Through the Bourse de mobilité des chercheurs program launched by the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques (CFA, you can get a $ 2,000 CAN mobility grant to present your research in French outside of your region.
On October 25-26, Bishop's University was the host of the Québec-Vermont Bio-Energy Challenge Forum. The forum is one of the actions taken by the Québec and Vermont governments following the cooperation agreement signed by the two regions in February 2013.
Do like Margaret Lawrence, Director of programming at the Hopkins Center for the Arts Program at Dartmouth College who attended the Marie Chouinard dance company show Henri Michaux - Movements and gymnopédiques at Danse Danse, with the financial support of the Québec Government Office in Boston (QGOB).
October was a busy month for our Academic Affairs Attachée, Laurence Gagnon. She traveled within Massachusetts and to Maine and New Hampshire to promote the Québec Government Office's services to French teachers, university professors and scholars interested in Québec!
The Québec Government Office in Boston, as a partner of the Café des Sciences series, invites you to attend the event: In the footsteps of Darwin - the study of cancers evolution in order to identify new therapeutic targets on November 20th. Note that Café des Sciences presentations are in French.
The Québec government supports the agreement in principle on the major issues of the negotiation of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union, which has been reached after several months of intense negotiations.
The Government of Québec launched its Economic Policy Putting Jobs First on October 7. One of the objectives of the policy is to attract foreign investments and stimulate exports. The policy should generate nearly $13 billion in public and private investments over the next 10 years.
On October 7 and 8, the Quebec Government Office in Boston participated to the New England Canadian Universities Fair organized by the Canadian General Consulate in Boston. The fairs, held in Newton and Tewksbury attracted over 100 people curious to learn more about Canadian universities and education offers in Quebec.