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is a communications company based in Montreal
Montreal is a city in Canada. It is the largest city in the province of Quebec, the second-largest city in Canada and the seventh largest in North America...
Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....
Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, and northward into the Arctic Ocean...
. It was founded by Pierre Péladeau
Pierre Péladeau, was a French-Canadian businessman. He was the founder of Quebecor Inc., a Canadian media company centered in the province of Quebec.-Biography:...
, and remains run by his family. Quebecor Inc. owns 55% of Quebecor Media Inc. - the broadcasting, communications and publishing company which operates various subsidiaries:
Vidéotron GP is a Canadian integrated telecommunications company active in cable television, interactive multimedia development, video on demand, cable telephony, wireless communication and Internet access services. Currently, the company primarily serves Quebec, as well as the francophone...
(cable television and internet service provider)
- Sun Media (newspapers)
- Osprey Media
Osprey Media was a Canadian newspaper regional chain that published 20 daily newspapers, 34 non-daily newspapers, and a number of shopping guides and magazines in the Canadian province of Ontario...
TVA is a privately owned French language television network in Canada. The network is currently owned by Groupe TVA Inc. , a publicly traded subsidiary of Quebecor Media...
(terrestrial television network)
Canadian Online Explorer is a bilingual online news and information site from Canada.A subsidiary of Quebecor Media, Canoe.ca is a leading local and national interactive media provider of news, entertainment and services, helping to inform and connect Canadians...
(internet websites including Canoe.ca/Canoe.com portal and Archambault.ca)
Archambault, a Quebecor Media company, is the largest music retailer in the province of Quebec, Canada, as well as a major retailer of books, DVDs, periodicals, musical instruments, sheet music, games, toys and gift ideas. Its e-commerce site, www.archambault.ca, is the largest French-language...
stores (books, music and video)
- Quebecor Media Book Group (book publishing companies)
- TVA Publishing Inc. (largest magazine publishing company in Quebec)
- Vidéotron Télécom (telecommunications)
- Le SuperClub Vidéotron
Le SuperClub Vidéotron Ltée, which includes the Jumbo Video and Microplay chains, is one of the largest video store chain operators in Canada, particularly in Quebec. It is owned by Quebecor Media Inc....
A DVD is an optical disc storage media format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than Compact Discs while having the same dimensions....
Blu-ray Disc is an optical disc storage medium designed to supersede the DVD format. The plastic disc is 120 mm in diameter and 1.2 mm thick, the same size as DVDs and CDs. Blu-ray Discs contain 25 GB per layer, with dual layer discs being the norm for feature-length video discs...
movie rental stores)
- Messageries ADP (Quebec's largest book distributor)
- Messageries Dynamique (Magazine distributor)
Current members of the board of directors
A board of directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization. Other names include board of governors, board of managers, board of regents, board of trustees, and board of visitors...
of Quebecor Inc. are: Françoise Bertrand
Françoise Bertrand is a business personality in Quebec. She has served as president and CEO of Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec since 2003.- Biography :...
, Jean La Couture, Jean-Marc Eustache, Pierre Laurin, Brian Mulroney
Martin Brian Mulroney, was the 18th Prime Minister of Canada from September 17, 1984, to June 25, 1993 and was leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada from 1983 to 1993. His tenure as Prime Minister was marked by the introduction of major economic reforms, such as the Canada-U.S...
Pierre Karl Péladeau
Pierre Karl Péladeau is President and CEO of Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and Sun Media Corporation. He was educated in Montreal and Paris. He holds a degree in philosophy from Université du Québec à Montréal and a law degree from Université de Montréal....
, Pierre Parent,