News - Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. ("DATS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., has been awarded a heavy maintenance contract by Morningstar Air Express Inc., of Edmonton Alberta, for one ATR-72-202 aircraft. The work will be carried-out at DATS' Heavy Maintenance facility at the Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City during the summer of 2015.
News - Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today the first phase of a redevelopment project at its Laurier Québec shopping centre. The project will see the modernization of the food court, so as to become an exceptional venue emphasizing innovation and entertainment. Meanwhile, the centre will see its retail mix enhanced with the arrival of several new banners. The initial phase of work represents an investment of $18 million.
News - Université Laval and ABB announce today the final phase of a major development project for an astronomical measurement instrument offering unsurpassed precision. Named SITELLE (Wide-field Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer), this instrument integrates several advanced technologies that will be installed at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT), one of the most productive telescopes in the world, located at the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. SITELLE will analyze the characteristics of the light emitted by each component of large astronomical objects such as nebulae and galaxies, making it possible to analyze these celestial objects as never before.
News - Nordic Life Science Pipeline is proud to launch the recruitment and testing of volunteers for the double-blind, randomized clinical study (phase II) of SQIN™, the first dermatologic product of its new biocosmeceutical division called NORBIODERM. NORDIC intends to be first in specializing on dermatological products for chronic dry skin conditions (xerosis) typically experienced by individuals with paralysis and/or mobility impairment. Pending upon these results, commercialization of SQIN™ may be announced as early as Q3-2015.
News - A new chapter has opened in the history of Frima, Canada’s biggest independent videogame company, with the arrival of two new investors and partners, Fonds de solidarité FTQ and European entertainment powerhouse Média-Participations. The $7.5 million investment will equip the Quebec City studio to pursue its mission as a leader in the development and sale of entertainment products and brands.
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, announces that Groupe Conseil Cogismaq Inc., known as Genius Solutions, has been granted financial assistance to implement a commercialization strategy in the United States and pursue its efforts in technological innovation.
News - handyem Inc., a manufacturer of personal and portable flow cytometers announces the commercial launch of the HPC-150 personal cytometer for life science research, bioprocessing, water quality and many other applications. The HPC-150 flow cytometer from handyem is portable and rugged. Its reliable fiber-optics flow cell eliminates the need for periodic laser alignment and reduces by an order of magnitude the amount of sheath fluid normally required by conventional flow cytometers.
News - With fine-dining establishments and high-quality produce and foodstuffs, it's no surprise Québec City is on Conde Nast Traveler's list of 20 top food cities in the world.
News - Belgian developer Larian Studios, the company behind last year’s hit RPG Divinity: Original Sin, has expanded from its European roots to open a new office in Quebec CIty. The studio will initially house a core team of ten staff, with plans afoot to employ between 30 to 40 staff over the next three years. This would make the office as big as its current HQ in Ghent, and twice as big as its St Petersburg branch. The team will initially collaborate with existing teams on projects, including a new upcoming RPG, but eventually could work on its own titles.
News - Creaform, worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, announced the opening of its US-based corporation and offices in Costa Mesa, California. The opening of this new office is the result of the growing demand for Creaform’s portable measurement solutions as well as its dedication to better support its ever-expanding US customer base. Moreover, it complements Creaform’s current American presence.