Québec City, November 5, 2013 – The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks, Yves-François Blanchet, and the Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Jean-François Lisée, are pleased to announce that the members of the National Assembly unanimously approved the Agreement between the Government of Québec and the California Air Resources Board Concerning the Harmonization and Integration of Cap-and-Trade Programs for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
Québec cinema and the Québec film industry still stand out this fall on the U.S. West Coast. Several films have been selected in major film festivals, and this year an impressive delegation of Québec companies takes part in the American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles.
The Aerospace Industry in Québec has been well represented at the 2013 edition of the National Business Aviation Association Conference (NBAA), which was held in Las Vegas from October 22 to 24. Nearly 30 companies from Québec, including 14 exhibitors took part in that event to promote their expertise with industry leaders and manufacturers.
The Quebec’s aerospace industry will be highlighted at the 2013 National Business Aviation Association Conference (NBAA), the largest meeting place for the business aviation community in North America, which will be held in Las Vegas from October 22th - 24th. 28 Québec companies will be in attendance, 14 as exhibitors, to promote their savoir faire and their expertise, and to meet with business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, and corporate aviation department personnel.
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.
"Gabrielle" by Quebec filmmaker Louise Archambault has been chosen to represent Canada at the Oscars. It’s the story of a young woman in her twenties who has Williams syndrome, and wants to live a "normal" life like her older sister.
Washington, D.C., October 1, 2013 - The Québec Minister of International Relations, Francophonie and External Trade, Mr. Jean-François Lisée, the Québec Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks, Mr. Yves-François Blanchet, and the Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, Ms. Mary Nichols, are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement outlining the steps and procedures to fully harmonize and integrate the cap-and-trade programs of Quebec and California. The linkage of the two programs is planned to be effective on January 1st, 2014.
The Québec Government is proud to offer a new grant program to American Scholars, the Québec / United States University Grant Program. The program is aimed at encouraging projects on Québec at U.S. universities, in the humanities and social sciences.
The Québec Government Office in Los Angeles is happy to announce that they are currently accepting applications for projects in the non-competitive category. The competition will remain open until all funds have been awarded.
If you're interested in Québec's mineral resources and their development, take note. This year, the mining sector’s annual rendez-vous will take place on November 11 to 14, 2013, at the Québec City Conference Centre.
Los Angeles, August 6, 2013 - From July 14 to 19, Alain Houde, the Québec Representative for the Western United States, attended the annual summit of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) in Anchorage, Alaska. The event gathered more than 200 policy makers, experts and business representatives from the Northwest parts of Canada and the U.S.