Press releases - Local businesses in the Québec City area will enjoy new job opportunities following the creation of the new Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) point. The designation will help businesses facilitate exports and create jobs for the middle class. This designation was announced in the presence of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, and Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED.
Press releases - Québec International would like to take this opportunity to express its solidarity with all of Quebec City's Muslim community in the wake of last night's tragic events at the local Islamic cultural centre (Centre culturel islamique de Québec).
News - Held from July 5 to 7, 2016, the forum—an “idea lab” in the making—is expected to draw some 200 entrepreneurs and economic actors from Canada, Europe, and the United States to discuss their ideas for accelerating business growth and entrepreneurial development. These business leaders will share their experiences and discuss the challenges of growing a business (innovation, financing, risk).
News - In January 2016, Preverco announced it was making operational upgrades to its plants that would boost its production capacity by some 30%. Already, the Quebec company (Canada) has seen its business increase and today is pleased to announce it has hired three new Canadian representatives.
News - Founded in 1946, JULIEN celebrates 70 years of know-how. Leader in the manufacturing of stainless steel equipment, commercial kitchens and high volume industrial outsourcing, JULIEN is a world-class Quebec company that has taken the international market by storm successfully.
News - Wood is synonymous with our economic development, and remains an important part of Canadian exports. Exporters of all stripes were pummeled by the recession, but few have been hit as hard in the past fifteen years as the wood products industry. Were the losses permanent, or is there hope for a revival anytime soon?
News - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), together with Investissement Québec, has announced a $12.8-million investment in AddÉnergie, a Québec manufacturer of smart charging solutions for electric vehicles. As part of this transaction, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will invest $8.5 million, and Investissement Québec $4.3 million, enabling AddÉnergie to extend its network and technology across Canada.
News - TSO3 an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, has received FDA 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a universal design of its STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer.
News - The Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ, the Fonds locaux de solidarité FTQ and the Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) are joining forces to offer Solution Innovation, a new program for Québec businesses, and especially SMEs looking to enhance productivity, adopt new production technology, conquer new markets or switch to greener industrial processes.
News - On Wednesday, Mr. Peter Simons, of his family’s eponymous fashion chain, was showing off the Square One Shopping Centre store in Mississauga, as it prepares to open on March 17. The chain’s third outlet outside Quebec, its first in Ontario and 12th over all, the store launches at a time when a rash of other apparel retailers have failed and new ones are about to arrive.