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  • 18 Apr 2013
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    Québec and Chili cooperate in public health and the environment

    Public health and the environment, as well as specialized laboratory services, such as toxicology and microbiology, are the focus of a partnership initiated jointly by the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), the Centre d'expertise en analyse environnementale du Québec (CEAEQ) and Chili’s Public Health Institute.

  • 18 Apr 2013
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    UN-Habitat: Québec serves as an example

    John MacKay, the President & CEO of the Société d’habitation du Québec (SHQ), is participating in the 24th Session of the Governing Council of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) being held in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya, from April 15 to 19, 2013.

  • 17 Apr 2013
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    Economic spinoffs from Brazil mission

    Over 400 business meetings and 100 meetings between researchers, a memorandum of understanding with the State of São Paulo, a joint declaration on the Plan Nord, clean technology projects and the inauguration of a new Bombardier Transport facility are just a few of the benefits arising from the mission by Premier Charest and ministers Gagnon-Tremblay and Hamad to Brazil from April 10 to 13, 2012.

  • 17 Apr 2013
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    Québec-Wallonia-Brussels agreement: new cooperation priorities

    Pauline Marois, the Premier of Québec, and Rudy Demotte, Minister-President of the French Community of Belgium and Minister-President of the Region of Wallonia, signed a joint declaration announcing more exchanges between Québec and Wallonia-Brussels on April 16, 2013 in Quebec City.

  • 15 Apr 2013
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    Minister Nicolas Marceau to participate in BIO 2013 Convention

    The Minister of Finance and the Economy, Nicolas Marceau, will be taking part in the 2013 International Convention of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO 2013), which will be held from April 22 to 25 in Chicago. The Minister will be accompanied by representatives from Québec companies and organizations in the life sciences sector, including Génome Québec and the NeoMed Institute, a research consortium recently set up in Québec to boost the competitiveness of the sector.

  • 10 Apr 2013
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    Québec companies dip toes into Russian market

    Six companies from the Centre-du-Québec, Mauricie and Estrie participated in a trade mission to Russia from April 1 to 6 to promote their products, scope out business opportunities and expand their network of professional contacts.

  • 1 Apr 2013
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    New research and creation residency in Mumbai

    The Québec Arts Council (Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec - CALQ) is extending its network of studios and residencies to India as the result of a two-year partnership agreement with two organizations: Space 118 and What About Art? The agreement will provide Québec artists with a new location for research and creation in Mumbai, India.

  • 26 Mar 2013
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    Deputy Premier François Gendron goes to Rome and the Vatican

    The Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), François Gendron, was on a mission to Rome and the Vatican from March 18 to 20 as Québec’s representative at the Holy Mass for the beginning of the Petrine Ministry of His Holiness Pope Francis.

  • 23 Mar 2013
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    BIXI in Chicago!

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has just announced that he has selected Alta Bicycle Share, the partner of BIXI in the United States, to set up and operate Chicago’s bike share system.

  • 22 Mar 2013
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    Québec studios abroad: there’s still time to apply!

    Québec artists have until April 1, 2013, to apply for a stay in one of the six Québec studios abroad. They are located in Berlin, London, New York City, Paris, Rome, and Tokyo.

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