On October 18, 2007, Celine Dion met with Bernard Hébert, the music teacher at Polyvalente Nicolas-Gatineau High School in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.
Bernard and his wife flown to Las Vegas, USA to met with Celine Dion, who was the artist sponsor of the year´s Award. On behalf of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), Executive Director of MusiCan, Srinka Wallia announced that Bernard Hébert is the recipient of the year´s MusiCan Teacher of the Year Award. Celine, who bestowed the Teacher of the Year honours on Monsieur Hébert.
"I am delighted to present this prestigeous award to Mr Hébert", commented Celine. "His dedication and contribution to enrich his students' lives with music, is making our world a much better place". Celine met with Hébert at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where Celine was performing with the show "A New Day...".