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STO employees honoured by CUTA and ATUQ

M. Fernand Richard

Fernand Richard, Performance Quality Supervisor, received the national Distinguished Service Award recognizing employees given out by the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA).

The Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) gave the STO an award in recognition of the exceptional achievement of Nadine Astresses, Chief of Development and Acquisitions in Information Technology, and Robert Lapointe, Chief of Operations, for their work on the project involving a vehicle workstation for inspectors.

Clean Air Day Award

The Conseil régional de l’environnement et du développement durable de l’Outaouais (CREDDO) presented the Clean Air Day Award to the STO for its outstanding contribution to promoting clean air through implementation of the FIDÉLITÉ Program.


Info Plus recognized by the 2006 Grands Prix du génie-conseil

The Association of Consulting Engineers of Quebec presented Roche Ltd, Consulting Group and the STO with a Léonard trophy in the telecommunications and new technologies category for the Info Plus system.

Info Plus receives another honour: AQTR gives the STO a national award

The Association québécoise du transport et des routes (AQTR) presented the STO and Roche Ltd, Consulting Group with an award of excellence in the technology innovation category for implementation of the Info Plus variable message system.

The STO Receives the Ovation Award from Outaouais Tourism

The STO was recognized by Outaouais Tourism as the public tourism company of the year at the 21st gala of the Grands Prix du tourisme de l’Outaouais.


SITO honours the STO

The STO received a plaque of recognition from Service Intégration Travail Outaouais (SITO) recognizing its commitment and contribution when it comes to hiring immigrant workers and helping them enter the labour force.

The STO receives an award from AQTR

The STO received AQTR’s 2005 public transit award in the technology innovation category for the arrangements introduced along Alexandre-Taché in the Hull sector.

Bus driver recognized by CUTA

CUTA presented bus driver Richard Beausoleil with a national Employee Excellence Award.


Innovation Award from CUTA

CUTA presented the STO with a national Innovation Award highlighting the excellence of its FIDÉLITÉ Program.

STO General Manager named person of the month for February

The Outaouais chamber of commerce and industry (CCIO) named Georges O. Gratton, General Manager of the STO, the person of the month for February 2003.


General Manager named public sector executive of the year by RGA

Georges O. Gratton, General Manager of the STO, was the recipient of the Executive of the Year – Public Sector award at the annual Gala du Regroupement des Gens d’Affaires (RGA) de la Capitale nationale.

Mérite du français award from the OQLF

The STO received a Mérite du français award in the language of commerce and business category given out by Quebec’s Office de la langue française. The STO received this national distinction for the quality of the French in communications related to implementation of the contactless smart card on its bus system.


Excelor Award

The Outaouais chambre of commerce and industry honoured the STO with the Distinction d’Excellence des Institutions award for 2001.

The STO featured in the Vedette des bons coups en français

Recognized for the quality of the French in public communications related to implementation of the smart card, the STO was featured in an infomercial organized by the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) published in seven daily papers across Quebec.


Orange award granted by Transport 2000

Transport 2000 Quebec recognized the STO’s various achievements by giving it the Orange award in January 2000. This award recognizes the excellent services offered by the STO and the competence of its human resources.

Mérite de la pomme d’or awarded by the City of Hull

This recognition highlights the STO’s involvement in the community. The award was handed out at a softball tournament organized by employees to help the Bébé-bonheur organization.


Canada’s Transit System of the Year

The STO received a national award as Canada’s Transit System of the Year, handed out by CUTA. This award is the highest honour that can be bestowed in the Canadian urban transit industry.


Finalist for the Prix d’excellence

The STO was a finalist for the 1997 Prix d’excellence granted by the Outaouais chamber of commerce and industry.


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