New 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 they are decided.
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.
World-renowned Compagnie Marie Chouinard, from Montréal, will be performing at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, from July 19 to July 23, 2017. For this unique event, we are GIVING AWAY A PAIR OF TICKETS for the performance on July 22, 2017!
Québec's International Policy, unveiled April 11, 2017 sets forth three major thrusts that will guide the government’s international actions in the years to come:
1- Make Quebecers more prosperous
2- Contribute to a more sustainable, just and secure world.
3- Promote creativity, culture, knowledge and Québec's specificity.
Recently elected Vermont Governor Phil Scott traveled to Québec City this week with members of his senior staff and cabinet for his first international trip as Governor. Gov. Scott and his team met with Premier Philippe Couillard, members of his Cabinet, and a number of business and industry groups seeking to highlight the strong collaboration between Québec and Vermont and their shared vision to strengthen the two States’ economies through trade, innovation and cooperation.