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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.

Quebec's econonomic and financial profile
Québec’s economic and financial profile (PDF, 572 KB)

Québec and the United States: Prospering together

Bilateral trade

Bilateral Trade

$66 billion

Québec is the
United States’ 10th 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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Culture : The Québec Government Office in Chicago Continues to Grow Québec’s Performing Arts Presence at the 2019 Arts Midwest... September 18, 2019 The Québec Government Office in Chicago (DQC) recently attended the 2019 Arts Midwest Conference in Minneapolis, MN. For over three decades now, the Conference has allowed thousands of artists, managers, and agents; performing arts presenters/venues; and arts administrators from throughout the...
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June, the month for the protection of water in the Midwest July 2, 2019 June was an important month for the protection of water in the Midwest and the provinces near the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. At the 19th Annual Conference of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, several proposals were made and adopted in Action Plan...
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Festivities and celebration for Pride Month! July 2, 2019 The Pride Month 2019 edition began in Boystown! On June 22 and 23, Kerith W. Iverson and Martin Dionne from the Québec Offices in Chicago (DQC) joined Pride Montreal for the 19th Pride Fest in Chicago. They were accompanied by more than 100,000 people to celebrate LGBTQ + life, culture and community...
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Music: L'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal at Chicago Symphony Center October 15, 2019  to  October 15, 2019 | Arts and Culture This fall, the Québec Government Office in Chicago invites to join us for Montréal’s premiere orchestras at the Chicago Symphony Center. On October 15, 2019, the Montréal Symphony Orchestra will devote an evening to great works by...
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Shows: Les Poules à Colin on tour in the Midwest ! June 19, 2019  to  June 23, 2019 | Arts and Culture ‘’ Dig up Québec’s deep, dark roots, add electrifying energy and beguiling modesty = mind-blowing trad-folk groove.’’ In other terms, this is the definition of Les Poules à Colin. A groovy trad-folk group. They are celebrating...
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Cinéma: Bad Seeds at UW-Milwaukee's Festival of Films in French February 22, 2019  to  February 24, 2019 | Arts and Culture The University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Annual Festival of Films in French turns 22 this year! And we are pleased to announce the continued programming of great Québec films! This year, the Festival is presenting Les Mauvaises...
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