Roger Landry is confirmed dead at the age of 86.
Roger was best known as a Canadian businessman and publisher (La Presse).
Roger Landry, co-creator of Youppi! and president of La Presse, dies at 86
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Former La Presse publisher Roger D. Landry dies at 86
Roger Landry, co-creator of Youppi! and president of La Presse, dies at 86
Roger Landry, co-creator of Youppi! and president of La Presse, dies at 86
Former La Presse publisher Roger D. Landry dies at 86, via @mtlgazette
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RT @mtlgazette: Former La Presse publisher Roger D. Landry dies at 86
Former La Presse publisher Roger D. Landry dies at 86
@nflcommish Haven't watched an NFL game since you socialists took over..but never complained.Loved the game tried…
Samuel traded in his 2016 CX-5 for a 2019! Thank you for choosing Roger Beasley Mazda Central for a second time! --…
Jordan taking home his 2019 CX-5 in Machine Gray! Thank you for choosing Roger Beasley Mazda Central! -- Landry Nee…
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Elisabeth taking delivery of her Eternal Blue Cx-5! Thank you for choosing Roger Beasley Mazda Central! -- Landry N…
Last week on ECHOES. Father Roger Landry: Celebrating joyfully the First Sunday of the Word of God…
Christy and Frank taking delivery of their 2020 CX-9 Grand Touring! Thank you for choosing Roger Beasley Mazda Cent…
Happy birthday to Canadian writer and newspaper publisher Roger Landry (January 26,1934), author of the 2002 novel “Le Sans tache”.
Last week on ECHOES. Father Roger Landry: Celebrating joyfully the First Sunday of the Word of God…
Roger Landry
Born (1934-01-26) January 26, 1934 (age 86)
Montreal, Quebec
Known forPresident and publisher of La Presse
AwardsOrder of Canada
Roger D. Landry, CC OQ (born January 26, 1934) is a Canadian businessman and the former president and publisher of La Presse.
Born in Montreal, he was educated in Montreal, Paris, and London. He started his career with Bell Canada working with the Quebec government and helped to design a mobile telephone network for the Sûreté du Québec. In 1965, he was named assistant director of public relations for Expo 67 and later was the director in charge of receiving heads of state and important visitors.
In 1970, he founded a public relations firm and later joined ITT-Rayonnier as vice-president of administration. In 1977, he became the Vice-President of Marketing and Public Affairs for the Montreal Expos and helped to create the mascot Youppi.
From 1980 to 2000, he was the president and publisher of the Montreal newspaper La Presse.
He published his first novel Le Sans tache in 2002.
Honours
In 1986, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
In 1989, he received the Grande médaille de Vermeil from Paris.
In 1990, he was promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada.
In 1996, he was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada.
In 1992, he was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec.
In 1995, he received Award of Merit by the B'nai B'rith Foundation
In 1998, he was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion d'honneur by the French government.
In 2002, he was elected president of the colonels and lieutenant colonels of the 34th and 35th Infantry Brigades of the Canadian Army.
He is an honorary Colonel in the Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal.
He received an honorary Doctor of Law honoris causa of McGill University.
He received a Doctor of Literature of the Université de Sherbrooke.
He received a Doctor of Administration of the Royal Military College of Canada.
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