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Minister Denis Lebel Announces Reconstruction Work at the Canadian Coast Guard Wharf in Quebec

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, announced an investment of $12 million today on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for construction work on the Queen's Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec.

A.M. Best reconfirms the credit ratings of SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.

News - SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. has received a reconfirmation of its A.M. Best credit ratings. The credit rating agency published the results of its analysis, and for a third consecutive year, has assigned a financial strength rating of "A- (Excellent)" to SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. The company also received a credit issuer rating of "-a". The outlook for both ratings is stable.

Crakmedia takes GEO-targeting to new level

News - Crakmedia network, a leading force in web marketing and e-commerce, has refined one of its flagship products. The marketing company says it has designed a tool for publishers, which presents engaging advertisements to web surfers based on the location of the visitor.

Québec City to welcome 2,000 geographers in 2018

News - On August 17, during the International Geographical Union (IGU) Regional Conference held in Krakow, Poland, the IGU executive committee unanimously approved Québec City to host the 2018 IGU Regional Conference.

1,000 medical imaging scientists to visit Québec City in 2017

News - The Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI) has chosen Québec City as the host city for the 20th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention.

Quebec Parliament Buildings to be Updated

News - The administrative board for the National Assembly has approved the motion to send out tenders for the improvement to the security system, the building of a new maintenance staff office building and a new visitor’s pavilion which will improve the operations of the parliament which has had no real expansion or improvement for a hundred years.

Cosmétopée Project: today Québec Region and Province, tomorrow the world!

News - The Cosmétopée Québec database is the first practical manifestation of Projet Cosmétopée initiated by the French Cosmetic Valley. Developed here by Québec International, the database lists Québec’s main forest and marine resources .Québec International Business Development Director – Life Sciences, Jean-Michel Garro, presented the Cosmétopée Québec project at 2014 Beyond Beauty in Paris ealier this september.

Four Years After Mobile Network Launch : Videotron Launches LTE Network to Deliver High-Performance Mobile Experience

News - Four years to the day after the launch of its mobile network, Videotron has achieved another milestone with today's launch of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. Videotron's new LTE service reaches nearly 90% of Québec's population and supports speeds of up to 150 mbps, enabling consumers and business people to use their mobile devices to their full potential by accessing the best available technology to obtain the fastest data transfer speeds, wide coverage and the best value for the money.

New Hôtel Le Germain to open in Ottawa in 2017

News - The consortium formed by Groupe Germain Hospitalité, DevMcGill and EBC has been selected by the City of Ottawa for the construction of a state-of-the-art, 23 storey mixed-use complex that will be an integral part of the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment project. Featuring a 120-room Hôtel Le Germain, 82 private residences, a theatre and an art gallery, this project represents a $60 million investment from the private sector and $40 million from the public sector (City of Ottawa and University of Ottawa).

3D advancements reviewed in R&D webzine

News - 3D scanning technology reduces costs and speeds up product development with new technology advancements. As the 3D scanning technologies improves just as fast as the demand grows, R&D webzine analyzes this cutting-edge innovative technology and its outstanding achievements. Daniel Brown, HandySCAN 3D product manager at Creaform opens the door on the evolving world of 3D.

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