To stimulate discussion on one of the most important issues of our democracy, the Québec Lobbyists Commissioner proposes a study topic each year for Québec universities. The question asked in 2011 was "What can public decision-makers and lobbyists do to sustainably build public trust?" Two authors stood out:
You can read the prize-winning essaysand the press release about the essay contest.
- Charles Carrier-Plante, Bachelor’s degree student in Sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal, First Prize;
- Stéfanie Lévesque, Bachelor’s degree student in International Studies and Modern Languages at the Université Laval, Second Prize.