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Modernized Quebec MRF doubles capacity

News - The city of Québec City, Quebec, has modernized its material recovery facility (MRF) to meet a growing volume of material. The modernization effort was a collaboration between Quebec City, the MRF operator Société VIA and equipment manufacturer Machinex, Plessisville, Quebec.

Réseau Québec-3D

News - Réseau Québec-3D was created by Québec’s Ministère de l’Économie, de l’Innovation et des Exportations so that local businesses can benefit from what many are calling the biggest industrial revolution since the Internet.

The Gouvernement du Québec and Gaz Métro partner to make liquefied natural gas available in 2016

News - Through Investissement Québec, the Gouvernement du Québec will have a $50 million stake in the Gaz Métro subsidiary responsible for marketing liquefied natural gas (Gaz Métro LNG). Estimated to cost $118 million, the project will help, in part, to meet the growing demand for liquefied natural gas by tripling output capacity at Gaz Metro's plant. The work will start in May 2015 and continue until June 2016, making liquefied natural gas available to customers as of summer of 2016.

Minister Denis Lebel Announces Reconstruction Work at the Canadian Coast Guard Wharf in Quebec

News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced an investment of $12 million today on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for construction work on the Queen's Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec.

Quebec Parliament Buildings to be Updated

News - The administrative board for the National Assembly has approved the motion to send out tenders for the improvement to the security system, the building of a new maintenance staff office building and a new visitor’s pavilion which will improve the operations of the parliament which has had no real expansion or improvement for a hundred years.

Four Years After Mobile Network Launch : Videotron Launches LTE Network to Deliver High-Performance Mobile Experience

News - Four years to the day after the launch of its mobile network, Videotron has achieved another milestone with today's launch of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. Videotron's new LTE service reaches nearly 90% of Québec's population and supports speeds of up to 150 mbps, enabling consumers and business people to use their mobile devices to their full potential by accessing the best available technology to obtain the fastest data transfer speeds, wide coverage and the best value for the money.

Cominar inks deal to buy Ivanhoe Cambridge shopping centre, office portfolio for $1.53-billion

News - Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust has signed a deal to buy a portfolio of 15 properties including shopping centres, office buildings and an industrial park in Quebec and Ontario from Ivanhoe Cambridge for $1.53 billion.

Midcentury church in Quebec is converted to a library

News - When Jean Marie-Roy built the St Denys du Plateau church in Quebec City in 1964, it was a modern wonder. At the time, almost 90% of Quebecois attended church regularly. Now it is barely 8% and churches are being desanctified and converted all over the Province; Arcade Fire turned one into a recording studio. Now Dan Hanganu has turned this one into a library. It is a wonderful demonstration of the adaptive reuse of a mid-century building for more modern uses.

Wynne, Couillard to push national energy strategy at premiers conference

News - Bolstered by the new partnership with her Quebec counterpart, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is eyeing Quebec’s abundant hydro power to light up Northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire development and reinvigorate talks for a national energy strategy.

Ocean becomes a dominant player in reactivating shipbuilding in northern New Brunswick

News - Ocean announces a major collaboration with the New Brunswick Naval Center and the provincial government by becoming a leading partner in reactivating the Bas-Caraquet shipyard, inactive for seven (7) years.

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