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PAST EVENTS

The Honourable Greg Rickford April 11, 2014
The Honourable Greg Rickford
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources
Market Diversification
of Canada’s Natural Resources:
Opportunities for Quebec
Politics Series Luncheon

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Nikki Haley April 2, 2014
Nikki Haley
Governor of South Carolina
Build it and they will come: How manufacturing,
International Trade and Tourism is changing
the Face and the Future of South Carolina
Politics Series Luncheon

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The Honourable Edward Fast February 10, 2014
The Honourable Edward Fast
Canada’s Minister of International Trade
Canada’s Trade Strategy for Global Markets
Politics Series Luncheon

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Pauline Marois January 30, 2014
Pauline Marois
Premier of Québec
Quebec : Ready for Global Recovery
Politics Series Luncheon

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Jean-François Lisée October 28, 2013
Jean-François Lisée
Quebec Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie
and External Trade
Presentation of Quebec’s External Trade
Development Plan
Politics Series Luncheon

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The Honourable Denis Lebel October 21, 2013
The Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Infrastructure, Communities
and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic
Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
Canada’s Economy in a Changing World
Politics Series Luncheon

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October 17, 2013

Luncheon
Candidates Debate for Mayor of Montreal
Is Montreal Well Positioned for the Future
as a Global City?
Richard Bergeron

Richard Bergeron
Projet Montréal
Denis Coderre
Denis Coderre
Équipe Denis Coderre
Marcel Côté

Marcel Côté
Coalition Montréal -
Marcel Côté
Mélanie Joly
Mélanie Joly
Le vrai changement
pour Montréal -
Groupe Mélanie Joly
Jean-François Lépine
Moderator:
Jean-François Lépine
   

Deval Patrick October 11, 2013
Deval Patrick
Governor of Massachusetts
Massachusetts-Quebec: A Partnership
for the Innovation Economy
Politics Series Luncheon

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Nicolas Marceau October 4, 2013
Nicolas Marceau
Quebec Minister of Finance and the Economy
Quebec’s Economy and Finances:
A Strategy for Growth
Politics Series Luncheon

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Peter Shumlin June 17, 2013
Peter Shumlin
Governor of Vermont
New Investment projects in Northern Vermont
Reinforcing business ties between Vermont and Quebec
Cocktail

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Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch May 3, 2013
Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch
State Secretary for Economic Affairs of Switzerland
Switzerland Facing Global Economic Challenges
Politics Series Breakfast Address

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Paul LePage April 22, 2013
Paul LePage
Governor of Maine
Maine & Quebec: Opportunities for a Reinforced Economic Partnership
Politics Series Luncheon

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Kris Peeters March 18, 2013
Kris Peeters
Minister-President of Flanders
Flemish Minister for Economy, Foreign Policy, Agriculture
and Rural Policy
Flanders-Quebec: Reinforcing our Economic
and Political Ties
Politics Series Luncheon

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Jean-François Lisée
February 11, 2013
 
Jean-François Lisée
Quebec Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie
and External Trade
Quebec’s Global Ambitions
Politics Series Luncheon

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Thomas Mulcair February 7, 2013
Thomas Mulcair
Leader of the New Democratic Party
Leader of the Official Opposition
Reorienting Canada’s Approach to International
Relations and Trade
Politics Series Luncheon

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H.E. Thomas Boni Yayi
January 11, 2013  
H.E. Thomas Boni Yayi
President, African Union
President, Republic of Benin
Strengthening Economic Relations
between Africa and Canada
Politics Series Luncheon

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The Honourable John Baird
September 14, 2012
 
The Honourable John Baird
Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs
Standing Up for Canadian Values
in a Changing World
Politics Series Luncheon

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Dr. Zhu Chen May 25, 2012
Dr. Zhu Chen
China’s Minister of Health
China’s Health Care Reform
Breakfast Address

