News and Cultural Calendar of Events

Join us at Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago and Rosemont this weekend!  Tickets: $25.

This Weekend: Don't Miss Montréalais Comedian, Sugar Sammy, Live in Chicago!

Born and raised in an Indian immigrant family in Montréal, Sugar Sammy became famous thanks to his show on the stage of the "Just for Laughs" festival in 2004, the laregst international comedy festival in the world. He has not stopped since and is internationally famous!

For more information and for our exclusive BOGO discount code, click HERE.

Levitts Smoked Meat at PLMA

Cooking up new business for Quebec companies in U.S. private label food and beverage

From November 11th to 13th, 2018, the Delegation of Quebec in Chicago (DQC) participated in North America’s largest private label food and beverage show alongside around 30 exhibiting companies from Quebec.

Just to name a few of the 30 or so Québécois entrepreneurs making an appearance at PLMA: Chocolat LaMontagne has dreamt up various formats of packaged chocolates and nuts in traditionally delicious flavors like its Maple cream milk chocolate bites. Levitts Foods plans to wrap up its famous smoked meats in individual vacuum-packed servings for the frozen food aisles of supermarkets south of Montreal. YourBarFactory is seeking to seduce health-conscious consumers with clean label snack foods like organic cereal, fruit, and nut bars that are customizable to accommodate the dietary restrictions du jour.

Read the full article HERE.


The World Trade Organization's Gabrielle Marceau in Chicago

Gabrielle Marceau, senior counsellor in the Legal Affairs Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO), will be in Chicago for a series of public events February 12-13, 2019, to discuss global trade policy, the role of international organizations, and protectionism in today’s high political stakes.

Mme Marceau served as Counsellor in WTO Director General, Pascal Lamy's Cabinet froom 2005 to 2009.

For details, click HERE.

Les Mauvaises Herbes in Milwaukee

Les Mauvaises Herbes at UW-Milwaukee's Festival of Films in French

An actor flees to the countryside to escape gambling debts.  After meeting a farmer and a young woman, the three of them start a thriving marijuana growing operation.

Friday, February 22 and Sunday, February 24 at UWM's Union Theatre.  FREE!

Coming up in Michigan

In collaboration with the State of Michigan and the Detroit Regional Partnership, we are organizing a Michigan-Québec Mobility Session.

With 12 organizations from Québec, we are seeking to convene key stakeholders in the Detroit-Ann Arbor area to share best practices and identify avenues of collaboration.

For more details, please email Cyril Gauchet.

Jean-François Hould on WUWM

In case you missed it...

Head of Office, Jean-François Hould, speaks with Mitch Teich, host of WUWM's Lake Effect on tariffs, trade, and jobs.

Listen to the interview HERE