News - B-TEMIA and its dermoskeleton have been selected to showcase at the World Future Society’s Conference: World Future 2012: Dream, Design, Develop and Deliver held in Toronto from July 27-29. B-TEMIA focuses on solving a very important and costly problem for defense & security organizations around the world – the over loaded soldier. Deployment loads have increased as much as 25% since 2003, reaching up to 200lbs for certain jobs. Carrying heavy loads everyday impacts the soldier’s mobility, survivability and health. B-TEMIA’s dermoskeleton plans on changing that.
News - Quebec City-based Frima, Canada's largest locally owned game developer, is busy on its next social change gaming project. This one is tied to the popular book Half the Sky. The book is a call to fight against the oppression of women and girls in the developing world, which its authors call the modern era's most pervasive violation of human rights.
News - Aeterna Zentaris announced that preclinical data for the Company's targeted cytotoxic luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analog, AEZS 108, in urinary bladder cancer, have been published in the online edition of Oncotarget. The article outlines AEZS-108's powerful growth inhibition of bladder cancers in nude mice, as well as its safety profile.
News - Medicago announced the successful completion of a key milestone under an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The milestone was the production of at least 10 million doses of H1N1 VLP influenza vaccine candidate in one month. This rapid fire test was conducted at Medicago's facility in Durham, North Carolina.
News - The Québec City Convention Centre’s close to 70,000 sq. ft. expansion will meet requirements for LEED Canada for Commercial Interiors (CI) certification. Being the first Canadian convention centre to receive LEED-EB certification for an Existing Building in 2011, the Convention Centre is proud to offer an eco-conscious building operated with strict environmental principles.
News - CQDM is partnering with three leading Ontario organizations: MaRS Innovation, Ontario Brain Institute and Ontario Centres of Excellence to fund collaborative projects between Quebec and Ontario researchers.
News - Quebec International has entered into an exclusive partnership with TD Bank Group to issue quarterly economic outlooks for Canada, as compiled by TD Economics. Here is the latest outlooks.
News - Production has already begun on a “social action” game based on Half the Sky, a best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof (a New York Times columnist) and Sheryl WuDunn about “turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide.” The game is part of a multimillion dollar “transmedia” effort that includes a four-hour PBS miniseries. The game is under development from Frima Studio, and its executive producer is Games For Change, an advocacy group for making games that support social good.
News - The vendor authorization granted to DEQ enables the Company to directly commercialize its breadth of products in the Quebec province. DEQ was already granted similar authorizations in other provinces in Canada including British Colombia and Manitoba. DEQ has currently more than 180 products in over 30 casinos in Canada.
News - The first ALT Hotel to be built outside of Quebec is now open and welcoming guests at Canada's leading airport, the Toronto Pearson International Airport. The modern 13-floor, 153-room hotel occupies a prime location adjacent to the airport terminals at the end of the LINK train line that runs every five minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.