Bell tops in Que. hearts

montreal: A recently published survey of public perception of corporate and institutional performance reveals Bell Canada is by far the most admired company by Quebecers, followed by Hydro-Quebec and Bombardier.The survey was conducted in late August among more than 1,000 respondents...

montreal: A recently published survey of public perception of corporate and institutional performance reveals Bell Canada is by far the most admired company by Quebecers, followed by Hydro-Quebec and Bombardier.

The survey was conducted in late August among more than 1,000 respondents by Revue Commerce, polling firm of Leger & Leger and National Public Relations.

In the study, 18.1% of respondents said Bell was the company most admired, followed by 8.8% who praised Hydro-Quebec, 8.6% for Bombardier, 3.9% for Pharmacie Jean Coutu, 3.2% for General Motors, and 2.9% for Desjardins.

Respondents said Bell ranked best in public relations and corporate image, followed by Hydro-Quebec and McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada. LRB