The AI World Summit in Montreal, second phase of the “I like working downtown” initiative, several parliamentary committees in Quebec City… Here’s what not to miss this week.
World Summit AI will be held at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal on April 19-20. Some 3,000 delegates from all over the world will be present for the occasion. Global AI luminaries from academia, government and technology companies. Yoshua Bengio will be there.
The Chamber of Commerce of Montreal announces the deployment of five new art installations, sensory experiences and fun activities in downtown Montreal.
Specific consultations related to Bill 19, Child Labor Regulation Act, as well as Bill 15, An Act to make the health and social services system more efficient, are at watch this week in Quebec.
The Minister responsible for Social Solidarity and Community Action, Chantal Rouleau, is giving a press conference during which she will make an announcement concerning the Support for Volunteer Action program. She will be accompanied by the Minister of Public Security, Minister responsible for the Estrie region and MNA for Granby, François Bonnardel, as well as the Minister responsible for Sports, Recreation and the Outdoors and MNA for Brome-Missisquoi, Isabelle Charest.
The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, makes an announcement concerning road, rail and airport investments in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region.
The Minister of Families and Minister responsible for the Montérégie region, Suzanne Roy, and the MNA for Soulanges, Marilyne Picard, on behalf of the Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, proceed to an announcement concerning a transportation infrastructure between Montérégie and Montreal.
Lion Electric inaugurates the first battery manufacturing plant for medium and heavy vehicles in Quebec, in Mirabel, during a press conference. The president and founder of Lion Electric, Marc Bédard, the Minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy Pierre Fitzgibbon and the Minister of the Environment, the Fight against Climate Change, Wildlife and Parcs Benoit Charrette will be present.
The INRS gives a conference on the subject of the retirement of parents with a child with special needs. In a context where aging while occupying the role of caregiver to a child with special needs is linked to many concerns, both in relation to one’s own future and that of the child.
Reitmans presents its annual results on April 19, at a time to be determined. Metro will report its results for the second quarter of 2023.
The hockey playoffs begin Monday night. The New York Islanders take on the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m. while the Florida Panthers take on the Boston Bruins at 7:30 p.m. The Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars will play their first game at 9:30 p.m., and the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers meet at 10 p.m.