Win tickets to see the Match International d’Improvisation!12 March 2018On the 28th March, the Tabernacle Theatre in London will host the fifth edition of Le Match International d’Improvisation. Returning to London after the riotous success of previous editions, this year’s match will unite professional actors and comedians from Québec, Canada and France for a night of...
Two successful ministerial visits to the UK!7 March 2018The team at the Québec Government Office in London (DGQL) have been extremely busy recently, with many activities taking place on our territory. At the end of January, we welcomed two successful ministerial missions, as the Chair of the Conseil du Trésor, Mr. Pierre Arcand, came to London on mission...
Minister Pierre Arcand on mission in London30 January 2018On the 22nd and 23rd of January 2018, Minister Pierre Arcand, whose responsibilities cover Government Administration and Ongoing Program Review, and who is Chair of the Conseil du trésor, led a mission to London. While in the UK’s capital, Minister Arcand met with several experts in governmental...
Film – La Passion d’Augustine13 March 2018 au 13 March 2018|
Showing of Québec film for the Francophonie Month, in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada to Ireland and the Alliance Française in Dublin. Guest of honour will be actress Lysandre Ménard. Event Website
Film – Paul à Québec17 March 2018 au 17 March 2018|
Québec film to be shown as part of the Francophonie Month, in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada to Iceland and the Alliance Française in Reykjavik. Facebook Event
Promote and enhance the prominence of Québec culture.
Provide financial or logistical advice and support to Québec artists who request assistance.
Maintain ongoing relations with distribution/broadcast networks, serve as intermediary between such networks and Québec’s cultural community, and collaborate in organizing projects likely to result in spin-offs for Québec.
Provide support to companies and Québec artists by making professional communities aware of their creations.
John A. Coleman has been Québec’s Agent General in London since October 17, 2017. He received his B.A. from McGill University and attended the University of Oxford (Rhodes Scholarship, Québec and St. John’s 1975), graduating with a degree in English law. He went on to complete the National Law Programme at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.
Mr. Coleman spent most of his legal career at the law firm of Ogilvy Renault (now Norton Rose Fulbright), practising employment and labour law. During his six-year tenure as National Managing Partner, he led the firm’s historic transition in 2011 into the Norton Rose Group, one of the top ten global law firms, and its merger in 2012 with the Calgary-based firm of MacLeod Dixon. From 2010 to 2014, he also served as a member of the global firm’s Executive Committee and actively participated in the negotiations that led to the merger with the leading U.S. firm of Fulbright & Jaworski in 2013. In 2011, he was named one of the top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada by Canadian Lawyer magazine.