Opened in 1978, the Québec Government Office in Washington is responsible for furthering Québec’s bilateral relations with the U.S. federal government (Administration and executive agencies as well as Congress).
It monitors legislative developments as well as the programs and policies of the U.S. federal government.
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
A Québécois Concert and Dance - October 1512 October 2017Join the Washington Revels on Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 PM in Bethesda for a Québécois concert and gigue ("kitchen" dance), in anticipation of their 2017 French-Canadian themed "Christmas Revels."
Twelve Québécois films on the silver screen in Silver Spring7 July 2017Starting July 7 through September 13, the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre in Silver Spring will present a series of Canadian films in honor of Canada’s 150th birthday. Twelve Québécois movies will be featured, including several that have earned Oscar (U.S.), Genie (Canada), César (France) and Cannes Film...
Provide information on the interests that Québec and its U.S. partners share on a broad range of issues. It creates opportunities for outreach and collaboration with universities, think tanks and opinion leaders especially in priority sectors for Québec such as trade, energy and the environment, security and transportation.
Providing advice and assistance to Québec-based exporters wishing to develop new opportunities in the United States.
Assist U.S.-based companies wishing to invest in Québec and organizes trade missions to Québec for U.S. firms.
Support the work of Québec’s Scientific Delegate to the United States in her efforts to build collaborations between Québec and U.S. institutions in science and technology.
Frédéric Tremblay was appointed Director of the Québec Government Office in Washington on February 20, 2015. Mr. Tremblay holds a graduate degree in public management, a master’s in political science and a B.A. in political communications. He started his career with the Québec Ministère des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie in 2006 as a Communications Advisor at the Online Services Division.
He subsequently held the position of International Relations Advisor at the North America Division from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Tremblay continued his work at the Ministère as Public and Government Affairs Advisor at the Québec Government Office in Los Angeles starting in 2012.
Frédéric Tremblay was previously employed by the Secrétariat à la jeunesse (Youth Secretariat), which is under the authority of the Premier and is part of the Ministère du Conseil exécutif du Québec. He also gained experience in journalism at La Presse and Le Nouvelliste dailies, where he dealt with subjects focusing on political, economic and cultural issues.