Former Minister Marguerite Blais joins Octane Strategies

The Octane Strategies team is pleased to welcome Marguerite Blais into its ranks as Special Advisor – Seniors and Caregivers, a role that will combine her sense of commitment and her communications expertise.

According to Daniel Charron, Managing Partner of Octane Strategies, “The arrival of Marguerite Blais in our team bolsters our motivation to offer our clients a range of complementary, in-depth expert services. With her expertise, we will be in a position to provide institutions, businesses and associations concerned about seniors with the most appropriate advice and strategies according to their objectives. We’re delighted to have her on our team.”

Marguerite Blais adds, “I begin this new phase of my career with the same enthusiasm that I bring to everything I undertake. I dedicate my energy to the service of organizations that share my values and will benefit from my expertise to carry out their projects. It’s even more motivating to do so as a member of the dynamic and professional Octane Strategies team.”

About Marguerite Blais

Marguerite Blais has made a mark in all of her careers—communicator, philanthropist, minister, teacher and author—thanks to her ability to motivate those around her and drive her projects to success. Her unusual career has led her to share her extensive expertise by advising organizations on their communications strategies and facilitating public consultations or private meetings. While devoting part of her professional energy to the cause of seniors and caregivers, she continues her commitment to the deaf community, such as by creating the scholarship that bears her name to support deaf students.

Holder of a PhD in communication and recipient of several awards for her social involvement, Marguerite Blais created the Montreal Mayor’s Foundation for Youth and chaired the Conseil de la famille et de l’enfance before getting into politics. Member of the National Assembly for Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne from 2007 to 2015, she served as Minister responsible for Seniors from 2007 to 2012 and Vice-Chair of the Commission des relations avec les citoyens from 2014 to 2015.