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  • 22 Dec 2010
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    Québec’s biosphere reserves — an example to follow

    On December 15, Claude Fleury, Director of the Québec Government Office in Barcelona (BQB), gave a speech in the county of Amposta, Catalonia, on Québec’s biosphere reserves. His presentation was part of an event held to launch Spain’s candidacy for the regions of Ebro and Matarranya (located respectively in Catalonia and Aragon) to obtain the status of World Biosphere Reserves, awarded by UNESCO.

  • 21 Dec 2010
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    Québec City theatre company performs Chekhov in São Paulo

    As part of the festivities surrounding the 150th anniversary of the birth of Russian author Anton Chekhov, Québec City’s Théâtre du Trident performed Three Sisters in Brazil. The production was directed by Wajdi Mouawad.

  • 16 Dec 2010
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    Inaugural edition of the Québec Annual Lecture: a resounding success!

    More than 200 participants from the worlds of politics, diplomacy and academia, together with representatives of think tanks and non-governmental organizations, attended the inaugural edition of the Québec Annual Lecture, which was held in London on December 1.

  • 14 Dec 2010
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    Health: Québec-Brazil meeting

    The 3rd Symposium of the Luso-Francophone Health Conference (COLUFRAS) was held in December in Campo Grande, Brazil. The Québec Office in São Paulo participated in the event, which was organized in collaboration with the National Council of Secretaries of State for Health (CONASS).

  • 10 Dec 2010
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    Québec and Mexico discuss education

    Activities to promote Québec’s educational offerings were held in November at the Expo Excelencia Universitaria education trade fair in Mexico City and in Guadalajara, located in the Mexican state of Jalisco.

  • 26 Nov 2010
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    First meeting of Québec-Bavarian industrial clusters in Munich

    On November 22 and 23, some fifty Quebecers participated in the first meeting of Québec-Bavarian industrial clusters in Munich. The delegation was led by Clément Gignac, Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade. Life science, biotechnology, and information technology and communications were the main sectors targeted.

  • 24 Nov 2010
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    Québec City’s mayor visits New York, Philadelphia and New Jersey

    Mayor Régis Labeaume was in New York and Philadelphia on November 22 and 23 to promote Québec City’s economic development. Organized by Québec Government Office in New York, the initiative was designed to spotlight Québec City-based companies and research centres, particularly in the life science and information technology sectors.

  • 23 Nov 2010
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    Quebecer gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Cirque du Soleil President and Co-Founder Guy Laliberté now has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The unveiling ceremony was held on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles.

  • 19 Nov 2010
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    Aerospace: CRIAQ signs cooperation agreement in Japan

    The Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec (CRIAQ) signed a aeronautic technology cooperation agreement with the Japan Aerospace Parts Association (JASPA) on November 17, 2010.

  • 17 Nov 2010
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    Québec and Bavaria sign two agreements

    A Bavarian delegation visited Québec from November 10 to 13. At the end of the mission, two new cooperation agreements between Québec and Bavaria were signed.

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