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  • 13 Mar 2014
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    International Women’s Day: Québec honoured at UNESCO

    Québec was given a place of honour during the March 5 celebrations marking International Women’s Day at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. For the event, the President of Québec Native Women Inc., Viviane Michel, and the film director and founder of Wapikoni Mobile, Manon Barbeau, gave a presentation entitled “First Nations’ Women of Québec: Between Art and Activism.”

  • 13 Mar 2014
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    Win a book of Québec poetry!

    Are you interested in Québec literature? To underline this year’s International Francophone Day, we invite you to try your luck at winning an anthology of Québec poetry, Des pas sur la neige, anthologie de poésie québécoise.

  • 12 Mar 2014
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    Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014: $1.5 million in sales for some 20 Québec businesses

    A delegation of nearly twenty Québec companies was on hand at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the mobile telephony industry’s largest trade fair, held from February 24 to 27 in Barcelona. Led by Export Québec in collaboration with the Québec Government Office in Barcelona, the mission resulted in $1.5 million in firm sales.

  • 11 Mar 2014
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    Successful return to Japan by Cirque du Soleil

    Japanese audiences have once again shown their fascination with Cirque du Soleil, which presented the Japanese premiere of its show OVO last month in Tokyo.

  • 11 Mar 2014
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    Québec-India cooperation in the mining sector

    The first meeting of the Québec-India joint working group on cooperation in the mineral resources industry was held in Toronto on March 5 during the annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.

  • 7 Mar 2014
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    Québec strengthens its relations with Missouri

    On March 3 and 4, 2014, Jeremiah (Jay) Nixon, Governor of Missouri, conducted a successful first mission in Québec. During the visit, Élaine Zakaïb, Minister for Industrial Policy and the Banque de développement économique du Québec, and Mike Downing, Director of the Department of Economic Development, signed a Joint Declaration to strengthen economic and scientific relations between Québec and Missouri.

  • 6 Mar 2014
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    Québec-Maharashtra cooperation: Call for projects

    The Ministère des Relations internationales, de la Francophonie et du Commerce extérieur (MRIFCE) has issued a third call for projects aimed at continuing the cooperation launched in 2009 with the Indian state of Maharashtra.

  • 5 Mar 2014
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    10 years of UQAM in China

    The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) are celebrating 10 years of partnership.

  • 5 Mar 2014
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    France follows Québec’s lead in improving health in the workplace

    The preventive approach developed in Québec over the past several years by the Healthy Enterprises Group (Groupe entreprises en santé) will soon be implemented in France. The goal of the approach is to mobilize and equip work environments to ensure health, well-being and productivity.

  • 4 Mar 2014
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    New York charmed by Québec fashion

    Representatives of 28 Québec fashion industry businesses had a chance to show off their creations during the Moda Manhattan trade fair in New York, held from February 23 to 25. The trade mission was organized by the Québec government office in New York (DGQNY), in collaboration with the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and World Trade Centre Montreal.

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