News - Feature article on Quebec City, with many great photos, in the November/December edition of Just for Canadian Dentists Magazine
News - On Tuesday, the Charest government announced an effort to reverse the decline – a new provincial agency called Export Quebec that will provide one-stop shopping to exporters. The new initiative is intended to help companies with marketing and diversification, particularly into big emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China.
News - Stung by a 40% drop in exports to the United States over the past decade, the Quebec government is launching a new provincial export agency to help smaller companies boost sales to emerging markets.
News - INRS has once again been ranked first among Canadian universities for research intensity (average funding per faculty member) according to the latest data from RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. According to the organization’s 2011 list of top performing Canadian universities in terms of research, INRS’ total funding rose from $51.6 million in 2009 to nearly $65 million in 2010—a 25.8% increase.
News - Being an entrepreneur was the ideal way for me and my wife to accomplish our personal and our careers at the same time. Dreams are meant to be realized, and we did just that by becoming entrepreneurs. I had a great interest in creating and executing an innovative business model that respected people and the environment. This pushed me to become an entrepreneur.
Press releases - Quebec City has been named one of the world’s 21 “Smart Communities” for the second year in a row. This award is presented by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), an independent New York City-based think tank dedicated to developing the digital economy. The announcement was made by Louis Zacharilla, one of the ICF’s founders, at a ceremony in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Applications from some 400 cities and regions were evaluated.
News - Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, the Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, will head a trade mission to Brazil from October 24 to 28 to strengthen Québec’s presence in this emerging market.
News - QUEBEC is a city of delightfully stark, yet virtually seamless contrasts; centuries-old fortification walls lead to chic open-kitchen restaurants, and cobblestone streets give way to bike paths and innovative art institutions. The enchanting Francophone capital of Quebec province, and one of the oldest cities in North America, Quebec City received a major face lift before its 400th anniversary in 2008.
News - A tour of Quebec City, in video, from The New York Time's Travel Section.
Press releases - Quebec International recently gained distinction at the Marketing Canada Awards, sponsored by the Economic Development Association of Canada, and at the Recognition Awards Gala, sponsored by the Quebec Association of Economic Development Professionals, held in Peterborough, Ontario and Victoriaville, Quebec on October 3 and 6, respectively.