News - Representing the economic development initiatives of Vancouver, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, London, Waterloo Region, Toronto, Ottawa, Greater Montréal, Québec City and Halifax, the members of the Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA) met in Ottawa on February 3rd and 4th, 2015 to plan their 2015 activities, building on their common investment attraction objectives. This bi-annual meeting also served as an opportunity to elect the new CCCA Board of Directors led by Chair Carl Viel, CEO of Québec International, Vice-Chair Ian McKay, CEO of Vancouver Economic Commission, and Bruce Graham, CEO of Calgary Economic Development.
News - The Quebec-based 3D printing service, Troadey Inc., says they’re taking the business of outputting 3D objects one step beyond by offering affordable 3D printing using industrial 3D printers.
News - H2O Innovation Inc., leader in membrane filtration, completed the commissioning of one of its largest drinking water project to date, which was designed for the City of Delaware in Ohio (the "City") and provide continuous support to the City with its proprietary remote monitoring solution SPMCTM (System Performance Monitoring Center). The City also selected the green chemistry of Professional Water TechnologiesTM ("PWT") to operate the plant.
News - Nordic Life Science Pipeline Inc is proud to officially announce the creation of its new division in biocosmeceutical R&D. Nordic intends to become specialized and to focus mainly on products such as creams composed of medicinal active ingredients capable of significant effects upon vulnerable highly sensitive skin. A few pilot tests in men and women are ready to be launched. By the end of 2015, clinical trials are expected, leading to the commercialization of a first safe and potent product for skin care of people with reduced mobility – e.g., with paralysis.
News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) unveiled its new open analytics platform offering operators an avant-garde approach to quality management through innovations in adaptable analytics and workflow automation. With the evolution of the EXFO Xtract platform, EXFO has merged its expertise in the automation of service turn-up, active testing, passive monitoring and infrastructure polling into a comprehensive E2E solution that enables operators to greatly improve time-to-market while guaranteeing exceptional quality for new services through an extendable end-to-end quality management solution.
News - TSO3 Inc. (TSX: TOS), an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, today announced that, while pursuing negotiations with potential distribution partners, the Company is strengthening its management team with the addition of two new executives. Mr. James (Jim) Wetzel and Mrs Paule De Blois have joined TSO3, respectively as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and General Manager, Administration. The Company will benefit from the significant experience of these new executives.
News - TELUS (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) has acquired a 20 per cent stake in Alithya, a Quebec-based information technology and consulting service provider with a Canadian and international scope. Drawing on each firm's respective expertise, the two companies have struck a long-term strategic partnership where each will offer suites of information and communication technology (ICT) services, with a focus on managed infrastructure solutions, to their business customers.
News - Coveo had Maps360 come to its office in Quebec City to take pictures for Google Business View. As a result, the team won Google’s Most Creative Tour Award of 2014 in North America.
News - Servicing the best in online group travel, HotelPlanner.com and Meetings.com announces the compagny’s 204 top 50 group and meeting friendly hotels. In Canada, only 10 hotels received this award, two in the province of Québec but only one in Québec city : the Hilton Québec.
News - Those cumbersome paper-based training manuals could soon become a relic on the factory floor if technology created by two Quebec-based entrepreneurs takes off. Alexandre Leclerc and Antoine Bisson founded Poka, a social platform for manufacturers to train staff using videos and other interactive content to be shared in real time through an iPad app. Poka claims its technology is helping to drive “the social industrial revolution.”