Autobus Les Sillons has been working since the early 1970s in the transport sector, mainly in school transportation on the Iles de la Madeleine archipelago. It was officially, in 1992, that Mr. Nicolas Cormier bought all the company`s shares and over the years chose his two sons as partners in order to ensure the succession and the expansion of the services. In 1996, the company obtains the contract of agent in mechanical inspection on behalf of the Société de l`Assurance Automobile du Québec for the district of Iles de la Madeleine. A contract it still holds to this day.

In 1998, a general mechanical service for heavy vehicles was added to the service offering and in 2002, the company broadened its scope by offering a service of guided tours on the archipelago with the acquisition of luxury buses, as well as commercial minibuses. After accumulating several major achievements over the years, Autobus Les Sillons has earned a reputation for excellence and remarkable reliability.

In 2010, the company acquired a first 55-passenger luxury coach in order to meet customer needs and thus solidify its position as a leader in bus transport in the Magdalen Islands region.

Joël Cormier

His work as a bus driver at Autobus Les Sillons Inc. began in March 1991. His desire to acquire the company materialized in 1992 when he bought all of the shares with his father, Mr. Nicolas Cormier. He went through all the departments of the company and completed all the stages leading him to the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2012. In 2014, he became President of the company, a position he still holds today.

Jeannot Cormier

Vice-President & General Manager
In order to join the ranks of the family business. Mr. Cormier obtained, in 1999, a DEP in heavy road vehicle mechanics. Having worked in turn as a bus driver, a mechanic,a garage foreman,a parts manager and an assistant manager , he now acts as vice-president and general manager. For more than 20 years, he has devoted himself to the proper functioning and development of the company.

Damien Déraspe

Director of operations
in 1994¸ Mr. Déraspe began studying tourism at the Mérici College in Québec City. His prior experiences in the Royal Canadian Navy have enabled him to visit several countries around the world. Also, rich in experience as a bus driver-guide and a dispatcher at Autocar Dupont, he joined the team of Autobus Les Sillons in 2002 as a driver-guide. Simultaneously, from 2005 to 2009, he worked for Intercruises Canada and Destinations North America in order to further develop his skills. He is now in charge of the tourism operations of the company.

Stéphane Harvey

Director of school transport
Holder of a professional truck driver`s diploma, Mr. Harvey has been active in school transportation for almost 30 years. Owner of a family business for more than 20 years, he combines the tasks of manager and school bus driver. Since joining the Autobus Les Sillons team in 2018, as Director of School Transportation, he continues to work as a bus driver while managing the team of around fifteen people assigned to school transportation as well as all related operations to this sector of activity.

Mathieu Molaison

Chief mechanic
His work at Autobus Les Sillons allows him to realize his plan to come back to live in the Magdalen Islands with his family in 2017. Working in the field of automobile mechanics since he was very young and having acquired several years of experience as well as various trainings, he is now progressing as a Foreman Mechanic within the company.

Marilyn Boudreau

As far back as I can remember I have always wanted to work in the administrative field, when I was a child, I would ask my mother to take me to work with her. In 2011, I completed my DEC in accounting and management at the Iles de la Madeleine campus subsequently, I accumulated my experience in various fields such as hotels, hardware, construction and disaster cleaning. In April 2021 I needed a change and the job offer at Autobus les Sillons was timely, this company allows me to do the job that I love.
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