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May 7, 2012

Innovation, the Key to
European Economic Future

HRH the Crown Prince of Luxembourg Etienne Schneider
HRH the Crown Prince
of Luxembourg
Etienne Schneider
Minister of the Economy
and Foreign Trade of Luxembourg
 

Politics Series Luncheon

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The Honourable Jason Kenney
April 20, 2012
 
The Honourable Jason Kenney
Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism
Toward a Targeted, Fast and Efficient Immigration
System with Focus on Jobs and Growth
Politics Series Luncheon

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Pauline Marois April 19, 2012
Pauline Marois
Leader of the Parti Québécois
Leader of the Official Opposition
Québec's International Challenges
Politics Series Luncheon

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Robert F. McDonnell April 13, 2012
In Association with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Robert F. McDonnell
Governor of Virginia
Chairman, Republican Governors Association
Maximizing Business Relationship
between Virginia and Quebec
Politics Series Luncheon

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Gérard Collomb September 29, 2011
Gérard Collomb
Mayor of Lyon
Organizing Competitive Cities in a Globalized Economy: The Lyon Model
Politics Series Luncheon

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Naheed Nenshi September 22, 2011
Naheed Nenshi
Mayor of Calgary
Calgary: Western Canadian Hub for Business
Politics Series Conference-Cocktail

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Clément Gignac April 15, 2011
Clément Gignac
Quebec Minister of Economic Development, Innovation
and Export Trade

Competitiveness and Prosperity: a Plan for Quebec
Politics Series Luncheon

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John Lynch April 8, 2011
John Lynch
New Hampshire Governor
New Hampshire-Quebec: Business Opportunities
and Economic Partnership
Politics Series Luncheon

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Thursday, November 11, 2010


Bavaria-Quebec : An International Partnership
of Manifold Perspectives



Dr. Wolfgang Heubisch
Minister of Sciences, Research and the Arts of the State of Bavaria
Katja Hessel
Vice Minister of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology of the State of Bavaria

Luncheon

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November 2, 2010
Michael Ignatieff
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
and Leader of the Official Opposition
Rebuilding Canada's Leadership on the World Stage
Politics Series Luncheon

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November 1st, 2010
The Honourable Peter Van Loan
Canada’s Minister of International Trade
Promoting Canada’s Aggressive Free Trade Agenda
Politics Series Luncheon

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May 20, 2010
The Honourable Lawrence Cannon
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada
G8 and G20 in Canada: Issues and Priorities
Luncheon

March 12, 2010
Pierre Arcand
Minister of International Relations of Quebec
and Minister responsible for La Francophonie

Quebec's Action Plan for the United States

Luncheon


February 16, 2010
Jean-Luc Dehaene
Member of the European Parliament
and Prime Minister of Belgium (1992-1999)

European Union : An Original Contribution
to Federalism around the World ?

Luncheon


December 16, 2009
Jean-Max Bellerive
Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti
Haïti-Canada Relations

Conference


June 18, 2009
Katja Hessel
Vice Minister of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology of the State of Bavaria
Bavaria-Quebec: 20 Years of Partnership

Luncheon


May 25, 2009
Pierre Arcand
Minister of International Relations of Quebec
and Minister responsible for La Francophonie

Quebec, a State Resolutely Open to the World

Luncheon


March 27, 2009
The Honourable Lawrence Cannon
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada
Our Sovereignty in the Arctic: a Priority for the Canadian Government

Luncheon


October 16, 2008
H.E. Thi Doan Nguyen
Vice-President of Vietnam
Vietnam: Open to Business
Luncheon

September 30, 2008
Jean Charest
Premier of Québec
International Relations: an Area More Dynamic Than Ever for Québec
Luncheon

June 5, 2008
Markus Sackmann
Bavaria's Vice-Minister of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology
Bavaria-Québec: Partners in a Knowledge-Based Economy
Luncheon

April 24, 2008
Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
Minister of International Relations and Minister Responsible for La Francophonie
Québec’s International Policy :
Assessment and Future Prospects

