Major sponsor of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Rio Tinto offers a wide variety of activities to families and participants

31 May 2017

Rio Tinto is putting forward a new program, an innovative and sensorial activity in addition to its support to family activities at the Festival International de Jazz as the co-presenting sponsor of the event.

Josée Girard, Vice President of human resources for Rio Tinto said: "We are delighted with the success of this festival and are pleased to see families and the community benefiting from it." She also stated: "This year we are presenting a new program that will entertain the participants in addition to offering once again the Club Famille Rio Tinto, the Parc musical Rio Tinto and the Petite École du Jazz Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto is proud to be present in the community by providing programs and activities for families at the festival."

By co-presenting the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal until 2020, Rio Tinto supports the free outdoor programming and all the family activities, making the event accessible to all.

Rio Tinto - Invested in Canada

With more than 15,000 employees working at over 35 sites and operations, Rio Tinto is the largest mining and metals business operating in Canada. Rio Tinto’s extensive operations in Canada include mining and manufacturing interests in alumina, iron ore, diamonds and titanium dioxide, as well as exploration activities, research and development centres, port and rail facilities, and hydroelectric facilities in the provinces of Quebec and British Columbia that supply leading-edge aluminium smelting operations that produce the world’s most responsible aluminium with the lowest carbon footprint. In addition, Montreal is home to the global headquarters for Rio Tinto’s Aluminum business.