Michel Lafontaine

Michel Lafontaine

Project Director

Michel Lafontaine is Mine Arnaud's Director of Finance and Administration since September 2012. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in 1981 and is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (CPA).

During his career, he has held positions as controller and administrative and financial manager in various manufacturing organizations in Québec, and has also taken part in many company start-ups.

Through his professional experience, he has developed a solid expertise in the analysis of financial results, budget preparation and monitoring, and treasury planning and monitoring. His daily tasks include implementing internal control processes and managing human resources.

Michel Lafontaine

Emilie Paquet


Prior to joining Mine Arnaud’s team, Émilie Paquet was the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Sept-Îles. Ms. Paquet has extensive experience in communications and public affairs. She also worked as Communications Coordinator at Côte-Nord Tourism and as Director of Information for the Journal le Nord-Est. A graduate in communication from Université du Québec, Montreal, Ms. Paquet brings to Mine Arnaud her valuable network of contacts as well as her knowledge of Sept-Île.

Additionally, she is very involved with various organizations such as the Club Optimiste, the Chamber of Commerce Sept-Îles and the Fondation régionale Hôpital Sept-Îles.