The Québec Government Office in New York is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. The Office promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: business, investment, government institutions, education, culture and public affairs. Inaugurated in 1940, the Office serves the Mid Atlantic region, which includes eight states.
Québec and the United States: Prospering together
Québec is the
United States’ 14th largest trading partner
Spent each year by
Quebeckers traveling to the U.S.
in the U.S.
More than 12 000 Québec
companies do business
in the United States
Over 250 000 Americans
work for Québec-owned businesses
in the United States
Québec Government Office in New York
Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
UPDATED -- COVID-19: Resources For U.S. Artists And Arts Organizations
May 1, 2020 As the world at large continues to grapple with COVID-19, we hope to keep our American collaborators connected to work coming out of Québec via virtual platforms in the June issue of our cultural newsletter. Our April and May newsletters, which were dedicated to resources for artists and arts organizations, are still...
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April 22, 2020 On May 13th, NVTC's Digital Transformation Committee (DTC) and the International Committee are hosting a virtual event with leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) companies from Quebec, Canada. Hear from these trendsetters how AI is driving the next wave of digital transformation. We hope that you...
The mandate of the DGQNY administration branch is to inform and assist staff and to advise managers on matters of human, physical, financial, and information resources. Among other things, the administration branch ensures the provision of supplies and equipment; informs staff of working conditions; ensures that financial operations are in compliance with directives; keeps track of the budget; provides IT, telephone, and videoconference support to staff; and coordinates security measures for the DGQNY. All the mandates of the administration branch are carried out in liaison with the Department’s various services.
Martine Hébert was appointed Quebec’s Delegate General in New York on August 16, 2021. In this capacity, she is responsible for promoting Québec’s interests in the 8 states comprising the Mid Atlantic region. Previously, she served as Quebec’s Delegate in Chicago.
As an experienced economist, she is well-known to economic development stakeholders, policymakers and the media, and has built her career at prominent public and private organizations in both Québec and Canada. A seasoned expert on government relations and the business community, she has contributed to the economic development of Québec and Canada by serving for 10 years as senior vice-president and national spokesperson for Canada’s largest SME group, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) .
Prior to that, she held various positions, including strategic advisor, manager, administrator and policy advisor. In April 2015, the renowned Les Affaires magazine also named her one of the six most influential personalities in Québec in the field of public affairs.
She holds a master’s degree in economics, has authored the book Les secrets du lobbying and gave the first course on government relations at Université de Montréal where she was awarded an honorary degree in 2010 in recognition of her outstanding career.