Luncheon
Press Coverage

February 29, 2008
The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the regions of Quebec
Free Trade Agreements in the Americas and Canada's position on Labour Matters
Luncheon
Press Coverage

October 4, 2007
Mohammed Haneef Atmar
Minister of Education, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Rebuilding Afghanistan
Breakfast Address
Press Coverage

September 20, 2007
The Honourable Stéphane Dion
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
Canada's Voice: Restoring the Independence of Our Foreign Policy
Luncheon

Press Coverage


June 14, 2007
Shirley Franklin
Mayor of Atlanta
Atlanta : an American Hub for Business
and Entrepreneurship

Luncheon
Press Coverage

June 13, 2007
David Miller
Mayor of Toronto
Taking on the Challenges of Globalization :
the Role of the Cities

Luncheon
Press Coverage

June 8, 2007
Jack Layton
Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada
Canada's Foreign Policy :
the Need for a New Direction

Luncheon
Press Coverage

April 3, 2007
The Honourable Gordon J. O'Connor
Minister of National Defence
Rebuilding Afghanistan and Securing our Future
Luncheon
Press Coverage

December 11, 2006
The Honourable Lawrence Cannon
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Canada
Canada's New initiatives in Transport
Luncheon

Press Coverage


September 23, 2006
H.E. Hamid Karzaï
President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Afghanistan and Canadian Development Cooperation
Luncheon
Press Coverage

May 24th, 2006
Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
Minister of International Relations and Minister Responsible for La Francophonie
Québec in the World:
New Challenges and Future Prospects
Breakfast
Press Coverage

2 May 2006
Hans Spitzner
Minister for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology of the Bavarian State
The Bavarian-Québec Partnership: A Gateway for Business in the Heart of Europe

Luncheon
Press Coverage

April 24th, 2006
H.E. Paul Kagame
President of Rwanda and President of the COMESA
Africa - Canada: An Economic Partnership to Enhance
Gala Dinner co-organized with the Canadian Council for Africa
Press Coverage

April 6th, 2006
Gérald Tremblay
Mayor of Montreal
Taking Action for Montreal on the International Scene
Luncheon
Press Coverage

December 1st, 2005
The Right Honourable Paul Martin
Prime Minister of Canada

Canada and International Cooperation:
Taking up the Challenge of Development

Breakfast Conference

November 7th, 2005
Line Beauchamp
Québec Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister responsable for the Region of Montreal
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
Luncheon

September 27th, 2005
Laurent Fabius
Ex-Prime Minister of France and Member of Parliament (Seine-Maritime)
Europe : What Will the Future Bring?
Luncheon organized with the Institut d'études internationales de Montréal (IEIM)

September 22nd, 2005
The Honourable Bill Graham
Minister of National Defence of Canada
The Role of Canadian Defence in the World
Luncheon

June 2nd, 2005
Dr Leonel Fernandez Reyna
President of the Dominican Republic
Canada and the Dominican Republic: An Expanding Partnership
Luncheon

May 19th, 2005
Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
Québec Minister of International Relations and Minister Responsible for La Francophonie
Moving Towards a New International Policy for Québec
Luncheon

April 27th, 2005
The Honourable Pierre S. Pettigrew
Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada
Trust and Awareness : Canada's International Personality
Luncheon

March 17th, 2005
Benoît Pelletier
Minister Responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs, Francophones within Canada, the Agreement on Internal Trade, the Reform of Democratic Institutions and Access to Information of Québec
Québec's Position in International Organizations and Canada's Free Trade Agreements
Luncheon

October 26th, 2004
Howard Dean
Ex-Governor of Vermont and Ex-Candidate to the Democrat Nomination for the American Presidency
The American Presidential Elections :
Consequences for All
Luncheon

June 3rd, 2004
Gilles Duceppe
Head of the Bloc Québécois
Foreign Affairs and Globalization: A Québec Vision
Luncheon

May 10th, 2004
The Right Honourable Paul Martin
Prime Minister of Canada
Canada in the World: Making a Difference
Luncheon





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