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  • 4 Feb 2010
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    Québec shines at Slamdance, an alternative to Sundance

    Two young Québec filmmakers have been singled out for top honours, the Grand Jury and Audience awards, at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival.

  • 4 Feb 2010
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    Québec cinema makes inroads in California

    Québec cinema will be in the limelight from February 4 to 14 during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), one of the four major filmfests in the Los Angeles area.

  • 3 Feb 2010
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    Mission to India: Nine agreements signed in Bangalore

    Indian and Québec partners have signed nine agreements in Bangalore, the second stop on the itinerary for the Québec mission to India led by Premier Jean Charest. Capital of the State of Karnataka, Bangalore is the hub of India’s information and communication technology (ICT) industry.

  • 1 Feb 2010
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    2010 Mission to India: Initial agreements

    Thirteen agreements between businesses in Québec and India and between Indian and Québec training centres were signed on the first day of the economic mission to the subcontinent led by Premier Jean Charest. The day ended with the official opening of the Québec government office in Mumbai.

  • 25 Jan 2010
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    Milken Institute President and CEO visits Québec

    Based in Santa Monica, California, the Milken Institute is one of the most influential think tanks in the western United States. Its President and CEO, Michael Klowden, was in Québec from January 19 to 21 to find out more about our economy and meet key players in the areas of economic development and research.

  • 13 Jan 2010
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    Light vehicle greenhouse gas emissions: California standards in force in Québec

    The Regulation respecting greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, the standards of which are equivalent to those adopted in California, come into effect in mid-January. Québec thereby becomes the first Canadian province to apply North America’s strictest standards.

  • 17 Dec 2009
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    La Francophonie Day of Discovery in Tokyo

    Over 150 people, mostly university students, participated in the La Francophonie Day of Discovery at Waseda University in Tokyo on December 13. This was the first event organized by the Council for the promotion of the Francophonie in Japan, an initiative encouraged by the Québec Government Office in Tokyo earlier this year.

  • 16 Dec 2009
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    25th Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie a success

    The Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, Pierre Arcand, was delighted with the outcome of the work accomplished at the 25th Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie (CMF), which ended on December 16 in Paris.

  • 15 Dec 2009
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    Québec consolidates its presence in Italy

    The new premises of the Québec government office in Rome were officially opened on December 14 by Christine St-Pierre, Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women.

  • 14 Dec 2009
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    Les Violons du Roy triumph at Carnegie Hall

    On December 11 and 12, Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Québec, under the direction of Bernard Labadie, performed Handel’s Messiah and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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