Social involvement

Social responsibility is a value with deep roots at CTMA. Many actions reflect the company's significant environmental, economic and social contribution to the Îles de la Madeleine community.

Donations and sponsorships: CTMA at the heart of the Îles de la Madeleine community

CTMA is proud to support many organizations in the Îles de la Madeleine. Every year, a significant number of donations and sponsorships demonstrate CTMA's social involvement.

We support young people

  • Fondation Cornélius Brotherton
  • Programme Alizé
  • École Polyvalente des Îles
  • Centre de formation de la CSI
  • Maison des jeunes l'Hav'nir
  • Maison des jeunes des Îles
  • Coupe Desjardins
  • Association du hockey mineur des Îles
  • Clubs Optimistes des Îles

We support health

  • Opération Enfant Soleil
  • Fondation Rêves d'enfants
  • Fondation Santé de l'Archipel
  • Association des personnes handicapées des Îles
  • Société canadienne du cancer (Le relais pour la vie)

We support culture, events and festivals

  • Arrimage – Corporation culturelle des Îles de la Madeleine
  • Association culturelle de Havre-Aubert
  • Corporation Au Vieux Treuil
  • Fondation du Musée de la mer
  • Le Bon Goût Frais des Îles de la Madeleine
  • Various Comités de Loisirs and the Regroupement des Loisirs in the Islands
  • Contes en Îles
  • Corporation des Châteaux de sable
  • Corporation de développement de l'Anse de L'Étang-du-Nord – symposium de peinture figurative
  • Corporation de développement de la Baie du Cap-Vert – Fête populaire

We support humanitarian assistance organizations

  • Îles de la Madeleine'Lions Club
  • Club Richelieu
  • Knights of Colombus

We have also supported many other causes over the years.



Environmental protection: tangible actions that make a difference

  • Total replacement of waste water systems aboard the CTMA Vacancier
  • Replacement of the oily water treatment system aboard the CTMA Vacancier and Madeleine
  • Total elimination of paper towels through installation of electric hand dryers aboard the CTMA Vacancier
  • Introduction of a waste sorting system aboard all ships
  • Elimination of plastic dinnerware with reusable crockery aboard the CTMA Traversier
  • Introduction of an electronic payroll system, saving almost 2,000 sheets of paper and envelopes every month
  • Major clean-up of all types of waste accumulated on a CTMA site over more than 50 years, recovering more than 500 tonnes of iron and other materials
  • Member of Green Alliance, the North American shipping industry's environmental program

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