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David Heurtel | Environmental, Energy and Climate Change Counsel

David Heurtel

Counsel Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1994
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal
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Overview

David Heurtel is Counsel at Fasken. He advises clients on a wide range of issues including Government and Public Relations, Environment, Energy, and Climate Change, ESG and Immigration.

He was a member of the Quebec National Assembly representing the provincial riding of Viau from 2013 to 2018, serving in Quebec’s Liberal government in major roles, as Minister for Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change from 2014 to 2017 and as Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness from 2017 to 2018.

Before entering politics, David was CEO of Montreal’s Olympic Park from 2011 to 2013. He is Adjunct Professor at Concordia University in the Masters in Public Policy and Public Administration program and a Political Analyst for CTV News Montreal, CBC News Network’s Power & Politics, and CJAD 800 AM Montreal.

He serves on several boards most notably as Chair of the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec - RSEQ and of l'École de la Relève.

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education

Education

  • Course, Executive Education - Project Management & Organizational Performance UQAM - School of Management
  • Course, Executive Education - Strategic Communication Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
  • Course, Executive Education - Sales & Marketing HEC Montreal
  • LLB Université de Montréal

Community involvement

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Écotech Québec, Québec Cleantech Cluster
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Inlandsis Fund
  • Political Analyst, CBC News Network's Power & Politics, CJAD 800, CTV News Montreal
  • Chair of the Board of Directors, Québec Cinéma (2013)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Château Dufresne (2012-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Organizational Body for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary (2012-2013)
  • Vice-chair for socio-economic affairs, Chambre de commerce de l’Est de Montréal (2012-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Excellence sportive de l'île de Montréal (2012-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, CyberCap (2012-2013)
  • Member of the Comité de développement de l’Est de Montréal (2012-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Tourisme Montréal (2011-2013)
  • Member of the Industry Advisory Committee, Association québécoise de l'industrie touristique (2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Quartier des spectacles (2010-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Canadian Festivals Coalition (2010-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Collectif des festivals Montréalais (2010-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Regroupement des événements majeurs internationaux (2009-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Corporation de développement urbain du Faubourg St-Laurent (2009-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Marketing Communications Executives International (2008)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences - Emmys (2003-2004)

Knowledge

Fasken Institute

News

Speaking Engagements

Co-Speaker QC - La question environnementale en situation de bail commercial Colloque Bail commercial, 4th edition, Édition Yvon Blais location location Québec
Co-Speaker La question environnementale en situation de bail commercial Colloque Bail commercial, 4th edition, Édition Yvon Blais location location Montréal
Speaker Êtes-vous prêts pour la guerre des talents? 11e Symposium - Fasken location location Montréal, QC, Canada Palais des congrès de Montréal

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