On the occasion of the Francophonie celebrations in New England, the Québec Government Office partnered with its local Francophone and Francophile to develop a rich cultural and educational program highlighting the French language and Francophone cultures.
On February 14th 2013, Julie Payette, Québec Scientific Delegate at the Québec Government Office in Washington, Remi Quirion, Québec Chief Scientist, and Marc Lepage, CEO Génome Québec participated in a cross-border dialogue on “Fostering Cultures of Innovation through International Cooperation. » Our Québec colleagues were joined by members of Academia, Industry and Government from both Canada and the US.
On January 30 and 31, 2013, representatives from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) a quasi-public agency created in 2006 by Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts. The MLSC is in charge of an initiative that includes a $1 billion investment package (over ten years) to enhance and strengthen the state’s internationally recognized leadership in the life sciences. A very interesting model for an ecosystem among the richest in the world!
More than 60 people were present on February 13th at the Café des Sciences #53, where Dr. Rolland Pellenq, Research Director, and Dr. Normand Mousseau, a professor at the University of Montreal, presented their research.
MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE is an annual celebration drawing 900,000 fans to experience the joy of Montréal wintertime through a program of performing arts, gastronomy, free outdoor family activities and more!
A delegation from Leningrad Oblast (Leningrad Region) will be attending the 59th edition of the Québec Winter Carnival — a true institution in Québec’s capital city. Over the years, the Winter Carnival’s international impact has grown, thanks among other things to a 15-year-old tradition of inviting a foreign country to take part in the major winter event. This year’s special guest is Russia.
On January 30, 2013, the Director of Economic Affairs at the Québec Delegation, Mr. Benoît B. Lymburner, accompanied by Marc-Antoine Bédard, commercial officer, welcomed a group of Québec entrepreneurs in Cambridge, MA.
The Quebec Delegate in New England, Mrs. Marie-Claude Francoeur, will be the Keynote Speaker at The Vermont Council on World Affairs Annual Meeting on December 10, 2012 at The Pomerleau Alumni Center at Saint Michael’s College.