News - H2O Innovation announces today that it was recently awarded $3.2 million in new contracts. These new contracts bring the Company’s order backlog for water treatment projects to $13.4 million as of December 18, 2013. Amongst the contracts announced today, two of them are strategic for the Company, since the systems will be designed for wastewater reclamation applications by membrane filtration technology, an important growing segment in the water treatment industry.
News - In an effort to promote the destination and the high quality of its gastronomy, Québec City will welcome February 9 to 15, 2014, 5 members of the prestigious and select Club des Chefs des Chefs. A partnership between the Québec City Convention Centre, Québec City Tourism, Le Groupe le Massif de Charlevoix, and CBC will bring 5 chefs of heads of state to town to prepare a fundraising luncheon for Le Pignon Bleu at the Québec City Convention Centre next February 11.
News - La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, the main sponsor of the Québec Manufacturing Fund (QMF), has announced the injection of another $100 million into the fund. The new investment creates phase II of the fund, positioning the QMF to continue to help Québec's manufacturing companies develop and grow.
News - At a gala event on December 4, 2013, 18 projects were recognized in Quebec City's urban and architectural awards program, Les Mérites d'architecture de la Ville de Québec. The awards program, currently in its 10th year, recognizes architectural excellence and projects that add to the urban landscape.
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, Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière–Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced that the firm Innoventé Inc. has been granted funding for the acquisition of manufacturing equipment.
News - According to the latest forecasts by the Desjardins Group Economic Studies’ team, Canada’s economy is expected to grow 1.7% in 2013. A 2.3% gain is expected for 2014 and 2015 should end with real GDP growth of 2.6%.
News - One of Canada's leading disability insurance providers, Penncorp Life Insurance Company is pleased to announce that, effective January 6, 2014, it will be known as La Capitale Financial Security Insurance Company. Along with this name change, the company will take on a new visual identity with the colours of La Capitale Financial Group, its parent company since 2006.
News - Trailer manufacturer Manac Inc. (TSX: MA) has received, from long time client Train Trailer Rentals, what is believed to be the largest Canadian trailer order ever. "700 vans, one order, one basic specification is, to the best of my knowledge, the largest Canadian trailer order ever seen by any manufacturer. Our ability to secure this business from Train Trailer Rentals is based on years of collaboration and mutual support. It is also a tribute to our employees' commitment to providing a cost competitive product, the solid design of our UltraPlate model and an excellent level of service." says Charles Dutil, President of Manac.
News - Today, Ocean proceeded with the blessing of its newest tug OCEAN TUNDRA, built at Ocean Industries shipyard, located on Isle-aux-Coudres. The traditional blessing ceremony was held in the presence of the President and the First Vice President and General Manager of Ocean, Gordon Bain and Jacques Tanguay, as well as Sophie Piette, first female pilot on the St. Lawrence and godmother of the ship.
News - Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Desjardins Group announced today the beginning of a sustainable, structured collaborative effort to help immigrant investors wishing to live in Quebec and Canada and contribute to the country’s prosperity.