About us

  • 1930

    Ernest Hotte founded Ernest Hotte Inc. located at the corner of St-Clement street and Ontario street in Montreal.
  • The company specializes in the construction and repair of roofs for residential customers and general contractors. Among the projects, we will find hospitals, churches, schools and public buildings.
  • 1945

    The company moves to its current address, the 2150 St-Clement street in Montreal.
  • 1950

    Obtained it's first roofing maintenance contract in the industrial sector.
  • 1960

    George A. Hotte takes over from his father as president. He carries out a strategic realignment of the company and now works directly with the three levels of government, school boards and industries.
  • Ernest Hotte Inc. becomes a member of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association.
  • 1966

    Michel Hotte, 3rd generation, joins the company.
  • 1970

    Ernest Hotte Inc. becomes a member of the Master Roofers Association of Quebec (QMRA).
  • 1977

    Obtains the first contract for roofing maintenance of the CECM (now CSDM).
  • Michel Hotte becomes president.
  • 1986

    Michel Hotte has served as president of the Quebec Master Roofers Association (QMRA).
  • 1991

    Michel Poissant joins the company. He served as president of the technical committee in 1985 and president in 1989 for the Quebec Master Roofers Association (QMRA). It is also a co-author of the roofing manual of the QMRA.
  • 2004

    Michel Poissant is named president.
  • 2005

    Stéphane Poissant, son of Michel Poissant, joins the company as vice-president.
  • 2009

    Ernest Hotte Inc. receives an honorary plaque highlighting it's 50 years as part of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association.
  • Michel Poissant was elected to the executive committee of the Quebec Master Roofers Association (QMRA).
  • 2010

    Ernest Hotte Inc. receives an honorary plaque to mark 40 years of participation in the Quebec Master Roofers Association (QMRA).