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  • 19 Mar 2013
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    Québec shined at Texas South by Southwest festival

    “Planet Québecers” at South by Southwest (SXSW) returned home enchanted by their experience in Texas. The third year of this international showcase, which was held from March 8 to 17, was an occasion for productive discussions, promising meetings and the promotion of Québec culture and innovation.

  • 19 Mar 2013
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    Launch of activities for the 50th anniversary of the Québec Government Office in London

    On March 17, Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, ended a mission to the United Kingdom during which she launched the program of year-long activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the Québec Government Office in London. The Minister also participated in several political meetings in the capital.

  • 12 Mar 2013
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    Minister Agnès Maltais carries out mission to New York

    Québec’s Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Agnès Maltais, was in New York City on March 4 and 5 to take part in a session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), as part of the Canadian delegation.

  • 9 Mar 2013
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    Innovative mass transit: Exploratory mission to New York City

    Pierre Moreau, Minister of Transport, and Norman MacMillan, Minister for Transport, were in New York City from March 1 to 3 to meet with mass transit authorities in the New York area. The mission was an opportunity for them to discuss crucial transportation issues such as security, governance, innovation and funding.

  • 4 Mar 2013
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    Québec at Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2013

    For the 8th consecutive year, the whirlwind of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest mobile industry exhibition in the world, swept through Barcelona from February 25 to 28, 2013. The event was held at a new venue, Fira Gran Via, a colossal site covering 240,000 square metres, twice as large as last year’s venue.

  • 27 Feb 2013
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    International exports increase in 2012

    International merchandise exports by Québec1 totalled $63.3 billion in 2012, a 1.7% increase over 2011, according to the Institut de la statistique du Québec.

  • 21 Feb 2013
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    Nine Québec artists selected for 2013 Jeux de la Francophonie

    The Minister of Culture and Communications, Maka Kotto, has just unveiled the names of nine artists who will make up the Québec team at the 7th Jeux de la Francophonie, which will be held in Nice, France, from September 6 to 15, 2013.

  • 18 Feb 2013
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    Québec’s green energies presented in Los Angeles

    Québec actively participated in VerdeXchange, an international conference on green technologies that was held in California's largest city at the beginning of the month. Its participation was made possible thanks to support from the Québec Government Office in Los Angeles (DQLA).

  • 18 Feb 2013
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    Québec music, interactive media and cinema invade Texas!

    For the third year in a row, the Québec government has brought together Quebecers from the worlds of music, interactive media and film, under the Planet Québec banner, to give them a chance to showcase their talent at the high-profile South by Southwest Festival (SXSW), to be held in Austin, Texas, from March 8 to 17, 2013.

  • 11 Jan 2013
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    Rare diseases: Québec and France share their expertise

    As a result of cooperation between Québec and France, Québec’s existing rare disease resources are now accessible on the Orphanet international portal for patients and health care professionals in Québec as well as in France and elsewhere.

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