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  • 10 Dec 2013
    / On the agenda

    Minister Lisée to lead trade mission to Japan

    Minister Jean-François Lisée will lead a trade mission to Japan from January 19 to 23, 2014.

  • 25 Oct 2013
    / On the agenda

    Québec-Japan collaboration in the aeronautics sector

    The École de technologie supérieure (ETS) – a public engineering institution affiliated with the Université du Québec network – signed a partnership agreement with Hiroshima University in the presence of the Québec Delegate General in Tokyo, Claude-Yves Charron. The agreement will facilitate the development of more effective aircraft construction techniques.

  • 29 Aug 2013
    / On the agenda

    Japanese master chef praises Québec agri-food products

    Japanese master chef Toshiro Kandagawa, who is known in the United States for his appearances on Iron Chef, gave a culinary demonstration in Osaka that combined Québec and Japan gastronomy.

  • 23 Jul 2013
    / On the agenda

    A course on Québec is offered at Konan University in Japan

    More than 25 students enrolled in a new course on Québec offered at Konan University in Kobe, Japan. This initiative was in line with Francophonie curriculum around the world.

  • 8 Mar 2012
    / On the agenda

    Diversifying agri-food exports to Asia

    Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Pierre Corbeil, headed an economic and political mission to Japan from March 4 to 7 with the goal of helping Québec bio-food exporters to diversify their Asian markets. The mission moved on to China, where it will continue until March 11.

  • 11 Jan 2012
    / On the agenda

    Over $300 million in Japanese investments in Québec

    In 2012, a number of Québec companies will benefit from major investments from Japan that will create hundreds of jobs in various economic sectors, including information technology, video games and natural resources and mining.

  • 5 Jan 2012
    / On the agenda

    MRI backs Québec-Japan journalism grant

    Marie-Soleil Desautels, recipient of the 2011 Québec-Japan journalism grant, has returned from a stay in Japan, where she prepared a series of articles. At the end of ten days devoted to a story on geothermal power — at a time when Japan is rethinking its energy policy and could shift to non-nuclear sources of power — she decided to extend her stay in order to cover the Tohoku region, devastated by last year’s earthquake and tsunami. She also delved into the status of women in Japan, focusing in particular on work-family balance.

  • 20 Dec 2011
    / On the agenda

    Plan Nord: Course on Québec at Meiji University in Japan

    Québec Delegate General in Tokyo Claude-Yves Charron gave a conference in December on the Plan Nord for the “Québec aujourd’hui” course, which is on the curriculum of the School of Political Science and Economics of Meiji University in Japan in partnership with the Association japonaise des études québécoises (AJEQ).

  • 27 Aug 2011
    / On the agenda

    Mission to Japan generates positive results

    Québec Premier Jean Charest wrapped up the Japanese segment of his trip to Asia on August 27 by meeting with Keiji Yamada, Governor of Kyoto Prefecture and President of the National Governors Association.

  • 25 Aug 2011
    / On the agenda

    Premier Charest addresses Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan

    On the second day of his mission to Japan, Québec Premier Jean Charest spoke to an audience of businesspeople interested in Québec’s Plan Nord (Northern Plan), during a conference lunch held in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ).

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