Québec, July 18th 2017 – French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon (20 years old) and his Irish teammate Brian Conville (25 years old) are scheduled to land July 23-24 in Baltimore, Ireland after crossing the North Atlantic within a 40 day trip.
The summer season is now in full swing, bringing with it the promise of sunshine, picnics and hard-earned vacations. Since I last wrote to you all, the Delegation has been involved in a number of activities across a range of sectors.
June 2, 2017 – In the wake of the announcement of the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate, the Gouvernement du Québec reaffirms its commitment to a proactive role in the global fight against climate change, which it sees as a unique opportunity to build a modern, low-carbon economy based on innovation, creativity and clean technologies.
Minister for Maritime Affairs Jean D’Amour has returned to Québec thrilled following a five day mission to Iceland and the UK, having also had the opportunity to present the Maritime Strategy at an important European conference.
The cultural department of the Québec Government Office in London is proud to announce the release of the latest edition of the Québec Culture brochure for the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries – at 28 pages it is our biggest yet.
Québec City, April 11, 2017 – The Government of Québec unveiled today its new International Policy, Québec on the world stage: involved, engaged, thriving. It is aimed at promoting Québec’s commercial, cultural, economic, political and social image and development. As announced in the Québec Economic Plan, an additional $100 million over 5 years will be invested in Québec’s international action.
From the 19th – 24th March, the Québec Government Office in London welcomed a delegation of Québec companies working in the food and drink sector to the UK on a trade mission to IFE (the International Food & Drink Event) 2017.
To celebrate this year’s Journée internationale de la Francophonie on the 20th March, the Québec Government Office in London collaborated with several francophone partners to bring the very best of Québec and Francophone culture to London.
Le ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie du Québec et ses représentations à Bruxelles, Londres, Paris, Munich, Berlin, Rome et Barcelone se joignent aux citoyens européens pour célébrer, ce 25 mars, les 60 ans des Traités de Rome. Nous saluons l’anniversaire de la fondation de la Communauté économique européenne, qui deviendra plus tard l’Union européenne, comme un moment fort de l’histoire.
Québec, 22nd March 2017 – The Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard, and the Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Christine St-Pierre, condemn the attack committed near the Palace of Westminster and on Westminster Bridge in London and express the solidarity of Quebeckers towards the British people.
On the 16th March, the Québec Government Office in London had the pleasure of hosting the UK launch of XMediusSENDSECURE, a state-of-the-art collaborative file exchange platform created by Québec company XMedius.
After a rather mild winter, the signs of spring are beginning to appear across London. The daffodils which carpet the city’s parks provide us with a tantalising glimpse of the good weather to come. Since the New Year, The Delegation has already participated in several activities that underscore the dynamism of Québec across a range of sectors.
To celebrate this year’s Journée internationale de la Francophonie on the 20th March, the Québec Government Office in London is collaborating with several francophone partners to bring the very best of Québec and Francophone culture to London.
On the 9th March, the Québec Government Office in London had the pleasure of hosting the UK launch of the 100th ISPA (International Society for the Performing Arts) congress, which will be taking place in Montréal from 23rd - 27th May 2017.