Québec Premier Pauline Marois was in New England last July 17 and 18 to meet with her New England counterparts in preparation of the 37th Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (CNEG/ECP) to be held in La Malbaie next September 8 and 9.
Écotech Québec and ACTION (Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England) announced today a formal collaboration to encourage business and research partnerships between the cleantech sectors of the New England region(United States), and Québec (Canada).
On the occasion of the Annual Business and Technology Forum 2013, the Québec Government Office in Boston (QGOB) organized a trade mission for three Québec companies in the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector. The Forum was held at the Faculty Club in Cambridge (Massachusetts) on May 15, 2013. This event was organized in partnership with the New England Canada Business Council (NECBC) and the Consulate General of Canada in Boston.
Following a speech at the New England Council on May 10th, William "Mo" Cowan, acting as Interim Senator from Massachusetts, and Jean Saintonge, Québec's Delegate in New England, discussed various topics of interest regarding the two regions.
Québec Minister of Finance and the Economy Nicolas Marceau has announced at the International Congress of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO 2013) being held in Chicago from April 22 to 25, 2013, that Québec is participating in the International Collaborative Industrial Program (ICIP) of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Centre (MLSC).
Jean Saintonge, Québec Delegate to New England, accompanied by Public Affairs Director, Marianne Bonnard, and Economic Affairs Director, Benoît B. Lymburner, met with Paul LePage, Governor of Maine on April 4, 2013.