As mentioned in an article recently published and carried by Radio-Canada, the Québec Government Office in Boston (DQB) was involved in several events in New England surrounding Québec National Day. Here is a summary of these colorful celebrations where pleasure, pride, culture and history were intertwined!
For Canadians and Franco-Americans, the highlight of Seashore Trolley Museum's grand 75th Anniversary Celebration on July 5, 2014, may be the rededication of the Montréal “Golden Chariot” to Seashore’s operating fleet.
The Québec Government welcomes the U.S. Federal Government's Clean Power Proposed Rule noting that: "Long-term contracts with U.S. states for the supply of clean, reliable electricity, which emits little greenhouse gas, is one solution that will allow the U.S. to reach their objectives. The Government of Québec and Hydro-Québec are working actively to demonstrate the environmental and economic merits of our hydroelectricity."
On May 29, Marianne Bonnard, Director of Public Affairs at the Québec Government Office in Boston (DQB), delivered the keynote speech at the Consumer Liaison Group's (CLG) spring meeting, in Ogunquit, Maine.
This year, the Québec Government Office in Boston (DQB) is involved in a record number of Québec National Day celebrations in New England! During the week of June 24, 2014, join us as a blue wave sweeps the following five cities in three states: Cambridge (MA), Lowell (MA), Manchester (NH), Hartford (CT) and New Haven (CT)!
On May 29, Benoît B. Lymburner, Director of Economic Affairs at the Québec Government Office in Boston, attended the International Forensic Recovery Conference, where he spoke on the importance of institutional collaboration between Québec and Connecticut.
Indeed, for the past several years, Québec and Connecticut have been cooperating to foster the development of mental health systems promoting the full exercise of citizenship. The two part symposium program held last May materialized this collaboration.
Cooperatives are part of our daily life. Did you know that in New England, companies like State Farm Group, MassMutual Financial Group, Cabot dairy products, Associated Grocers of New England are based on the cooperative model? In Québec the cooperative movement represents 3,300 companies, 92,000 jobs and more than 25,6 B$ in revenue!
Recognizing Québec's expertise in the aerospace sector and as part of its "Seacoast Aerospace Initiative", New Hampshire is courting aerospace suppliers and manufacturers located in the Greater Montreal area in the hopes of developping partnerships and positioning the Seacoast region of the State as a hub for the composites industry.
For a third year, the Québec Government Office in Boston joined forces with the Consulate General of France in Boston to organize a gathering of students studying French at New England's middle and high schools.
On the occasion of the Francophonie celebrations in New England, the Québec Government Office joined forces with its local Francophone and Francophile partners to develop a rich cultural and educational program highlighting the French language and Francophone cultures.