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.
In memory of the victims of the attack in Québec City, the Government of Québec is making this book of condolences available to allow the public to pay tribute to the victims of the attack on the Islamic Cultural Centre in Québec City.
From January 17 to 20, 2017, Québec Delegate to New-England, Marie-Claude Francoeur and Québec Delegate to the Midwest, Éric Marquis gave a series of conferences on what effects the American elections have on Québec.
The Québec Government Office in Boston and Export Québec held a trade mission in Boston in the construction sector last November. More than fifteen Québec companies, as well as the Québec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB), participated in the ABX 2016 trade mission.
Montréal, November 28, 2016 - A fast-track growth center, Centre de croissance accélérée, for Québec businesses active in American markets, especially the Mid Atlantic region, New England and the Midwest, will be launched in early 2017. The creation of the center was announced this afternoon by the Minister for the Economy, Science and Innovation and the Minister Responsible for the Digital Strategy, Dominique Anglade, accompanied by the Quebec’s Delegate General in New York Jean Claude Lauzon and the Québec’s Delegate in Boston, Marie Claude Francoeur.
The Boston and New York Québec representatives visit nine chambers of commerce in Montérégie, Estrie, Chaudière-Appalaches, Centre-du-Québec, Lanaudière and Laurentides to promote the Stratégie québécoise de l'exportation 2016-2020.
The Direction de la Recherche Forestière (DRF – Forest Research Branch) of the ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec welcomed, last August, a large delegation of 24 American foresters.