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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Press Release / For immediatee release

Station Touristique Massif du Sud

Saint-Philemon, November 16th, 2022 – At the dawn of a promising winter season, it is with great enthusiasm that Station touristique Massif du Sud announces the arrival of a new shareholder and President, Pierre-Yves Charest. A growing developer-builder from the Quebec City area, Mr. Charest will become the main partner of the resort, in collaboration with Alain Contant, owner since 2005.


Development of a sustainable 4-season recreation and tourism destination.

Pierre-Yves Charest, president and CEO and founder of Contraste Immobilier and OÏKOS Construction, has completed several high and low density residential projects in the greater Quebec City and Lévis areas. A strong interest in recreation and tourism has motivated this new involvement, and the goal is to make the Station touristique Massif du Sud a renewed destination, while remaining true to its origins and local culture.

The former President and General Manager of Station touristique Massif du Sud, Alain Contant, will remain with the company as Chief Executive Officer to ensure continuity. He will participate in the development as an advisor to the new team.

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Quotes “I am very happy to merge my team with the Station touristique Massif du Sud existing team. We have the opportunity to add value and bring forward a site with incredible potential and make this recreational tourism destination in Chaudière-Appalaches even more a must for nature and outdoors enthusiasts to visit.” – Pierre-Yves Charest, President

Pierre-Yves Charest, président

“The experience of Pierre-Yves and his team will give new impetus to the four-season project of Station touristique Massif du Sud, in addition to supporting the passionate members of the management team already in place who have made the resort shine since my arrival in 2005 and who supported me during these years.”

Alain Contant, chef de la direction

Mr. Pierre-Yves Charest et Mr. Alain Contant

About Station touristique Massif du Sud

Located only an hour’s drive from Quebec City, the Massif du Sud Resort offers quality skiing with a quantity of snow that stands out in the Quebec market. The Massif du Sud tourist resort receives an average of 700 cm of snow annually, making it a powder paradise for winter sports enthusiasts.