News - Brookfield RPS, a leading supplier to Canadian financial institutions, announced today that Industrial Alliance, one of Canada's largest insurers, has selected the company as its appraisal management provider
News - Opsens is pleased to announce it has entered into an Amended and Restated Co-Development Agreement with Abiomed, in connection with its miniature optical pressure sensor technology for applications in circulatory assist devices, such Agreement replacing the Co-Development Agreement initially entered into in January 2010.
News - 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, today announced that 10 businesses in the Québec City region have been granted financial assistance to support their commercialization efforts. This assistance, which totals $2,121,000, has been awarded in the form of repayable financial contributions through Canada Economic Development’s Quebec Economic Development Program.
News - In keeping with the Local Purchasing Policy that it adopted May 1st, 2013, Metro today announces the arrival in store of 68 new products from the Chaudière-Appalaches region. In fact, as a result of the pilot project currently underway in that region, 8 suppliers will see several of their products offered in five Metro and two Super C stores
News - Fruit d'Or announced that the company has pioneered encapsulation of cranberry powders into a two-piece capsule without the use of lubricating agents, a first for the industry. According to Stephen Lukawski, vice president of global business development and sales for Fruit d'Or, there a no fillers, chemicals, additives or excipients within the capsules, which have a fill weight of at least 500 mg of pure cranberry.
News - LVM, a leading Canadian geotechnical, materials and environmental engineering firm, and EnGlobe Corp., a leading integrated environmental services firm, have agreed to combine their businesses in a transaction led by ONCAP Management Partners and supported by La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Combining these two complementary businesses will create the largest Quebec-based provider of integrated environmental and technical services, and one of the leading firms in Canada and internationally. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014 and is subject to customary closing conditions.
News - CO2 Solutions, a leading innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has exceeded the second set of technical performance milestones for its oil sands project. CO2 Solutions patented process operated at the 0.5 ton/day scale and demonstrated that it can realistically lower the cost of CO2 capture to well below that associated with current carbon capture technology on the basis of cost per tonne captured.
News - Aeterna Zentaris announces that a poster on AEZS-134, a highly potent and selective ATP competitive Erk inhibitor, provides rationale for new therapeutic opportunities in oncology with this compound. The poster, titled, "Erk Inhibition as a Therapeutic Option for the Treatment of Raf- and Mek- Inhibitor Resistant Tumors", I. Seipelt, P. Schmidt, H. Märzhäuser, M. Gerlach, K. Jung, T. Schuster and M. Teifel, was presented yesterday by Irene Seipelt, Ph. D., Director, Preclinical Development at Aeterna Zentaris, during a poster session at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
News - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Canada's active recruitment model for economic immigration will officially be called "Express Entry." Set to launch in January 2015, "Express Entry" is a major step forward in the transformation of Canada's immigration system into one that is fast, flexible and focused on meeting Canada's economic and labour needs.
News - La Capitale was once again able to balance growth and profitability in 2013 and even surpass some of the ambitious goals set in its five-year strategic plan. "On the eve of its 75th anniversary, the company is stronger, more stable, and performing better than ever," declared René Rouleau, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale Civil Service Mutual during the Annual General Assembly held in Quebec City on April 7, 2014.