On Tuesday, October 27, the Québec Government Office in Boston and the Consulate General of Canada were invited to visit Vertex, a global biotechnology company headquartered in Boston. Vertex houses a research and development (R&D) site in Laval, Quebec, employing about 100 employees and contractors – a majority of whom work directly in R&D.
The Québec Government Office in Boston was pleased to host today the Science & Technology Diplomatic Circle Boston for a discussion with Tom O’Donnell , Director, Innovation Hub and Mary Ann Piccard, Associate Director, M2D2, which accelerates innovations in medical devices and biotech.
On the 9th October, in the presence of ministers Robert Poëti, Pierre Arcand, Jacques Daoust and David Heurtel, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard unveiled the new 2015-2020 Transportation Electrification Action Plan.
Québec Premier Philippe Couillard has been selected by the Clean50 group to join the prestigious list of influential figures in Canada’s sustainable development sector in 2016. The Clean50 awards ceremony took place earlier today in Toronto.
Congratulations to M. Armand Bernard Chartier who has been selected by The Superior Council of the French Language as one of the seven eminent personalities of the Francophonie who has been devoted to the maintenance and vitality of the French language in North America.
The Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Kathleen Weil, and the Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Christine St-Pierre, unveiled the exceptional measures that Québec will be putting in place to welcome more refugees, in particular Syrian refugees, and to support the efforts of Québec international cooperation organizations that are working on the ground.
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Sacramento, The Hague and Quebec, August 20, 2015 - California, The Netherlands and Québec today announced they are launching the International Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance (ZEV Alliance) to accelerate global adoption of ZEVs. The three partners also committed to recruiting other countries and sub-national jurisdictions to join them as founders of the alliance.
Québec City, July 13, 2015 – “We are taking yet another significant step today in the Nation-to-Nation relations between Québec and the Cree.” It is in these terms that Québec Premier Philippe Couillard welcomed Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Matthew Coon Come at the ceremony at which a new partnership and collaboration agreement was signed.
The Québec Government Office in Boston supported this year a record number of activities related to the Québec National Day, throughout all of New England. Here is a summary of these events, which brought together Québécers and Francophiles to celebrate both the culture and history of Quebec, but also its language, French.
On Tuesday June 23, World Policy Institute and the Government of Québec held a private breakfast and discussion featuring the Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard. The event was part of the Arctic Deeply Roundtables initiative, which seeks to engage leading experts and investors on the most pressing issues of our time, including sustainable development in the region.
The 2015 edition of the BIO conference was held on June 14 to June 17 in Philadelphia (PA). The Québec Government Office in Boston, represented by its Research, Innovation and Trade Attachée, Sophie Cerny, was proud to participate in this event.
This year, New England celebrates Québec National Day all across the region. The Québec Government Office in Boston is proud to present the different activities organized in 5 of the 6 states in the region: Bristol (CT), Cambridge (MA), Lewiston (ME), Manchester (NH) and Winooski (VT). Join us!