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  • 16 Mar 2011
    / On the agenda

    Rail links with the United States: A priority

    Sam Hamad, Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Capitale Nationale region, met with key politicians and businesspeople in the New York State capital, Albany, on March 15. The discussions revolved around the development of railway services between Montréal and New York City, one of the priorities set forth in the Québec Government’s U.S. strategy.

  • 4 Mar 2011
    / On the agenda

    Québec film screenings at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    From March 11 to 17, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is hosting a showcase devoted to emerging Québec cinema.

  • 3 Mar 2011
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    New York City: Québec participates in a panel on northern issues

    On February 28, the Québec Government Office in New York organized a panel entitled “Going North – The Geopolitics of Northern Development” in collaboration with the Center for Global Affairs (CGA) of New York University (NYU).

  • 1 Mar 2011
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    Québec-European Union journalism award

    This new award will give a young journalist who is a member of the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec (FPJQ) the chance to spend some time at the European institutions in Brussels in order to report on an issue of importance to both Québec and the European Union (EU).

  • 18 Feb 2011
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    The Governor of Vermont visits Québec

    The new Governor of the State of Vermont, Peter Shumlin, visited Québec on February 14 and 15. It was his first international visit since he began his duties on January 6.

  • 17 Feb 2011
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    Appointments to Tokyo and Los Angeles

    The Cabinet has appointed a new Québec Delegate General in Tokyo and a new Québec Government Representative in Los Angeles.

  • 16 Feb 2011
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    Death of Jean-Marc Léger

    Jean-Marc Léger, one of the founders of La Francophonie and an ardent promoter of the French language, has died.

  • 14 Feb 2011
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    Health: Minister Bolduc in Washington

    The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Yves Bolduc, was in Washington from January 31 to February 3.

  • 11 Feb 2011
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    Planet Québec to orbit Texas

    From March 11 to 20, 2011, Québec will send its musicians, filmmakers and interactive multimedia artists into orbit at the 25th South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas. This is a first for Québec. The Québec Government Office in Atlanta is spearheading this initiative together with the Québec Ministry of Culture, the Ministry if International relations and other partners.

  • 8 Feb 2011
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    Mission to India generates positive results

    Clément Gignac, Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, led a mission to India from January 30 to February 4. He was accompanied by a delegation of about 50 people from Québec companies and institutions, representing the worlds of business, investment, research and innovation, higher education and medical technology.

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