In 1994, Jean Cormier endowed the Jack Webster Award for Business, Industry and Economics. Jean was one of the founders of the Jack Webster Foundation and subsequently, the first Chair of the Jack Webster Foundation. As President of Cormier Communicators, one of Vancouver's leading public relations firms, Jean had a strong interest in excellence in business reporting believing that the public is best served by business journalism which displays a high level of objectivity, thoroughness, accuracy and integrity.