The Québec Government Office in New York is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. The Office promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: business, investment, government institutions, education, culture and public affairs. Inaugurated in 1940, the Office serves the Mid Atlantic region, which includes eight states.
Québec and the United States: Prospering together
Québec is the United States’
10th trading partner
Spent each year by
Quebeckers traveling to the U. S.
in the U. S
More than 12 000 Québec
companies do business
in the United States
255k U. S. jobs
Over 250 000 Americans
work for Québec-owned businesses
in the United States
Québec, Ontario and California Join Forces to Fight Climate Change22 September 2017On September 22 2017, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and California Governor Edmund G. Brown further strengthened their cooperation in the global fight against climate change by signing an agreement to integrate and harmonize emissions cap programs.
Quebec launches a new trade office in Philadelphia1 September 2017Quebec’s 9th representative office in the U.S. was inaugurated today with the appointment of Andrea Townrow as Director. Ms. Townrow’s mandate is to promote Quebec’s commercial interest in the Greater Philadelphia region, and strengthen economic ties between the two regions.
L'Harmonie des Saisons' New York Premiere at Americas Society17 October 2017 au 17 October 2017|
Arts and Culture
In their New York City debut, Québec-based ensemble L'Harmonie des Saisons presents a program of rarely heard eighteenth-century French music for the pardessus de viole, the crowning glory of the viola da gamba family. The duo,...
The mandate of the DGQNY administration branch is to inform and assist staff and to advise managers on matters of human, physical, financial, and information resources. Among other things, the administration branch ensures the provision of supplies and equipment; informs staff of working conditions; ensures that financial operations are in compliance with directives; keeps track of the budget; provides IT, telephone, and videoconference support to staff; and coordinates security measures for the DGQNY. All the mandates of the administration branch are carried out in liaison with the Department’s various services.
Before assuming his duties as Delegate General in December 2014, Jean-Claude Lauzon worked as an industrial psychologist and corporate director.
From 1974 to 1980, he was a director at Rourke, Bourbonnais & Associates. He then joined the prestigious Ernst & Young firm where he held the positions of managing partner of technology services, managing partner of consulting services, and vice president. He remained at Ernst & Young until 2003, when he became a head hunter for the Montréal office of the internationally recognized company Korn Ferry.
Mr. Lauzon was also a member of an advisory committee of the Québec Manufacturing Fund, and served as President of the World Confederation of Productivity Science and Vice President of the Montréal Heart Institute Foundation’s Board of Directors.
In 1988, he received the Noël-Mailloux Award in recognition of his contribution to the development of psychology. It is the highest distinction given by the Ordre des psychologues du Québec.