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Official Opening of Optel Vision Office in Ireland

News - The Minister of Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan TD, officially opened the Optel Vision EMEA Office in the presence of dignitaires from Ireland along with customers and partners from all Europe and the Americas. It is with great pleasure that, Optel Vision, the leading Canadian company specializing in Track & Trace and vision inspection solutions for the manufacturing industries has now opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Ireland to serve its customers across Europe.

Desjardins General Insurance Group reports strong third quarter results

News - Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), a Desjardins Group subsidiary specializing in property and casualty insurance, recorded a net income of $63.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, up 38.8% from the corresponding period in 2013.

BlackOut Design: A Quebec City Success Story, from Qatar to Dubai

News - BlackOut design, a Quebec City firm of creators that is rapidly expanding at the international level, will wow audiences tomorrow during the opening ceremony of the International Parachuting Championship in Dubai. Scenario, visual design, lighting, music and décor: BlackOut design is behind all the fine details for this mega-production with dazzling multimedia concept, a breathtaking 360 degree experience presented in a huge silo measuring 60 metres in diameter that was specially built for the event.

Junex Strikes Oil in its Galt No. 4 Horizontal Well

News - Junex Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JNX) is very pleased to announce an oil discovery in its Galt No. 4 Horizontal Well that it drilled using its wholly-owned Foragaz No. 4 drilling rig. Having finished drilling on November 20th, this is the first horizontal oil exploration well ever drilled by industry in Quebec. This well is situated approximately 20 kilometers west of the town of Gaspé in eastern Quebec.

Quality Magazine profiles Creaform’s Handyscan 3D, handyprobe and metrascan 3D at IMTS 2014

News - Quality Magazine took some time during this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago to show Quality Magazine’s readers the impressive performance and benefits of Creaform’s HandySCAN 3D, HandyPROBE and MetraSCAN 3D. Watch the entire presentation here.

A public charging station in Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury

News - The Electric Circuit and the united townships of Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury are pleased to announce the commissioning of a charging station in the parking lot of Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury's city hall on Chemin du Hibou. The charging station is now available for drivers of plug-in electric vehicles.

Desjardins Financial Security reports successful third quarter with increased sales in individual savings and group and business insurance

News - For the nine-month period ended September 30, 2014, Desjardins Financial Security (DFS), a subsidiary of Desjardins Group specializing in life insurance, health insurance and retirement savings products, recorded a net income of $239.4 million, compared to $271.6 million for the same period in 2013. Favourable financial markets saw investment performance positively impact the company’s results.

Don’t have car, but need one in a hurry – maybe Car2Go is the solution

News - There is a new player coming to town for those people who like to have a car at their disposal without having to buy one. A German company known as Car2Go, has approached the city to install their new system of car sharing throughout the downtown area.

First Canadian Tesla destination charging network rolled out at Le Germain and Alt Hotels across Canada

News - Group Germain Hotels is proud to announce today that all electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts will literally be able to recharge their batteries while getting a great night's sleep at its Le Germain and Alt Hotels across the country. The independent Canadian hoteliers are the first to roll-out the new Tesla Destination Charging program thereby providing its guests access to a private network of over 20 EV charging stations capable of delivering a full charge in 4 to 8 hours at its many hotels.

Quebec fashion retailer Simons has ambitious designs on the rest of Canada

News - When La Maison Simons, the venerable Quebec-based department-store chain, opened its outpost in West Edmonton Mall two years ago, it was the company’s first store outside its home province. That foray, though, was just the beginning for the 175-year-old retailer, merely the eve of the next phase of Simons’s ambitious national expansion. Two years from now, five more stores – four outside Quebec and the fifth across from Ottawa in Gatineau – will be completed, if all goes according to plan.

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