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Consulate and Georgia celebrate the independence of the United States

3 July 2012
Consul General makes remarks on July 3

Consul General makes remarks on July 3

On July 3, 2012, the U.S. Consulate General in Montreal welcomed distinguished guests to celebrate the 236th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America at the Montreal Science Center. Guests included Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal, Yolande James, Minister of Families, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Mrs. Sandra Deal, Ambassador Raymond Chrétien, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S., Stephen Brereton, Canadian Consul General in Atlanta, Joane Boyer, Quebec Delegate General in Atlanta, and Ambassador Duane Woerth and Mrs. Sharon Woerth. Ambassador Woerth is the U.S. Permanent Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization.

The Consulate was pleased to partner with the State of Georgia, and welcomed a delegation headed by Governor Nathan Deal. “The presence today of Governor Deal and his Georgia delegation is further proof that our binational ties and our common aspirations link us together. We wish him well in finding new partnerships that will enhance economic opportunities for both Quebec and Georgia”, noted Consul General Parker. Read the full text of the Consul General’s remarks.

Holly Chute, Executive Chef of the Georgia Governor’s Mansion provided guests a taste of Georgia, to show them the flavors that await any Quebecer traveling to the beautiful state.  Learn more about Georgia