News - The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) in partnership with Desjardins retrofitted a Quebec home to reduce the impact of winter storms and earthquakes. As part of the insurance industry’s ongoing commitment to educate Canadian homeowners about disaster safety, ICLR has once again chosen Emergency Preparedness Week (May 5-11) to unveil its latest home retrofit project, this time in Quebec City, Quebec.
News - FPInnovations supports the Québec Wood Charter announced by the Minister of Natural Resources, Mme Martine Ouellet, and the Minister of Labour, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Mme Agnès Maltais. Created with a view to increasing wood construction in Québec, the charter will support the use of the material in publicly financed projects and provide for the construction of 5- and 6-storey wooden residential buildings that respect the requirements of the Régie du bâtiment du Quebec
News - Constructo Group, a TC Media business unit, is pleased to announce the launch of the green architecture website, Projets verts - La vitrine de l'architecture durable au Québec. The site, which is linked to voirvert.ca, will showcase the environmental concepts and accomplishments of members of the Quebec architects' association, the Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ).
News - Parksite is one of the largest 2‐steps distributor with resources providing sales, marketing, and distribution serving many segments of the building industry, with a focus on both interior and exterior products in the United States. Developing the right distribution is key to long term success. This distribution agreement is another step in adding value to our customers and shareholders.
News - La Capitale Financial Group has received the 2013 Best Real Estate Project award for its head office expansion. La Capitale received this award during the Montreal Real Estate Forum, in the Real Estate Evening of the Urban Development Institute of Quebec (UDI Quebec) held on Wednesday, April 3.
News - ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) 9001: 2008 specifies the requirements for a quality management system and the processes for continuous improvement and assurance of conformity to customer, regulatory and statutory applicable provisions. By this certification the company demonstrates its capacity to consistently provide products that meet customer requirements. This certification is in direct connection with the sustained implementation, in the recent years, of a culture of continuous improvement where each member of the company contributes daily to improve the customer experience while creating value for shareholders.
News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced the awarding of two financial contributions in support of Quebec’s forestry industry.
News - Over the past few decades, Quebec City has made the transition from an economy primarily based on the traditional sectors to one based on new technology-related research and innovation, known as the knowledge economy. n 2012, the Quebec City region was named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities in the prestigious international contest organized by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). It was also ranked among the Smart 21 Communities in 2010 and 2011. Nearly 400 applications from cities and regions around the world are evaluated each year.
News - Adjacent to Complex G and built between D'Artigny and De la Chevrotière streets, the new La Capitale building is located at 625 Saint-Amable Street in Quebec City. Its 250,000 square footage is spread out over 10 floors of living space and a five-level parking deck.
News - Management at both Groupe Le Massif and at architectural firm LEMAYMICHAUD are proud to announce the Hôtel La Ferme project has won first prize at the Retail and Leisure Interiors Awards 2012, in the Hotels and Service Retailers category. Judges pointed out the importance afforded to local artisans during construction, and efforts to preserve the site’s local colour and authenticity. As well, they appreciated the use of materials such as wood, reminiscent of the Charlevoix’s history and the site’s past vocation in agriculture.