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.
On December 4, in partnership with Rogue Counsel, Alliance Numérique and Investment Quebec, the Québec Government Office in New York hosted “MontréalX,” the first-ever event held in New York City specifically focused on Montréal’s burgeoning indie gaming community.
On December 4, join Pace University Law School's Energy Climate Center, the Consulate General of Canada in New York, the Québec Government Office in New York and the Province of Ontario for a wide-ranging and timely discussion of the various policies, regulations, programs, and partnerships available to New York State as it strives to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emission by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050 (“80 by 50”).
Québec Premier Philippe Couillard was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly, held in Reykjavik on November 1 where he promoted Plan Nord (Northern Plan) to an international audience of academics, government officials, indigenous representatives and business interests from 40 countries.
Wrebbit3D, the Montréal-based 3D puzzle-making company, was in New York this week to unveil part one of its new 3D puzzle New York Collection: Midtown East and Midtown West, home to some of New York City's most iconic buildings.
The 35th session of UNESCO´s General Conference concluded on October 23. Capping off three weeks of activities, the Conference´s 193 member states set out UNESCO´s strategic goals and action plan, in addition to reviewing and adopting the organization´s 2010-2011 program and budget. During the session, the Conference also ratified the proposal submitted by UNESCO´s Executive Council, which nominated Irina Bokova to succeed Director-General Koichiro Matsuura.
There are many reasons to raise bilingual kids, from maintaining their heritage to preparing them for a globalized world. To help you answer questions such as which language to speak at home, or how to choose a bilingual school, join us on Saturday, October 11 for New York's First Bilingual Education Fair.
On October 1st, in the midst of Advertising Week, a major annual international gathering of marketing and communications leaders, the Quebec Government Office in New York showcased seven digital marketing & advertising technology companies from Quebec under the banner NEXTQ, at an event aimed at U.S. brand marketers and agencies.
On September 22, Premier of Québec and co-chair of The Climate Group’s States and Regions Alliance, Philippe Couillard, took part in the 6th Climate Week–New York City (CW-NYC), a flagship event in the fight against climate change.
On September 22-23, Premier Philippe Couillard was in New York City to present his government’s main priorities including the Plan Nord and the Maritime Strategy, at a series of high-level activities and economic meetings.
During his visit to New York in September, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard stopped by the Morton Williams food store on West 57th Street to show his support for Québec agri-food exporters taking part in the year-long Foods of Québec promotion currently underway at the popular supermarket chain.
Rodeo FX was rewarded with a prestigious Emmy Award for its contribution to the outstanding visual effects work on Game of Thrones. Acting as one of the main VFX vendors on the series, the Montreal-based company created a total of 150 visual effects shots for the 4th season of HBO’s most popular show of all time.
Québec Government Representative in Chicago Éric Marquis, and Mayor of Kankakee, Illinois, Nina Epstein, inaugurated the Kankakee French Heritage Museum on July 28 before a crowd of some one hundred people, including the Consul-General of France and the official representatives of Belgium and Wallonia.