Content tagged with "2018 Bromont World Equestrian Games"

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Bromont WEG Cancelled, FEI Reviews Alternatives

The FEI has announced that it is working on alternatives for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following mutual agreement between the FEI and Canadian Comité organisateur des Jeux Équestres Mondiaux 2018 (COJEM), the organising committee for the Games in…

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Federal MP Hosts Reception for Bromont WEG Amid Funding Concerns

In a well-timed show of support, the federal MP for the Brome-Missisquoi district, of which Bromont is a part, is hosting a reception for the organizing committee of the Bromont World Equestrian Games in Ottawa at the House of Commons…

Luc Fournier, the regional chief executive officer of the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™

2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™ Progress Report

Luc Fournier, the regional chief executive officer of the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™ (COJEM), met with the regional press on March 22nd to provide an update on the organizing committee’s activities less than two and half years before the…

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WEG Bromont to Leave Riding School Legacy

In the lead up to the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Bromont, Quebec, the decision to build a permanent indoor arena at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park has been hotly debated. At the January 7th meeting of the town…

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Alleged Bromont Corruption Under Investigation

UPDATE: We received a clarification from COJEM vice-president of communications Andrée Corriveau, who stated that in 2013 the minister of Education, Recreation and Sports under the Parti Québécois government, Marie Malavoy, signed a letter of support to WEG 2018 stipulating…

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Finally, Good News for Bromont WEG

Bromont WEG got the first good news in long time when they received approval for a 50-year lease of town property last week. Organizers already had a lease from the town, but the new lease will allow them to build…

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A Non-Canadian Course Designer for Bromont WEG?

Michel Vaillancourt announced on his Facebook page that he was not chosen as the course designer for the 2018 Bromont WEG. Vaillancourt, a level 4 course designer who was born in Quebec and earned the individual silver medal at the…

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Bromont WEG Announces New CEO

The Board of directors of the 2018 World Equestrian Games announces the appointment of its new chief executive officer, Mr. Luc Fournier, taking over from Paul Côté, who has accepted a new challenge. “Three years before the Games, his talent…

More Problems for Bromont WEG 2018

Problematic from the start, the groups involved with bringing the 2018 Bromont WEG to fruition continue to struggle with organizing the behemoth event. At the end of August they lost their long-standing leader, Paul Côté, who had been chair of…

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Bromont WEG Loses CEO

As previously reported, Paul Côté has resigned from his position as executive director of the WEG 2018 Organizing Committee (COJEM 2018). His appointment as head of Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) in Montreal was announced last week. Cote was chair…

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