News - Launched in 2007, CARTaGENE is an ongoing science project to create a province-wide genetic map with a bank of biological samples collected from Quebecers between age 40 and 69 in six regions: Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec City, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay and Sherbrooke.
News - According to a new study of the 20 largest cities in Canada, the best place to be a woman is Quebec City. In fact, an analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives suggests that the province of Quebec appears to be the most female-friendly part of the country
News - Acting on behalf of 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, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis–Bellechasse and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that Les Industries et Équipements Laliberté (IEL) Ltd has been granted financial assistance to boost its production capabilities and competitiveness.
News - The U.S. economy is back in building mode and that’s generating a much-needed boost for investors in steel fabrication company Canam Group Inc. Shares in Saint-Georges, Que.-based company, which designs and manufactures steel components for bridges and building structures such as the retractable roof at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, are up more than 65 per cent over the past year.
News - A Quebec shipyard has been awarded a $6.5-million contract by the federal government for refit work on the Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. The work will be done at the Quebec City-area operations of Chantier Davie Canada Inc., a sub-contractor to Babcock Canada, an engineering services company.
News - Today marks the launch of a world-class aviation facility in Quebec City. The Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère, located near Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport, offers a full range of services related to the helicopter industry, while setting out to make its mark as a new tourist destination unlike any other on the market. The new complex, which is now open to the public, features a breathtaking Discovery Space for visitors of all ages that offers high-performance flight simulators, helicopters on display and interactive ways to discover the helicopter universe.
News - Brookfield RPS, a leading supplier to Canadian financial institutions, announced today that Industrial Alliance, one of Canada's largest insurers, has selected the company as its appraisal management provider
News - Opsens is pleased to announce it has entered into an Amended and Restated Co-Development Agreement with Abiomed, in connection with its miniature optical pressure sensor technology for applications in circulatory assist devices, such Agreement replacing the Co-Development Agreement initially entered into in January 2010.
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, today announced that 10 businesses in the Québec City region have been granted financial assistance to support their commercialization efforts. This assistance, which totals $2,121,000, has been awarded in the form of repayable financial contributions through Canada Economic Development’s Quebec Economic Development Program.