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.
What could be more pleasant than exploring country roads? Enjoy a getaway to Québec's Eastern Townships and tour the vineyards along the Brome-Missiquoi Wine Route. The birthplace of Québec's wine industry, the region boasts the greatest concentration of vineyards in the province.
On July 22, Québec’s Delegate General to New York Dominique Poirier was the guest of honor at the second annual “Our neighbors to the North: An Evening of Québec” organized by the International Center of the Capital Region (ICCR) in Albany.
Due to overwhelming demand, Grammy Award-winning band, Arcade Fire, announced additional dates for the highly-anticipated REFLEKTOR TOUR in support of its international #1 album Reflektor. The band will perform a third concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on August 24, 2014 following two previously announced shows on August 22 and 23.
If you’re interested in Québec’s mineral resources and their development, don’t miss Québec Mines 2014, which will be held on November 17 to 20, 2014, at the Québec City Convention Centre, on the theme “Mineral Resources to Transform the World.”
The Québec Government Office in New York is running a contest for its Web, Facebook and Twitter readers, fans and followers. Win a pair of tickets for the premiere of Deployed-The Musical, on Wednesday July 16, 2014, 8pm!
On June 16, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Société de transport de Montréal (STM) with an official certificate for earning Gold-level recognition in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, the Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie Christine St-Pierre and the Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion Kathleen Weil were invited to take part in the 20th Conference of Montreal that took place earlier this month.
On May 21, in partnership with Internet Week New York, the Québec Government Office successfully launched "Power Up on Poutine!", a B2B event at Mile End, a Montréal style Jewish delicatessen located in New York City.
On May 6, 2014, a special meeting co-organized by the International Organization of la Francophonie (OIF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the theme of “Culture and sustainable development in Post-2015 UN development agenda,” discussed the role of culture as a powerful driver of sustainable development.
On Monday, April 28, the Québec Government Office in New York held a series of events on the occasion of "Québec Day in Albany." The goal was to send a clear message to the Capital Region that a strong, productive relationship with New York State is a top priority for the Québec government.