Grand Marshall Roast & Toast Night

Saturday, March 2rd 2019

Grand Marshal

Jamie Orchard is the Grand Marshal of the 2019 parade.

A familiar face to many English-speaking Montrealers, Orchard is the senior anchor of Global Montreal’s evening newscast. Born in Brossard and now living in Montreal, she has been part of the Montreal news scene for more than two decades.

The Evening News with Jamie Orchard as anchor was named Best Newscast in Eastern Canada by the Radio/Television News Directors Association in 2007 and earned the award for best breaking news coverage in 2006.


She is a graduate of Concordia University’s journalism program, and has worked for CTV and CBC before joining Global.

Press Release

Some of our Past Grand Marshals

2018 – Andrew Carter
2017 – PJ Stock
2016 – Mr. Ted Bird
2015 – Mrs. Mutsumi Takahashi
2014 – Mr. Joey Elias
2013 – Mr. Randy Tieman
2012 – Mr. Terry DiMonte
2011 – The Honorable Mr. Larry Smith
2010 – Hudsons’ Mayor Elliot