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  • 22 Jul 2009
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    Quebecers abroad: online guide

    A new online guide is available for Quebecers wishing to travel abroad or already living outside Canada. The guide is produced by Services Québec and is geared towards travellers and individuals planning to remain abroad for an extended period.

  • 21 Jul 2009
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    Summer camp in Shanghai

    At the invitation of Montréal’s twin city Shanghai, a group of Quebecers will be attending the 2009 Shanghai International Sister Cities Youth Camp from July 19 to August 1. The event will provide a unique opportunity to gain familiarity with Chinese culture and to educate young people from around the world about Québec.

  • 17 Jul 2009
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    Georgia studies Québec’s healthcare approach

    In early July, Dr. Rhonda Medows, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health, visited Montréal and Québec City to familiarize herself with the provincial healthcare system. At a meeting with Yves Bolduc, Minister of Health and Social Services, discussions focused on the similarities and differences between Québec’s and Georgia’s systems and on bilateral public health challenges.

  • 14 Jul 2009
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    Québec Without Borders: more than 400 internships available

    Young people interested in taking part in international solidarity initiatives are encouraged to apply for one of about 400 internships available under the 2009-2010 Québec Without Borders program.

  • 10 Jul 2009
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    Québec Day in Vermont

    For the 400th anniversary of Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont, the Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, Pierre Arcand, unveiled the sculpture given by the Québec government on July 10 to the Governor of the State of Vermont, James H. Douglas, and the Mayor of Burlington, Bob Kiss.

  • 10 Jul 2009
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    Mayor of Phoenix visits Montréal

    Earlier this week, the City of Montréal welcomed the Mayor of Phoenix, Phil Gordon. The Mayor’s entourage included representatives of the Canada Arizona Business Council and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the organizations behind the mission to Montréal.

  • 8 Jul 2009
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    Alfa Rococo to perform at francophone music festivals in Europe

    As part of a four-show European tour, Alfa Rococo will perform on July 11 at Les Francofolies in La Rochelle, France, and on July 20 at Les Francofolies in Spa, Belgium.

  • 8 Jul 2009
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    Minister St-Pierre in France for Festival d’Avignon

    Christine St-Pierre, Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women, is in France from July 7 to 12 to support Québec artists who take part in the 63rd Festival d’Avignon.

  • 6 Jul 2009
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    Results of a Québec study on the Dawson College shooting presented in New York

    On June 30, a group of Québec researchers presented the preliminary results of a groundbreaking study on the psychological impact of the Dawson College shooting, in conjunction with the 31st Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health held from June 28 to July 4 at New York University.

  • 6 Jul 2009
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    Yvon Vallières to head the Francophonie Parliamentary Assembly

    The President of Québec’s National Assembly, Yvon Vallières, was elected President of the Francophonie Parliamentary Assembly (Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie or APF in French) at the 35th session of the organization held in Paris on July 6.

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