The Québec Government Office in Los Angeles promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: business, investment, government institutions, education, culture and public affairs. Inaugurated in 1970, the Office serves the Western America, which includes 13 States.
The Québec Trade Office in Silicon Valley was opened to provide support to small and medium-sized Québec companies, notably technology companies, wishing to expand their business in the Silicon Valley region and Northern California.
Québec and the United States: Prospering together
Québec is the United States’
10th trading partner
Spent each year by
Quebeckers traveling to the U. S.
in the U. S
More than 12 000 Québec
companies do business
in the United States
255k U. S. jobs
Over 250 000 Americans
work for Québec-owned businesses
in the United States
Québec is open for business at BIO 201730 June 2017The Québec Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Gaétan Barrette, and the Québec Representative in Los Angeles, Ms. Elizabeth MacKay, participated in a multi-sector mission at the 2017 BIO International Convention that took place from June 19 to 22 in San Diego.
A Week of French Language Cinema18 March 2017 au 23 March 2017|
To celebrate the Francophonie month, the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz presents « A week of French Language Cinema ». During 6 days, March 18 to 23, 2017, 6 different French language movies from all around the world (Canada, Quebec,...
Presentation of La passion d'Augustine22 March 2017 au 22 March 2017|
For the Francophonie month celebrations and the Week of French Language Cinema, the Quebec Government Office in Los Angeles is proud to present the movie La Passion d’Augustine, March 22nd 2017. The presentation will take place at...
Myths and Truths about French language in Québec27 March 2017 au 27 March 2017|
Within the celebrations of the Francophonie month, Alliance Française de Los Angeles and the Délégation du Québec à Los Angeles present Myths and Truths about French language in Québec, a conference presented by Danièle...
to provide information and assistance to Québec businesses seeking buyers, distributors and potential partners;
to foster partnerships and strategic alliances between Québec and American businesses;
to provide strategic information on the West America market to Québec companies;
to monitor regional economic and market trends;
to attend the major trade shows and economic events on the territory;
to provide guidance and information on Québec's business environment (taxation, regulations, etc.) and on government assistance for investment to businesses and investors from the Western United States;
to organize seminars and conferences on trade between Québec and the U.S.
Elizabeth MacKay was appointed Delegate for the Québec Government Office in Los Angeles, responsible for the Western US in September 2015. Ms. MacKay is also responsible for the Québec Trade Office in Silicon Valley since its opening, in October 2015. Previously, she held the position of State Director - Deputy Director - Québec Region at the Ministry of Finance. During her 30-year career, mainly in the public sector, she managed several organizations. She also has nearly a decade of experience as Chief of Staff and Assistant Deputy Minister in many departments.
As a graduate in communications, Ms. MacKay adds to her expertise recognized leadership along with a strong ability to seize strategic and policy issues. Her professional skills enable her to defend Québec's interests in her territory including promoting partnerships for the fight against climate change and to support trade between Québec and the Western US.