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Quartier Libre quotes Éric Bédard in an article on funds raised by l’Université de Montréal

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“Les dons se maintiennent” by Johanna Sabys, Quartier Libre

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“The funds raised come mainly from graduates who convince their employers to donate to the university. 'Our donations are a continuation of graduates’ commitment to the Université, the opportunity to extend their sense of belonging and to sustain their emotional bond with their alma mater', explains Éric Bédard, Fasken Martineau's Managing Partner of the Québec Region. Since 1997, lawyers from his firm have been donating to the Université on a yearly basis, and the firm, which has many former students of the Université among its collaborators, does the same. 'It’s also a way to support the advancement of legal studies and to tell students that we’re here’, added the lawyer.”