The Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, and Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy, Mrs Dominique Anglade, has announced an 8,6 millions $ fund from the Fonds vert to support a project in transportation electrification, according to the 2015-2020 Transportation Electrification Action Plan.
From October 30 to November 1, Québec will host an international conference under the theme “Internet and the Radicalization of Youth: Preventing, Acting and Living Together.” Co-organized by the Government of Québec and UNESCO, the event will bring together nearly 400 participants, including experts from various levels of government, international organizations, the private sector and the academic community, as well as civil society.
QUÉBEC, Aug. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - At the invitation of the organizers of the 56th annual meeting of the Eastern Regional Conference (ERC) of the Council of State Governments, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, addressed an audience of over 300 legislators, government representatives, experts and academics from ERC member U.S. states and Canadian provinces to present the actions Québec is taking in its transition to a green economy.
Last June 23th, Quebecers got together with friends and colleagues to celebrate the Quebec National Day at the Raymond Kabbaz Theater in Los Angeles.
Headlining this amazing event were funny videos from Just for Laughs and Les 2 Femmes à Hollywood with a social, networking reception that followed featuring a variety of Quebec’s delicacies.
The Quebec Delegation of Los Angeles was proud to sponsor and to participate in the 2016 Short Fest event held in Palm Springs, CA. This event, featuring an amazing variety of short films from 47 different countries, was held from June 21st to 27th.
Superior, Ariz., February 24, 2016 — Standing beneath the winter sun of the Arizona desert, a group of nine mining equipment professionals from Quebec recently wrapped up a five-day mining innovation mission. The on-site visit to Resolution Copper, a massive deposit expected to provide 25% of Americans' need for copper over a 40-year period, was an opportunity to present advanced technologies and innovations developed in Quebec. The region's expertise is increasingly sought after as the quest for minerals leads the mining industry to more remote and deeper deposits.
PORTAGE - Québec Minister of International Relations and Francophonie Christine St-Pierre and Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, today announced that the Province of Québec and the State of Indiana will launch a new partnership to intensify their collaboration in Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System shipping and maritime economic development. Recent studies have shown that for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region, maritime transportation accounts for $34 billion in annual economic returns and more than 225,000 jobs.
Toronto, September 23, 2015. – Québec Premier Philippe Couillard has been selected by the Clean50 group to join the prestigious list of influential figures in Canada’s sustainable development sector in 2016. The Clean50 awards ceremony took place earlier today in Toronto.
Québec City, September 16, 2015 – The Minister of Economy, Innovation and Exports, Jacques Daoust, announces the imminent opening of a new Expansion Québec business establishment centre in Houston, Texas.
QUÉBEC, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, announces that he will soon hold a consultation on a proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target in the order of 37.5% below 1990 levels by 2030, which would be the most ambitious target in all of Canada.
The Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Kathleen Weil, and the Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Christine St-Pierre, unveiled the exceptional measures that Québec will be putting in place to welcome more refugees, in particular Syrian refugees, and to support the efforts of Québec international cooperation organizations that are working on the ground. “The death of young Aylan Kurdi sends a message that we must respond to the plight of all the innocent children who are victims of an armed conflict that has so far forced over four million Syrian civilians to flee the country. We have been working for several months on this issue, notably in collaboration with my colleague the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Sam Hamad, and the exceptional measures that we propose today respond to the demands of Quebecers who want to do more to help the Syrian refugees who are scattered throughout several countries,” said Minister Kathleen Weil.
QUÉBEC, Aug. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, announces the results of the August 18, 2015 auction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission credits, which was held jointly with California. This was the fourth joint auction held since the Québec and California markets were linked on January 1, 2014.