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2012

Gentec-EO Launches New Laser Beam Measurement product catalogue

News - Gentec Electro-Optics launches a brand new Laser Beam Measurement product catalogue, integrating all of the new products since the last revision, like the THZ12 Terahertz Detector for Universal Monitors and theUP55C Power Detector for readings up to 2 500 W.

Aeterna Zentaris: Final Phase 2 Data Demonstrate Perifosine and Sorafenib Combination Therapy Well Tolerated by Heavily Pretreated Lymphoma Patients

News - Aeterna Zentaris announced that final Phase 2 data demonstrated that the combination of perifosine, its oral AKT inhibitor, and sorafenib, was well tolerated by heavily pretreated patients with relapsed/refractory lymphomas. Furthermore, promising clinical response activity was observed in patients with classical Hodgkin Lymphoma, suggesting that this subgroup could represent the target population for future studies.

Medicago Receives Support from the Government of Canada for Influenza Vaccine Programs

News - Medicago announced that it has been awarded a non-refundable contribution of up to $493,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program. The funding will support the development of new potency assays and process analytical technologies for Medicago's pandemic and seasonal influenza VLP vaccine candidates.

Focus India - Panorama Country Risk

News - The Indian economic engine is sputtering but continues to run: it suffers from persistent bottlenecks that the country and its companies have to contend in order to grow. Growth was only 5.3% in Q2 2012, its lowest level in nine years. Nonetheless, the effective implementation of reforms, which could open the country to a new cycle of vigorous growth, remains uncertain in view of political paralysis, making companies the potential collateral victims of these gridlocks.

Nomination of Rene Caron as Postproduction Supervisor at Studio Element

News - Studio Élément is extremely proud to officially welcome René Caron on its team. René will mainly act as postproduction supervisor and will pursue his passion for offline editing. Over the last 20 years, René has worked on several documentaries, TV series and ads. He also oversaw the editing of three IMAX movies and he has a wide experience in stereoscopic 3D. His expertise and sensitivity will undoubtedly be a major asset for Studio élément.

Leddar™ advanced technology wins big in Toronto

News - The City of Toronto has chosen LeddarTech’s innovative 3D traffic sensor based on Leddar™ technology for its traffic management needs. From now on, the Leddar™ d-tec 3D traffic sensor shall be considered for any intersection requiring an overhead detection system.

Harper Government Supports the Sprint Québec 2012 – FIS Cross-Country World Cup

News - The Government of Canada is the single largest contributor to sport in Canada and supports participation and excellence from playground to podium. A contribution of $250,000 in support of this event was provided to Cross Country Canada through Sport Canada’s Hosting Program.

MGI Financial Inc. to become Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

News - On December 1, 2012, MGI Financial Inc. officially became Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc., a subsidiary of Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company. This name change represents the last step in the purchase transaction that started last year between Jovian Capital Corporation and Desjardins Financial Security, a subsidiary of Desjardins Group. The transaction, which was subject to the customary regulatory and contractual consents and approvals, closed in October 2011.

H2O Innovation awarded CAD$3.1 million in contracts and broadens its offering

News - H2O Innovation announces that it was recently awarded $3.1 million in new contracts. These new contracts bring H2O Innovation’s order backlog for water treatment projects to $21.3 million as of December 5, 2012. H2O Innovation continues to develop steadily in its three main growth vectors, and broadens its offering through the leasing of containerized units.

TELUS Health and Desjardins bring simplicity to online claims for Canada’s allied healthcare providers

News - As of December 2, Desjardins Financial Security (DFS) plan members can benefit from point-of-care online claim submissions via the TELUS Health eClaims web portal service. Specifically designed to accelerate and simplify claims processing, TELUS’ eClaims service allows allied healthcare providers to offer their patients the convenience of point-of-care claim services.

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