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  • 10 Apr 2013
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    Québec companies dip toes into Russian market

    Six companies from the Centre-du-Québec, Mauricie and Estrie participated in a trade mission to Russia from April 1 to 6 to promote their products, scope out business opportunities and expand their network of professional contacts.

  • 19 Feb 2013
    / On the agenda

    Economy and Biofood at the Heart of the Cooperation Agreement Québec-Leningrad

    On February 8, the Deputy Premier of Québec, François Gendron, met with the Vice-Governor of Leningrad Region on External Relations, Alexander Kuznetsov, who was invited to the Québec Winter Carnival. The meeting reaffirmed Québec’s interest for this Russian region.

  • 5 Jul 2012
    / On the agenda

    Mission to Russia by Minister of Transport

    Québec Minister of Transport Pierre Moreau concluded his June 17 to 20 mission to Europe by participating in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

  • 20 Jun 2011
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    Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum: Québec strengthens its presence in Russia

    Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, the Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, participated in the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum from June 16 to 18. The meetings held on the sidelines of the economic and political rendezvous provided an opportunity to develop relations with existing and potential partners in Russia and to promote the Northern Plan.

  • 13 Jun 2011
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    Minister Gagnon-Tremblay on mission to Europe

    Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, is in Europe from June 14 to 27. Her mission will take her to Russia, France and Italy.

  • 8 Jun 2011
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    Quebec and Russia forge stronger ties

    Jean Charest, Premier of Quebec, held talks with the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Viktor Alekseyevich Zubkov, on June 2. During their meeting, Mr. Charest reiterated Quebec’s desire to maintain long-term relations with Russia.

  • 7 Apr 2011
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    Québec poetry in Russian

    A first anthology of Québec poetry translated into Russian was launched this March. Entitled Poety Kvebeka (The Poets of Québec), it brings together poems and essays from 44 Québec authors. The 740-page anthology is published by St. Petersburg publishing house Nauka of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

  • 18 Mar 2011
    / On the agenda

    Québec strengthens its ties with Russia

    On March 16, the Premier of Québec, Jean Charest, and the Governor of the Leningrad Region, Valery Serdyukov, signed a cooperation agreement in Québec City to develop relations in a number of industrial and economic sectors.

  • 8 Jun 2009
    / On the agenda

    Russia: a promising market for Québec investors

    After visiting Moscow, the Minister of International Relations and Minister Responsible for La Francophonie, Pierre Arcand, concluded his mission to Russia on June 7 by participating in the 13th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). This Russian “Davos” is a gathering place for the world’s political and economic elite as well as for the Russian Federation’s most influential figures, including President Medvedev.

  • 3 Jun 2009
    / On the agenda

    Toward a formal Québec–Moscow cooperative agreement

    At the end of the first part of its mission in Russia, the Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, Pierre Arcand, was very enthusiastic about his reception by the Russian representatives he met and the possibilities for cooperation that were proposed.

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