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Pierre Marcoux is awarded Ambassador title by the Universite de Sherbrooke

April 25, 2013

MONTREAL, April 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – TC Media is pleased to announce
that Pierre Marcoux, Senior Vice President, Business Information
Solutions and Education at TC Media, will be awarded the title of
Ambassador of the Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Theology and
Religious Studies. This evening, the university’s Foundation will hold
its recognition gala to honour the Ambassadors named in 2013.

Mr. Marcoux is being recognized for his contribution, through his
activities and community engagement, to enhancing the university’s
reach. Before leaving for Toronto three years ago, Mr. Marcoux had been
involved for several years with the organization Le Boulot vers…, whose mission is to help reintegrate troubled youth aged 16 to 25 into
society and the workplace. He has also been active with Centraide / United Way Canada for a number of years, as has TC Transcontinental, supporting the
organization in its mission to create a better society by improving
quality of life and building community.

“I am honoured to join the Université de Sherbrooke Ambassadors,” said
Pierre Marcoux. “I greatly enjoyed the years I spent studying there and
am glad to represent this peerless institution in my work and my

Having received his bachelor’s degree in Theology and Communications
from the Université de Sherbrooke, Pierre Marcoux also holds a Master’s
Degree in Journalism, Media, Management from Northwestern University in
the United States.

About the Alumni Recognition Gala (Gala du rayonnement)
The Alumni Recognition Gala is an expression of the Université de
Sherbrooke’s pride in its alumni, particularly those who will inspire
future generations on the path to excellence. The event is also an
opportunity to pay tribute to leading figures in society who care about
the University’s development and who, through their professional
activities and networks, unfailingly support their alma mater. Since 1995, the Université de Sherbrooke has awarded the title of
Ambassador to 199 exceptional individuals and four organizations. The
200-odd members of this select club inspire the whole university and
contribute to the enhancement of its reputation around the globe. 

About TC Media
Canada’s leading provider of media and marketing activation solutions,
employing about 4,000 people, TC Media reaches 24 million consumers in
Canada through its integrated multiplatform offering that includes
print and digital media, the production of magazines, newspapers, books
and custom content, mass and personalized marketing, interactive and
mobile applications, TV production and door-to-door distribution.

TC Media is a brand of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B,
TCL.PR.D), which has about 9,500 employees in Canada and the United
States, and reported revenues of C$2.1 billion in 2012. Website www.tc.tc.

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