Former Governor General of Canada, Michaëlle Jean, has been named the new head of La Francophonie. Read the press release (in french only).
For more information, visit the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.
On October 21, 2014, four Québec companies were in attendance at the event 48hrs in the Hub, organized jointly by the Consulate General of Canada in Boston and the Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE).
Triode CEO, Patrick Sirois, was the guest speaker of the 66th Café des Sciences de Boston, last October 29. Introduced by Marie-Claude Francoeur, Québec Delegate to New England, Mr. Sirois discussed the topic of Design Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Create the Future.
On October 17, Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec, Robert Poëti, Quebec Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Montréal Region, and Claude Carignan, Leader of the Government in the Senate, today inaugurated a segment of Highway 35 between Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Highway 133 in Saint-Sébastien. Also present for the occasion were Peter Shumlin, Governor of Vermont, and Pierre Paradis, Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Minister responsible for the Estrie region.
Patrick Pearce, from the online magazine « The Independent » of Massachusetts, published an article about the founders of the Cinéma Politica of Montréal. Read his article if you want to know more about this growing organization.