News - Exceldor and Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited are pleased to announce that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Exceldor will acquire P&H Foods. Included in the transaction are the primary turkey processing plant located in Hanover, Ontario, and a joint venture interest in Golden Valley Farms consisting of a further processing plant located in Arthur, Ontario. P&H Foods produces and sells products under the Butterball brand in Canada under a licensing agreement with Butterball, LLC, headquartered in Garner, North Carolina.
News - CO2 Solutions announceS it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its patent application No. 13/264,294 entitled Process for CO2 Capture Using Micro-Particles Comprising Biocatalysts. The Corporation also takes this opportunity to provide an update on the depth and breadth of its U.S. intellectual property portfolio in context of the landmark announcement made this week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the regulation of carbon emissions from existing power plants.
News - Some, 9,000 delegates will visit the Québec City Convention Centre, generating $19 M in economic spinoffs and 25,000 room nights. Of the 9,000 delegates, 4,000 work in artificial intelligence, neuroscience and cognitive sciences, proving that Québec City is a scientific and intellectual hub.
News - A recent study published in Annals of Neurology reports that healthy human tissue grafted to the brains of patients with Huntington’s disease in the hopes of treating the neurological disorder also developed signs of the illness, several years after the graft. This discovery will have profound implications on our understanding of the disease and how to treat it, and may also lead to the development of new therapies for neurodegenerative disorders.
News - Completing an inventory of your possessions may be very practical, but it can be a long and tedious process that few can claim to have completed. Fortunately, thanks to SSQauto's new property inventory tool, making a list of your possessions can now be easy, fast and most importantly, fun.
News - Aeterna Zentaris announceS that a poster was presented on the design of its current ZoptEC (Zoptarelin doxorubicin in Endometrial Cancer) Phase 3 trial in women with advanced, recurrent or metastatic endometrial cancer.
News - The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) announced today that the turning-point project, "Room with a View," submitted by local businessman Louis-Philippe Noel, will represent Quebec in the finals of the 2014 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award (BDC YEA).
News - Ocean Dredging DSM inc. was awarded the contract for maintenance dredging of the port of San Pedro de Macoris, the capital of the region of the same name, in the Dominican Republic. The contract for the extraction of 35,000 m3 will be spread over 11 days from May 28, 2014. Dredging aimed at restoring depths by removing accumulations of sediment using the trailing suction hopper dredge OCEAN NORTH TRAVERSE.
News - The Genomics Center of the Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, with its high-tech equipment, offering services to over 300 research teams each year, was officially inaugurated today. This center enables research professionals from the CHU de Québec, affiliated with Université Laval, to maintain and develop their acquired leadership in this cutting-edge area of genomics.
News - The National Optics Institute (INO) announces that it received the Celestica Award for Technology Commercialization from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance), the largest high-tech association in Canada, at the 29th Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala on May 21 at Carleton University in Ottawa.