Letter from the President
The CIC Montreal branch is an active and energetic organization that brings together Montrealers from the academic, business, media, diplomatic and political communities to discuss global events and issues related to Canada’s foreign policy. Our aim is to become the city’s bilingual hub for informative sessions on international affairs.

Montreal provides a particularly inspiring environment for the CIC. As the second largest city and media hub in Canada, Montreal is also the only city in Canada with UN offices. Montreal offers a unique blend of French and English, which gives the city a prolific connection to both the Commonwealth and La Francophonie, which is reflected in our diverse speakers program. With the second largest student population in North America after Boston, we are able to draw upon many speakers passing though Montreal.

I would like to welcome you to join the CIC Montreal Branch where you will have ample opportunity meet our other members and our distinguished guests in intimate settings. If you would like to get involved as a volunteer board member, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at montreal@thecic.org.
I look forward to seeing you at some of the exciting events that we have planned for 2016!


Arnav Manchanda
President, CIC Montreal Branch

Branch Executive

Arnav Manchanda

Immediate Past President
Kyle Matthews

Malcolm Olafson

Director of Strategic Outreach
Diana Thébaud Nicholson

Director of Programs
Jean-Francois Gagne

Social Media Coordinator
James Burman

Members at large
James Burman
Robert Cutler
John Buchanan
Marie Lamensch
Khalil Haddad
Francois Olivier Bouchard

Please check back for details on upcoming events.

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