Last Saturday, Michel Robichaud won the 46th edition of the International Song Festival of Granby. The artist from St-Adèle and his band left with $ 60,000 in grant that will allow him to reveal his body of work, in addition to a 25 show European tour in 2016.
Montreal, artistic city. With its museums, festivals, its urban design, its unique music scene and the presence of artists from around the world, Montreal has nothing to envy as other artistic cities like New York or Paris. This is at least the claims of the American site Mic.
Premier Pauline Marois is continuing her economic mission to London and has announced that Cinesite Inc. will set up operations in Montréal. The company will be in charge of the North American activities for the London-based company Cinesite VFX, which specializes in visual and animation effects for film and television.
WASHINGTON, DC – On November 6th and 7th, more than 150 Americans learned about the francophone roots of Jack Kerouac and Québec’s influence on his work, as they attended the literary event Sur la route : Jack Kerouac’s Francophone Roots organized by the Québec Government Office in Washington.
To celebrate Jack Kerouac’s Québec heritage, the Québec Government Office in Washington is pleased to offer the chance to win two tickets to the literary soirée hosted at the Smithsonian on November 06, 2013 at 7pm. The event will be held at S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW; Metro: Smithsonian Station, Mall Exit on the Blue/Orange lines. This event is a partnership of the Smithsonian Associates and the Québec Government in Washington.
On October 16th and 17th, Haitian-Québec author Josy Ollivier toured Washington following the launch of her first novel, “Chronique d’une saison torride.” The author started by giving a keynote address at a Symposium at Howard University on the celebrated Martiniquan writer, Aimé Césaire.
The Government of Québec launched its Economic Policy Putting Jobs First on October 7. One of the objectives of the policy is to attract foreign investments and stimulate exports. The policy should generate nearly $13 billion in public and private investments over the next 10 years.
On a diplomatic mission in Washington, Québec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks, Mr. Yves-François Blanchet, highlighted Québec’s leadership in tackling climate change in his keynote address to the 2013 Carbon Forum North America (CFNA).
On October 1st, Québec's Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment, Wildlife and Parks, Yves-François Blanchet, was a featured guest on the influential energy and environmental news program E&E TV.
The Québec Government is now accepting applications for projects in the competitive category of the Québec / United States University Grant Program, which is aimed at encouraging projects on Québec at U.S. universities, in the humanities and social sciences.
Pauline Marois, Premier of Québec, is pleased to receive The Climate Group’s award for leadership in fighting climate change on behalf of the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG-ECP).