The third edition of The Canada Summit will focus on how Canada's economy and businesses can advance sustainability in a drawbridge-up world. Topics will range from precision agriculture to the outlook for the energy sector.
Québec, July 18th 2017 – French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon (20 years old) and his Irish teammate Brian Conville (25 years old) are scheduled to land July 23-24 in Baltimore, Ireland after crossing the North Atlantic within a 40 day trip.
The summer season is now in full swing, bringing with it the promise of sunshine, picnics and hard-earned vacations. Since I last wrote to you all, the Delegation has been involved in a number of activities across a range of sectors.
While visiting the Los Angeles area on an economic and diplomatic mission, the Québec Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Ms. Christine St-Pierre, was received as a special guest at the annual celebration of the Québec National Holiday.
Starting July 7 through September 13, the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre in Silver Spring will present a series of Canadian films in honor of Canada’s 150th birthday. Twelve Québécois movies will be featured, including several that have earned Oscar (U.S.), Genie (Canada), César (France) and Cannes Film Festival (France) awards.
On June16, 2017, the staffers of the Québec Government office in Boston were very excited to welcome the Minister of International Relations and la Francophonie of Québec, Christine St-Pierre. Not only did she meet with influent economical stakeholders and devoted civil society advocates from Massachusetts, but she also spoke at the ceremony of Sail Boston 2017 to promote Rendez-vous 2017 and the Regatta of Tall Ships.
The 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.