News - Black Tie Ventures, an up-and-coming social game developer of highly targeted social casino games for niche markets, announced today that it is launching Pink Martini Casino, a revolutionary social gaming project. Over $7.5 million will be invested in Quebec City's local economy for the development and operation of this venture, which is expected to generate over $150 million over the next three years.
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.
News - Mr. Pierre Falardeau, chair of the board of directors of Folia Biotech, a Canadian biotechnology company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Louis R. Lamontagne as CEO, effective October 14. Mr. Lamontagne takes over from Mr. Jacques Bernier, who has held this position since 2008.
News - Junex Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JNX) ("Junex" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it started drilling its Junex Galt No. 4 Horizontal well earlier today with its recently-acquired, 3,000 meter-capacity Foragaz No. 4 drilling rig.
News - The Quebec City and Charlevoix tourist regions have risen to the top of the list of ski destinations by joining forces with numerous hotels to offer the brand new St. Lawrence Summits multi-peak ticket. This enterprising concept provides an attractive ski option by combining the strengths of two major players in the field of snow sports, the Massif de Charlevoix and the Mont-Sainte-Anne – Stoneham tandem.
News - Interview with Patrice Allibert, CEO of GenePOC in Quebec City
News - This week, the Port of Québec welcomed its one millionth passenger since the construction of the Ross Gaudreault Cruise Terminal in 2002. The passenger arrived yesterday morning aboard the Seabourn Quest, a ship belonging to Holland America Line (HAL).
News - After Spain, the United States, Italy, and Australia, the International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR) will head to Québec City, Canada, for the 5th edition of its triennial international congress.
News - The hotel occupancy index, or the number of rooms sold, rose 3.9% from June to August 2014 compared to summer 2013 in the region of Quebec. The index attendance attractions increased for the same period by 0.7% and 8.3% of the shops, while restaurant traffic has, meanwhile, fallen 4.1%.
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.