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.
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.
Québec expertise was recently honoured at the annual American Cheese Society (ACS) competition in Raleigh, North Carolina, with Québec artisan and specialty cheese producers winning 36 prizes, including seven first places.
Sacramento, The Hague and Quebec, August 20, 2015 - California, The Netherlands and Québec today announced they are launching the International Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance (ZEV Alliance) to accelerate global adoption of ZEVs. The three partners also committed to recruiting other countries and sub-national jurisdictions to join them as founders of the alliance.
Join our team! The Québec Government Office in New York seeks an attaché, responsible for government relations in the Mid-Atlantic states (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky). This position is open to U.S citizens or green card holders only. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security verification.
The Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard, welcomes Québec's membership in the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC). The CPLC is an initiative of the World Bank that brings together leaders from government, business and civil society with the goal of implementing effective carbon pricing policies.
Held in Philadelphia from June 15-18, the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s annual get-together, the 2015 BIO International Conference, is the biopharmaceutical sector’s most important event. Once again, the Québec government will lead a delegation of Québec businesses as well as research organizations and centers to meet partners, investors and businesses that want to do business in Quebec.
The Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard, and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Minister responsible for the Northern Plan and Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord region, Pierre Arcand, unveiled the government’s Plan Nord toward 2035, 2015-2020 Action Plan.
On February 17, the Québec Government Office in New York, in collaboration with the Canadian Consulate and New York University's Center for Global Affairs (CGA), organized a high-level discussion entitled “Going North: Leadership in the Arctic”.
Eye-In Média, a Montréal-based multimedia solutions company, will begin operations in early 2015 on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh, combining a net 17 new jobs with student learning and internship opportunities as part of the state’s START-UP NY tax-incentive program.
Join us on Tuesday, February 17 at 6:30pm for a conversation on Canadian and U.S. leadership in the Arctic, emerging priorities in the region, and how these developments might affect international energy and environmental policy.
On January 29, Québec’s Minister of International relations and La Francophonie Christine St-Pierre gave the 2015 Distinguished Québec Address at SUNY Plattsburgh. The address, entitled "Québec: a leading partner for the U.S.,” highlighted the strong partnership between Québec and New York State
Co-chaired by the Québec Government and the Nordic Council of Ministers, the First International Symposium on Northern Development, organized in collaboration with Université Laval, will be held from February 25 to 27 2015 in Québec City, at the Québec City Convention Centre.
In partnership with Export Québec and the Conseil Québécois du Commerce du Détail (CQCD), the Québec Government Office in New York organized and hosted a retail technology trade mission from January 10 to 13, 2015.