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.
Christine St-Pierre, Québec’s Minister of International relations and La Francophonie will give the 2015 Distinguished Québec Address on Thursday on January 29th. Her address, entitled "Québec: a leading partner for the United States” will be delivered during a gala luncheon that will take place at the Angell College Center at State University of New York College at Plattsburgh (SUNY).
On January 9, Delegate General Jean-Claude Lauzon kicked off the New Year with a networking reception for Quebec artists’ representatives as well as U.S. presenters taking part in the 2015 Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference. Every year, some of Quebec’s most innovative artists attend APAP, the largest performing arts marketplace in the U.S.
Stéphane Aquin, curator of contemporary art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art (MMFA) since 1998, has been named chief curator of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Institution’s museum of international modern and contemporary art, effective early 2015.
The Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques and the California Air Resources Board announced yesterday the results of the first joint auction of greenhouse gas (GHG) allowances that was held on November 25th.