On January 14, the Economic Affairs section of the Québec Government Office hosted a group of retailers from Québec in town for a commercial mission led by the Conseil Quebecois du commerce de detail (CQCD).
Export Québec invites multimedia companies to participate in the Planet Québec showcase at South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals 2014 (SXSW), a world-renowned annual event in Austin, Texas that will be held this year from March 7 to 16.
The Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Jean-François Lisée, met with the Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York, Robert Duffy, during his official visit to Montréal in December. Lt Governor Duffy’s visit represented a continuation in the working relationship between the State of New York and Québec.
Jean-François Lisée, the Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External trade, welcomed the appointment of Dominique Poirier as Québec’s Delegate General to New York. Ms. Poirier’s appointment was confirmed at the end of the Cabinet meeting on December 11, 2013.
The Québec Government Office in New York is looking for a technician in economic affairs. The candidate must be fluent in English and French with excellent French writing skills. The position is open to U.S. citizens and green card holders.
On November 28 and 29, 2012, 18 Québec businesses from the hardware and construction industry carried out an exploratory mission with two large American networks of retailers. Do It Best Corporation and Ace International are headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Oak Brook, Illinois, respectively.
From November to March, Québec embraces an invigorating season. And because snow doesn't last forever, better make the most of it while it falls! Whether it's frosty, foggy, powdery or bright and sunny, any time is the right time for fun and festivities. Discover the exhilarating and entertaining activities that Québecers enjoy during the whimsical months of winter.
Jean-François Lisée, the Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade led a two-day trade mission to Philadelphia last week during which he promoted Québec’s leadership in the fight against climate change by promoting the Québec bio-construction and electric transportation sectors.
Director Léa Pool presented her film Maman est chez le coiffeur (Mommy is at the Hairdresser’s) to an audience of enthusiastic Francophiles at the Columbia Museum of Art on October 23, opening night of the CineCola French and Francophone Festival.
The Québec Government Office in New York (DGQNY) participated in a networking and food product showcasing activity on October 11 at the annual conference of Groundwork USA, whose mission is to build sustainable communities by involving young people.
Varennes Mayor Martin Damphousse was in New Jersey and New York on October 11 and 12, primarily to participate in the “Cities Making the Difference through Energy & Environmental Innovation” conference. The event was organized by the New Jersey Technology Council in collaboration with the Québec Government Office in New York (DGQNY) and was held at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.