Québec has maintained an office in New England since 1970, recognizing the region’s importance as a neighbour and a partner in a wide array of sectors.
The Québec Government Office in Boston’s mandate is to defend and promote Québec’s interests throughout the region and to foster economic, political, artistic, academic and institutional exchanges with the six New England states.
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
Government Relations Internship for students attending American universities15 February 2018New England enters 2018 with all six of its governors and a number of its congressional and state representatives up for re-election. The Public Affairs team at the Québec Government Office in Boston (DQB) is tasked with analyzing these mid-term elections and maintaining the strong New England-Québec relationship once...
THEATRE : Jabber by the Geordie Productions15 February 2018 au 15 February 2018|
Arts and Culture
9:30 am Flynn Center- Burlington, VT -- The Québec theatre company Geordie Productions will be presenting its touching play Jabber at the Flynn Center, in Burlington, VT, in February 2018. This presentation is part of the Student...
CALL FOR PROPOSALS - 21st biennial conference of the ACQS1 November 2018 au 4 November 2018|
The American Council for Québec Studies invites proposals for papers and panels for their upcoming conference in November 2018, taking place in New Orleans. Proposals related to any aspect of Québec studies are welcome and will be...
Marie-Claude Francoeur was appointed the Québec Government Delegate in Boston in May 2014. This is her second term in Boston.
Ms. Francoeur formerly served as the Assistant Deputy Minister for Policies, Multilateral and Francophone Affairs and as Acting Chief of Protocol, from 2011 to 2012, at the Québec Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie.
Ms. Francoeur was also Chief of Staff for the Québec Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Labour. Throughout her career, Ms. Francoeur has worked to shape and promote Québec’s policies on climate change, labor, transportation, energy and francophonie, both at home and internationally.
Ms. Francoeur holds masters’ degrees in both public administration and international relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in applied sciences from Laval University in Québec and a certificate in advanced management from the McGill Executive Institute. Ms. Francoeur has also completed the Senior Managers in Government program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.