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Air Liquide and its employees in Canada raise over $50,000 to fight against diseases

M. Bertrand Masselot, président et chef de la direction (Air Liquide au Canada) et de Mme Johanne Giguère, directrice générale de PartenaireSanté-Québec, à l'occasion de la cérémonie de remise du chèque

As a result of a nationwide fundraising campaign conducted in October by Air Liquide in Canada, its subsidiary VitalAire Canada and their employees, $50,640 was donated to HealthPartners, on November 13.

HealthPartners is an organization that links workplace donors with 16 health organizations. The money raised will be used to fund customized programs and services to improve the quality of life for people with chronic and serious illnesses, prevent diseases, and research to find treatments.

At the cheque presentation ceremony, Bertrand Masselot, President and CEO of Air Liquide in Canada acknowledged and saluted the generosity of Air Liquide and VitalAire employees who, thanks to their sensitivity and commitment, raised such a significant amount of money.

This campaign demonstrates the commitment of Air Liquide and its employees to our community. Through this donation, we are proud to make a direct contribution to the wellbeing of Canadians living with illnesses on a daily basis“, said Mr. Masselot.

About Air Liquide in Canada
Created in 1911, Air Liquide in Canada has a team of more than 2,500 employees working to serve more than 200,000 customers and patients across Canada. In all of the country’s key industrial regions from coast to coast, Air Liquide offers innovative solutions — gas, equipment and services — in a wide variety of sectors: aeronautics, automotive, agri-food industries, chemical, metallurgy, metal fabrication, mining, oil and gas and healthcare.

About VitalAire Canada
The Air Liquide Healthcare company in Canada, VitalAire provides Healthcare Services, Home Healthcare and Hospital Products and Services across Canada. With 1,000 employees in over 100 clinics, VitalAire helps Canadians breathe better for more than 40 years. A leader in Home Oxygen Services and Sleep Apnea Treatment, VitalAire is recognized for its compendial grade medical gas delivery innovations. It also is one of Canada’s only full scope medical gas solution providers specializing in the design, installation and maintenance of medical gas pipelines.

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