Opportunity Ahead as Canada Enters Investment Supercycle

News - With both the United States and Europe showing definite signs of entering a period of continued growth, companies are once again looking to the investment potential in developed economies. The global financial crisis caused many companies and investors to delay investment decisions or to look at developing economies including the BRIC countries, the Middle East and Africa. The potential was there, but so were the risks including political, economic and cultural.


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1,500 loblaw delegates in Québec City restaurants

News - Québec City restaurateurs will welcome 1,500 delegates from Loblaw's 2014 NKO event tonight. This dine around is organized for delegates by the Québec City Convention Centre, host of Loblaw’s convention, and Québec Tourism not to mention 22 restaurants in the city.

TSO3 updates on regulatory activities

News - TSO3 provided an update on US Regulatory activities. This update comes after the Company received written communication from the Agency in response to additional documentation the Company supplied to the Agency late in 2013. The Company had asked the Agency at that time to comment on continued availability of a 510(k) pathway to market and the proposed data to be supplied in a new 510(k) submission. In addition the Company requested that the Agency address an outstanding question concerning one of the accessories associated with the file.

Provigo to invest $110 million and create hundreds of jobs in Québec in 2014

News - The President of Loblaw Companies Ltd., Vicente Trius, speaking today before members of the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Québec at the Déjeuner des chefs d'entreprise du Carnaval de Québec, announced an investment of more than $110 million dollars in the province in 2014. Trius made this announcement on the eve of the Company's National Kick-off, which will bring together for the very first time more than 3,000 Loblaw executives and partners to Québec City this year. In addition to creating hundreds of new jobs in many regions across the province, this investment will make possible the opening of new stores and the renovation of existing stores under the Provigo, Maxi, and Maxi & Cie banners. Part of a long-term commitment made by Loblaw to its nearly 4 million customers in Québec, this investment is in addition to the $100 million already invested in 2013.

Atrium Innovations Inc. Receives Final Court Approval of Arrangement with the Permira Funds

News - Atrium Innovations announces that the Superior Court of Québec issued a final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement providing for the acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of Atrium for cash consideration of $24.00 per common share by corporations backed by the Permira funds and the acquisition by the Corporation of all of its outstanding convertible debentures.

Certain probiotics could help women lose weight

News - Certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition by a team of researchers headed by Université Laval Professor Angelo Tremblay.

Preverco shows its hand at Surfaces Las Vegas

News - Customers will be thrilled with the innovative and inspiring new product lineup from Preverco, Canada's leading hardwood floor manufacturer. This year Preverco is back at the Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas from January 28 to 30 with a diversity of new creations.

Ubisoft reinforces its presence in Quebec City

News - Ubisoft announces its plans to invest CAD 28 million over the course of three years with the goal of creating 100 new jobs at its Quebec City studio. These investments will enable the studio to strengthen its infrastructure and recruit new talents, and take the lead on the development of AAA next-gen games. The Quebec government is supporting the studio's expansion as part of the ESSOR program, with a contribution of CAD 510,000.

Canda ranks second overall in Bloomberg’s Best Countries for Business 2014

News - Going from 6th place in 2013, Canada has swept past the U.S., Germany and Japan up to the second place in Bloomberg Rankings’ Best Countries for Business 2014.


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