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The Québec Government Office in Chicago represents the Québec government in 12 states across the Midwest. This mandate involves working on a wide range of commercial, economic, political, environmental, and cultural matters of interest to Québec and this region of the United States.

Québec and the United States: Prospering together

Bilateral trade

Bilateral Trade

$66 billion

Québec is the
United States’ 10th largest trading partner



$3.4 billion

Spent each year by
Quebeckers traveling to the U. S.


Québec Presence
in the U. S

More than 12 000 Québec
companies do business
in the United States

Job Creation

Job Creation

255k jobs

Over 250 000 Americans
work for Québec-owned businesses
in the United States

Covered territories

South Dakota, North Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.


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Martine Hébert on USMCA at SelectChicago's Virtual Conference September 23, 2020 Our head of office, Martine Hébert joined colleagues at the SelectChicago FDI Virtual Conference on how our office is helping Quebec companies export and invest in the Midwest, and more precisely in Chicagoland, within the context of the new USMCA. Thank you to our colleague Karla Ruth Orozco...
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Québec's Strong Presence at NASCO in Columbus, OH September 30, 2019 Since 2007, Québec has been a member of the North American Strategy for Competiveness (NASCO) which promotes the competitiveness of the North American economies and commerce. This grass-roots organization comprises of a tri-national membership that primarily focuses on the collaboration of freight,...
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Bonne continuation, Leslie! June 23, 2020 After nearly four years of service with the Québec Government Office in Chicago, business development officer, Leslie Westfall, will be leaving us at the end of the month (June 2020) to start a new and exciting adventure in Paris, France.
Québec Artists at Arts Midwest 2020! October 6, 2020  to  October 9, 2020 | Arts and Culture This year, Arts Midwest has combined forces with Western Arts Alliance to present a completely virtual experience to present the 2020 Conference October 6 - 9, 2020! Find these agents who represent Québec artists from all disciplines at the conference this year: Latitude 45 Arts Cusson Management Agence Station Bleue...
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Francophonie: Slam Poetry Performance with Mathieu Lippé and Marc Kelly Smith March 3, 2020  to  March 3, 2020 | Francophonie Join Mathieu Lippé and Marc Kelly Smith for an evening dedicated to slam poetry, spoken word, and the accents that carry them. This Slam Poetry Performance will be presented in French and English by two modern-day poetry giants...
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Circus: Cirque Éloize on tour with Hotel in Illinois and Wisconsin March 5, 2020  to  March 7, 2020 | Arts and Culture In the awakening of spring, indulge in the world of fantasy and illusion provided by the Cirque Éloize in their new show, Hotel. The Montréal-based circus is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an avant-garde journey through the...
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