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Group Germain Hotels Expands Alt Hotels Brand with Second Investment of $80 Million

News - Group Germain Hotels today announced a transaction valued at more than $80 million in share capital, to be added to the Alt Canada Investment Fund L.P. The transaction, the second of this value in three years, is a testament to the confidence of institutional and private financial partners regarding both the company's performance and the growth potential of Alt Hotels.

Mia Pasta chose Spatialytics Geomarketing Platform to expand its network of restaurants

News - New openings are planned over the next year and Mr Karim Barake, founder of Mia Pasta, wants to plan the network development and learn as much as possible on each market in which he considers new franchises. For this process, Mr Barake chose to use Spatialytics’ geomarketing platform.

Survey: Vast Majority of Quebecers Want Their Health Service Providers to Join the Digital Age

News - According to a new CROP survey commissioned by TELUS Health and Diabetes Quebec, Quebecers believe that technology-aided health services would provide major benefits and give them the opportunity to play an active role in managing their personal health.

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac wins the “Business of the Year Award”

News - Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel, an Ivanhoé Cambridge property, has won the “Business of the Year Award” at the 2014 Canadian Tourism Awards. This prestigious distinction is awarded by the Tourism Association of Canada to a business that exemplifies industry best practices in all aspects of its operations, and is thus an example of all-round business excellence in the tourism industry.

Aeterna Zentaris and Sinopharm A-Think Sign Master Collaboration Agreement for Zoptarelin Doxorubicin in China

News - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) and Sinopharm A-Think Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. today announced the signing of an exclusive license and technology transfer agreement, for the Company's lead anti-cancer compound, zoptarelin doxorubicin, for the initial indication of endometrial cancer, for the Chinese, Hong Kong and Macau markets.

Official Opening of Optel Vision Office in Ireland

News - The Minister of Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan TD, officially opened the Optel Vision EMEA Office in the presence of dignitaires from Ireland along with customers and partners from all Europe and the Americas. It is with great pleasure that, Optel Vision, the leading Canadian company specializing in Track & Trace and vision inspection solutions for the manufacturing industries has now opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Ireland to serve its customers across Europe.

Desjardins General Insurance Group reports strong third quarter results

News - Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), a Desjardins Group subsidiary specializing in property and casualty insurance, recorded a net income of $63.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, up 38.8% from the corresponding period in 2013.

BlackOut Design: A Quebec City Success Story, from Qatar to Dubai

News - BlackOut design, a Quebec City firm of creators that is rapidly expanding at the international level, will wow audiences tomorrow during the opening ceremony of the International Parachuting Championship in Dubai. Scenario, visual design, lighting, music and décor: BlackOut design is behind all the fine details for this mega-production with dazzling multimedia concept, a breathtaking 360 degree experience presented in a huge silo measuring 60 metres in diameter that was specially built for the event.

Junex Strikes Oil in its Galt No. 4 Horizontal Well

News - Junex Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JNX) is very pleased to announce an oil discovery in its Galt No. 4 Horizontal Well that it drilled using its wholly-owned Foragaz No. 4 drilling rig. Having finished drilling on November 20th, this is the first horizontal oil exploration well ever drilled by industry in Quebec. This well is situated approximately 20 kilometers west of the town of Gaspé in eastern Quebec.

Quality Magazine profiles Creaform’s Handyscan 3D, handyprobe and metrascan 3D at IMTS 2014

News - Quality Magazine took some time during this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago to show Quality Magazine’s readers the impressive performance and benefits of Creaform’s HandySCAN 3D, HandyPROBE and MetraSCAN 3D. Watch the entire presentation here.

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