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 June 16, 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.
June 2, 2017 – In the wake of the announcement of the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate, the Gouvernement du Québec reaffirms its commitment to a proactive role in the global fight against climate change, which it sees as a unique opportunity to build a modern, low-carbon economy based on innovation, creativity and clean technologies.