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The Québec Government Office in Chicago represents the Québec government in 12 states across the Midwest. This mandate involves working on a wide range of commercial, economic, political, environmental, and cultural matters of interest to Québec and this region of the United States.

Québec and the United States: Prospering together

Bilateral trade

Bilateral Trade

$66 billion

Québec is the
United States’ 10th largest trading partner



$3.4 billion

Spent each year by
Quebeckers traveling to the U. S.


Québec Presence
in the U. S

More than 12 000 Québec
companies do business
in the United States

Job Creation

Job Creation

255k jobs

Over 250 000 Americans
work for Québec-owned businesses
in the United States

Covered territories

South Dakota, North Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.


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Innovation: Québec Innovative Manufacturing Know-How Impresses in St. Louis October 25, 2019 The very first edition of the Aero & Auto Advanced (AAA) Supplier Summit took place in St Louis, MO from October 8th through 10th. This event brought together companies in the innovative manufacturing space specialized in the automotive and aerospace sectors.
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Québec and Michigan together against climate change: 11 of Michigan’s first electric school buses will come from Québec-based... October 5, 2019 Seven Michigan school districts will receive 17 electric buses under a diesel bus replacement project financed in part by a Volkswagen Mitigation Settlement allocation through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).
Architecture: Chicago's Architects Learn about Innovative & Sustainable Building Technologies from North of the Border November 18, 2019 Québec’s harsh and intense climate has shaped the robust character of its construction industry and led to the development of a unique set of skills, thereby creating a sector where the talent for adapting techniques is matched only by the ability to develop innovative products and materials. This creative community...
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CANCELED: Francophonie: Soirée Trivia à l'Alliance française de North Shore April 3, 2020  to  April 3, 2020 | Francophonie Test your knowledge of the French-speaking world on April 3rd when the Alliance Française du North Shore hosts their annual “Trivia Contest”. Questions will be asked in English on the subject of France and the Francophone world...
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Francophonie: Slam Poetry Performance with Mathieu Lippé and Marc Kelly Smith March 3, 2020  to  March 3, 2020 | Francophonie Join Mathieu Lippé and Marc Kelly Smith for an evening dedicated to slam poetry, spoken word, and the accents that carry them. This Slam Poetry Performance will be presented in French and English by two modern-day poetry giants...
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Circus: Cirque Éloize on tour with Hotel in Illinois and Wisconsin March 5, 2020  to  March 7, 2020 | Arts and Culture In the awakening of spring, indulge in the world of fantasy and illusion provided by the Cirque Éloize in their new show, Hotel. The Montréal-based circus is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an avant-garde journey through the...
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