This year, Lemay is celebrating 60 years of high-profile projects built on client, partner and employee collaboration.

Celebrate with us by attending one of our thematic conferences, or by discovering our traveling exhibit.

Several other activities are also in the works; check out our 60th programming to find out more!


Contest is closedThank you for your participation!

The competition was fierce for our Instagram photo contest! With close to 300 photos submitted, our judges had their work cut out for them.

  • Photo by
    Tour des Canadiens
    1st prize - $1,000 travel gift card

  • Photo by @cocoriquette

    Édifice Jacques-Parizeau – Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
    2nd prize - $500 travel gift card

Lemay60 photo contest winner

Look for the #lemay60 hashtag on Instagram to see all the photos that were submitted.

Contest rules

#lemay60 contest instagram



Rules of the Instagram photo contest

The Capture our 60 Years Contest (hereafter referred to as “the contest”) is organized by Lemay CO Inc. (hereafter “the organizer”).

How to participate

Participants must follow (subscribe to) the @lemayonline Instagram account and publish a photo of a project shown on the contest map (available at using the hashtag #lemay60.

If the participant’s Instagram account is private, he/she may submit a project photo to

The organizer will publish a gallery of the best contest photo submissions, with the name and/or handle of their submitters, on its Instagram account (@lemayonline).


The contest is open to all Quebec residents of 18 years of age or older, including amateur, semi-professional and professional photographers.

Employees of Lemay CO Inc., members of their immediate family (parents, siblings, children) and those living under the same roof as them, are not eligible to participate.

Contest duration

Photos must be published on Instagram or sent to between Friday, September 15, at 0:00 (EDT) and Thursday, November 30, at 11:59 pm (EST).


Copyright and photo credit

The participant grants the organizer the right to publish his/her submitted contest photos on the @lemayonline Instagram account and website at

The participant’s acceptance of the contest terms is mandatory and signifies the cession of user and reproduction rights, without charge and for an undetermined duration, allowing the organizer to reproduce, use and publish these photos in any manner, using any medium. Additionally, it signifies the participant’s guarantee that these photos are original and that he/she is the true author, or holds a licence broad enough to authorize the abovementioned use. The author’s name or Instagram handle must accompany all use of his/her photos by the organizer.

Photo evaluation

A jury of Lemay CO Inc. senior managers will select two finalist photos (from two different participants). The photos will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Originality of the approach (creativity, distinctive character, sensitivity, artistic value, etc.)
  • Technical quality of the shot (composition, framing, balance, fine-tuning, etc.)

Winners will be informed by Instagram message or by email, as per the means of participation, during the week of December 10, 2017. Their names and winning photos will be shared on the organizer’s social media and website.

Description of prize and conditions

The two winning participants, as selected by the jury, will receive a travel gift card, the winner’s valued at $1,000 and the runner-up’s at $500, redeemable at Laurier Du Vallon Travel and Discovery.

Gift cards are valid for an unlimited time and redeemable against any product or service sold by Laurier Du Vallon Travel and Discovery, at a branch or by telephone. They may not be used for online purchases or reservations. Gift cards are made out to the holder and may not be replaced if they are lost, stolen or destroyed. They are non-refundable. Any unused balance remains on the gift card and may be applied to future purchases.

Acceptance of prizes

In order to be declared a winner, the participant must be reachable by the organizer within five days of the message announcing his/her selection. If the selected participant is not reached within the prescribed timeframe, his/her participation will be disqualified and another participant selected. 

All prizes must be accepted as they are described in these rules and may not be substituted for another prize or exchanged in whole or in part for currency.  


The contest organizer reserves the right to disqualify any person or multiple submissions by a person participating in this contest, or trying to participate in a manner contradicting these rules or that is by nature inequitable towards other participants. All attempt to deliberately harm the organizer’s Instagram account or website, or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest, represents a violation of criminal and civil law. Should such an attempt be made, the organizer reserves the right to claim monetary damages from such a person, without prejudice to any other rights and legal remedies. This person may be reported to the appropriate authorities.


Any participant declared a winner of this contest who does not respect these eligibility conditions will be automatically disqualified and another selection will be made to select a winner. Any declared winner who does not respect these eligibility conditions must inform the organizer as soon as he/she is contacted.

Limited responsibility

By participating or attempting to participate in the present contest, every person absolves the organizer of all responsibility for any damages he/she may incur as a result of his/her participation or attempt to participate in the contest.

Organizer decisions

All decisions by the organizer or the organizer’s representatives in relation to the present contest are final and irrevocable, subject to any decision by the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec with respect to any matter within its jurisdiction.


Any litigation related to conducting or organizing the contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec for a decision. Any litigation related to the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.


This contest is subject to all applicable municipal, provincial and federal laws and regulations.  


Participants’ personal information gathered in the course of this contest is used exclusively for the administration of the contest and is subject to privacy protection laws and regulations. 

Should the organizer, for reasons outside of its control that are not related to the winners, be unable to award prizes as described in the rules, the organizer reserves the right to award prizes of the same nature and equivalent value, or the monetary value of the prizes.

Photo retouching is authorized without restriction.

No purchase required.

This contest is not managed or sponsored by Instagram.