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9 Nov 2012

André Boisclair appointed Delegate General of Québec in New York

André Boisclair (Photo : PC/Jacques Boissinot)

Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade Jean-François Lisée welcomed the appointment of André Boisclair as Delegate General of Québec in New York. Mr. Boisclair’s appointment was confirmed following the November 7, 2012 Cabinet meeting.

Mr. Boisclair holds a Master’s Degree in public administration from Harvard University. He is also certified as an Administrateur de sociétés by the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés of Université Laval and studied economics at Université de Montréal.

Mr. Boisclair possesses broad experience in the machinery of government having served as Minister in a number of areas, including the environment, immigration and social solidarity. He was also a lecturer in strategic communication at Concordia University.

The oldest Québec government office abroad

Inaugurated in 1940, the Québec Government Office in New York (DGQNY) is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. It promotes Québec’s interests in the business, investment, government institutions and education, culture and public affairs sectors. DGQNY serves the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes eight states and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Boisclair will assume his new duties on November 12.

André Boisclair (photo Assemblée nationale du Québec)


André Boisclair – Detailed biography (French)
Québec Government Office in New York

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