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  • 1 May 2012
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    Québec and Alaska: Talks on Arctic issues and challenges

    At the International Polar Year Conference recently held in Montreal, Geoffrey Kelley, Québec’s Minister responsible for Native Affairs, spoke with Mead Treadwell, Lieutenant Governor of Alaska.

  • 27 Apr 2012
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    Rio+20: Call for projects and accreditation — Reminder

    The Government of Québec invites civil society organizations to submit their projects if they wish to receive funding for their participation in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, also called Rio+20, which will be held in Brazil from June 20 to 22, 2012. The goal is to promote strong and diverse participation in this major international meeting on sustainable development.

  • 25 Apr 2012
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    Creation of Ressources Québec

    Ressources Québec is a new Investissement Québec (IQ) subsidiary designed for businesses interested in investing in the mining and hydrocarbon sectors. Ressources Québec will provide financial solutions and support for businesses that want to develop large-scale, formative projects that are profitable for Québec, from exploration to mining and resource processing.

  • 25 Apr 2012
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    From Knowledge to Action: IPY 2012 Montréal Conference

    Premier Jean Charest participated in the opening ceremony of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2012 Conference, which was held in Montréal from April 22 to 27. Mr. Charest reiterated the importance of developing the North and conserving its territories for the benefit of local communities before an audience of over 2,500 people. Many media representatives from Québec and the world over attended the event.

  • 24 Apr 2012
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    European Parliament Conference: Québec’s lead in sustainable development

    Québec Delegate General in Brussels Christos Sirros, Associate Deputy Minister - Forêt Québec Richard Savard, and MDDEP representative Robert Noël de Tilly (Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs) recently took part in a conference in Brussels organized by the European Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. They were invited to present the Québec model. Québec is viewed as a pioneer in sustainable development and forest management.

  • 20 Apr 2012
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    Québec microbrewers on a mission in beer country

    Eight Québec microbrewers took part in a beer brewing trade mission in Belgium and participated in the 10th International Trends in Brewing event in Gand, whose theme was “Beer Quality and Cost-effective Processing."

  • 19 Apr 2012
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    Public transit mission to Seattle

    Québec Minister of Transport Pierre Moreau was in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, April 13, 2012, to meet the city’s main transportation players and discuss public transportation governance and ferry services. The mission was coordinated by the Québec government office in Los Angeles.

  • 19 Apr 2012
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    Cross-border security the focus of Canada-United States symposium in New York City

    The Québec Government Office in New York (DGQNY), in collaboration with the Canadian Consulate General in New York City and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, organized a symposium on procedures and initiatives to combat organized crime, terrorism, money laundering, drug trafficking and other cross-border crimes.

  • 16 Apr 2012
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    Exceptional collaboration!

    On April 2, in partnership with the Québec government office in Paris, the Sûreté du Québec (SQ — Québec police force) presented certificates of merit to three people in France who, thanks to their presence of mind, enabled the SQ to help someone in psychological distress in Québec.

  • 13 Apr 2012
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    Québec and Bavaria establish Plan Nord partnership

    Taking advantage of their presence at the 6th Conference of Heads of Government of Partner Regions, which was held from April 11 to 13 in São Paulo, Brazil, Québec Premier Jean Charest and his counterpart, Bavarian Minister-President Horst Seehofer, signed a Joint Declaration on joint initiatives related to the Plan Nord.

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