as the official representative for the Défi des chefs Leucan Outaouais, a prestigious large scale event that gathered $380,000 for this charity and allowed it to be selected as a finalist for Gatineau’s Chamber of Commerce’s Innovation – noteworthy project Excelor Award.
Starting in 2006, Décarie Lawyers gets involved in the BNI association and starts the BNI –PARTENAIRES EN AFFAIRES chapter in 2006. The firm adopts the organizations’ motto “Give and receive”
Later, the firm will also become the founder of the BNI-AU COEUR DE MON ÉQUIPE at the heart of the team chapter and is a member of BNI-WESTERN QUEBEC. Mrs Décarie furthermore serves as Chair of the BNI – PARTENAIRES EN AFFAIRES from 2009 to 2013 and remains a member of this chapter until 2020.
Since 2017, the firm is a member of GROUPE RÉSO, GR international and is a corporate member since 2020.
Réseau des femmes d’affaires du Québec de 2013 à 2019.
Réseau des mères en affaires de 2018 à 2019
Regroupement des gens d’affaires de 2013 à 2018
Conseils d’administrations et comités
- Barreau de l’Outaouais, since 2006.
- Association de la construction du Québec since 2014.
- AGAP du Vieux-Gatineau since 2016.
- Administrator for the Jardins du souvenir 2016-2017.
- Centre des Jeunes dirigeants du Québec since 2017.
- Ms. Sabourin is an administrator for the Caisse Desjardins de la Petite-Nation since 2018.
- The firm is an official partner of Université du Québec en Outaouais’ Competition Committee since 2019.
- Coopérative funéraire de l’Outaouais since 2019.
- Young Bar Association of the Outaouais since 2019.
- AFIO Accompagnement des femmes immigrantes de l’Outaouais since 2020.
- CAAP-Outaouais’ (Centre d’assistance et d’accompagnement aux plaintes de l’Outaouais) board of directors since 2020.