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.
Montréal certainly loves the arts. The “City of festivals” has always opened its doors to artists from different disciplines and welcomed all kinds of artistic expression. Montréal’s investment in the circus arts is a good example of it.
Proudly sponsored by the Québec Government Office in Boston, this trip offers both film professionals and film lovers the chance to discover what's unique about Montreal's contemporary filmmaking community while attending one of the region's most prestigious all-documentary film festivals, the Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM). The program also includes seminars on documentary filmmaking and visits to some of Montréal's culinary landmarks
On July 1st 2014, fifteen exporting companies from Québec took part in an agri-food mission in New York and Boston. The mission was organized jointly by the Québec Government Office in Boston, the Québec Government Office in New York and the Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ).