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Desjardins Group completes the acquisition of State Farm's Canadian operations businesses

News - Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, announces that it has completed the purchase of State Farm Canada's businesses in property and casualty and life insurance, as well as its Canadian mutual fund, loan and living benefits companies as at January 1, 2015.

ROI Land Investments Ltd. Announces the Successful Completion and Sale of its initial 20,000 Square Feet Land Acquired in Terrace City, British Columbia, Canada

News - ROI Land Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: ROII), a diversified real estate land development investment company announced today that it has fully developed and sold its initial Land Acquisition first announced on June 27th, 2014. This transaction entailed the acquisition of 20,000 square feet of prime land in Terrace City, British Columbia for a total investment amount of CDN $215,000. Full development of the land by ROI and the construction of 6 town homes was completed recently in accordance with our agreement with Coast to Coast Holdings, Inc..

Opsens announces the use of its products in several patients at 21st Kamakura Live Demonstration Course 2014 with Dr Saito

News - Opsens Inc. (TSXV: OPS) is pleased to announce the first use of its Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR") products in several patients during the 21st Kamakura Live Demonstration Course 2014 in Yokohama (Japan) by Dr. Shigeru Saito. The OptoWire and OptoMonitor are Opsens' products for FFR measurements to optimize the diagnosis and guide the therapy in patients with coronary artery disease.

Results from the Electric Circuit's tender call - AddÉnergie will supply the fast-charge stations

News - AddÉnergie Technologies has won the tender call issued, on behalf of the partners of the Electric Circuit, by Hydro-Québec to supply fast-charge stations. Based in the city of Québec, the company will supply 400-volt charging stations to partners of the Electric Circuit over the first months of 2015. Hydro-Québec will provide further details on the rate of deployment of these charging stations in coming weeks.

RES Canada Announces Development of Quebec Wind Project

News - Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in Canada, is pleased to announce it has been selected to provide 147.2 megawatts (MW) of wind power to Hydro-Québec from the Mont Sainte-Marguerite project. The award was one of three projects selected in the 450 MW Hydro-Québec tender.

NovX21 Provides an Update on the Financing for Its Commercial Plant

News - NovX21 Inc. ("NovX21" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NOV) is pleased to confirm that it is in discussions with the Québec government to finance the construction of a commercial extraction plant for platinum-group precious metals in Thetford Mines.

The Winter World Masters Games attract Guinness World Records

News - The Québec City Winter World Masters Games is generating international buzz. Guinness World Records™ is interested in featuring athletes registered for the Masters Games, held in Québec City, Canada, January 31 to February 8, 2015.

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the first 150 MW in capacity of Rivière-du-Moulin wind farm in Quebec

News - Located in Quebec, the first 150 MW tranche of the Rivière-du-Moulin wind farm consists of 75 Senvion turbines, each with 2 MW in unit capacity. The power generated at this wind farm is equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of close to 35,000 homes.

Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth - Government unveils new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

News - Today, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that Canada will unveil a pilot program in January 2015 to attract experienced business immigrants who can actively invest in the Canadian economy, stimulating innovation, economic growth and job creation.

Infrastructure Support in Québec City

News - Prime Minister Stephen Harper today support for the restoration of three important historic landmarks in Québec City, with a view to preserving their heritage and culture for generations to come. He was joined by Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, and Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Québec City.

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