The Quebec’s aerospace industry will be highlighted at the 2013 National Business Aviation Association Conference (NBAA), the largest meeting place for the business aviation community in North America, which will be held in Las Vegas from October 22th - 24th. 28 Québec companies will be in attendance, 14 as exhibitors, to promote their savoir faire and their expertise, and to meet with business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, and corporate aviation department personnel.
Today, Pierre Duchesne, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, unveiled the Québec government’s National Research and Innovation Policy (PNRI) for the period from 2014 to 2019.
Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade Jean-François Lisée will be in the People’s Republic of China from October 14 to 18, accompanied by some 75 representatives from Québec companies, institutions and organizations
The Government of Québec launched its Economic Policy Putting Jobs First on October 7. One of the objectives of the policy is to attract foreign investments and stimulate exports. The policy should generate nearly $13 billion in public and private investments over the next 10 years.
"Gabrielle" by Quebec filmmaker Louise Archambault has been chosen to represent Canada at the Oscars. It’s the story of a young woman in her twenties who has Williams syndrome, and wants to live a "normal" life like her older sister.
On Tuesday at the Carbon Forum North America 2013 in Washington, DC, Yves-François Blanchet, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks, announced the signing of an agreement to formalize the linkage of Québec and California’s cap and trade and greenhouse gas emissions exchange systems beginning January 1, 2014.
Washington, D.C., October 1, 2013 - The Québec Minister of International Relations, Francophonie and External Trade, Mr. Jean-François Lisée, the Québec Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks, Mr. Yves-François Blanchet, and the Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, Ms. Mary Nichols, are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement outlining the steps and procedures to fully harmonize and integrate the cap-and-trade programs of Quebec and California. The linkage of the two programs is planned to be effective on January 1st, 2014.
Minister Lisée took advantage of his presence in New York City for an informal ministerial consultation of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (IOF) to give fresh momentum to relations between Québec and the State of New York.
Québec Premier Pauline Marois greeted the international civil aviation community on Tuesday in Montréal at the official opening of the 38th Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly. Representatives of 191 ICAO member countries are attending this year’s session.
Pauline Marois, Premier of Québec, is pleased to receive The Climate Group’s award for leadership in fighting climate change on behalf of the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG-ECP).
The Québec Government is proud to offer a new grant program to American Scholars, the Québec / United States University Grant Program. The program is aimed at encouraging projects on Québec at U.S. universities, in the humanities and social sciences.
The Québec Government Office in Los Angeles is happy to announce that they are currently accepting applications for projects in the non-competitive category. The competition will remain open until all funds have been awarded.