News - WestJet announces the launch of new, non-stop twice-daily service between Toronto and Quebec City, Quebec, effective March 15, 2015. Using WestJet Encore's fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, the new service will replace WestJet's current daily service on board its Boeing Next-Generations 737s.
News - TELUS will invest more than $1.3 billion in new infrastructure and facilities across Quebec through 2016, the company unveiled today. TELUS will invest $640 million across the province in 2014, the final year of a three-year plan unveiled in 2012, and today committed to spend another $$700 million in 2015 and 2016 to build infrastructure to bring Quebecers the best experience and technology at home, at work and on the move.
News - CGI announced the signing of a 21-month contract with Desjardins Group (Desjardins). This contract is being awarded as part of the acquisition project, announced last January, involving the Canadian property and casualty and life insurance operations of State Farm, the largest mutual property insurance company in the United States.
News - Aeterna Zentaris announced that it has selected Charleston, South Carolina as its new location for the Company's North American business and global commercial operations. Over the next five years, Aeterna Zentaris is expected to implement a staff to support the areas of commercial operations, business development, regulatory and quality assurance, manufacturing management, clinical and product development, as well as various administrative functions.
News - TSO3, an innovator in low-temperature sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, today announced that the Company has submitted a new file to the US Regulatory Authorities for the purpose of obtaining clearance for the STERIZONE® low temperature Sterilizer in that market.
News - The new Desjardins building in Lévis houses the tallest interior living wall in the world. The artwork, "The Currents", was designed by Green over Grey, a design firm specializing in the creation of living walls (aka green walls or vertical gardens). For this project, they drew inspiration from the views of the St. Lawrence River visible from Quebec City and Lévis. The green wall complements the new building's eco-friendly concept, which is expected to receive LEED gold certification after completion September 2014.
News - Brazil's dynamic market presents some challenges but offers many excellent opportunities for Canadian companies particularly for those in telecom and infrastructure. Our representatives in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors and an extensive network of local contacts. This positions us to introduce you the right companies and support you through a range of financing and risk management services.
News - Opsens, a company focusing on two high-growth markets, measurement of Fractional Flow Reserve in medical instrumentation and oil and gas, has won two awards at the 7th Annual Stock Company Gala, held in Quebec on April 29, 2014.
News - Canam, a business segment of Canam Group, North America's largest fabricator of steel components, is today deploying its BuildMaster® approach across the United States. The approach, which has been offered in Canada since the end of 2010, is a safer and faster process based on collaboration with partners that is redefining the way buildings are designed and constructed.
News - Launched in 2007, CARTaGENE is an ongoing science project to create a province-wide genetic map with a bank of biological samples collected from Quebecers between age 40 and 69 in six regions: Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec City, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay and Sherbrooke.