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Atrium Innovations’ Securityholders Approve Arrangement with the Permira Funds

News - Atrium Innovations Inc. announces that its shareholders and convertible debentureholders have approved the resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement providing for the acquisition of all the outstanding Atrium shares for cash consideration of $24.00 per common share by corporations backed by the Permira funds and the acquisition by the Corporation of all of its outstanding convertible debentures. Pursuant to the Arrangement, Atrium’s senior management will be rolling over up to approximately $8 million of equity investment in the Corporation.

International Water Association (IWA) will meet in Québec City in 2017

News - The International Water Association’s Specialist Group (SG) confirms that the 12th International Conference on instrumentation, control and automation of water systems (ICA2017) will meet at the Québec City Convention Centre June 12 to 14, 2017.

Desjardins issues $500 million in capital shares

News - Today, Desjardins is issuing new shares worth $500 million following the success of last year's first issue of $1.5 billion in capital shares. Offered exclusively to Desjardins caisse members in Québec, these capital shares are issued by the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec and sold through the caisse network. The shares are issued in order to boost the capitalization of the caisses and Desjardins Group.

Gabriel Savard appointed Chief Executive Officer of Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère and GoHelico

News - Mere months away from its official public opening, Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère is very proud to announce the appointment of Gabriel Savard to the position of Chief Executive Officer. In addition to occupying this position, Mr. Savard will also assume the presidency of GoHelico, a firm that for the past year has developed helicopter tours and excursions in the skies over Quebec City.

Aeterna Zentaris Announces Closing of US$13.2 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and Warrants

News - Aeterna Zentaris announces the closing of its previously announced public offering of 11.0 million units generating net proceeds of approximately US$12.2 million, with each unit consisting of one common share and 0.8 of a warrant to purchase one common share, at a purchase price of US$1.20 per unit. Each warrant is exercisable for a period of five years at an exercise price of US$1.25 per share. Canaccord Genuity Inc. acted as the sole book-running manager, and Maxim Group LLC, H. C. Wainwright & Co., LLC and MLV & Co LLC acted as co-managers for the Offering.

Desjardins Group to acquire State Farm® Canada businesses

News - Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, and State Farm®, the largest P&C mutual insurance company in the United States, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Desjardins Group will purchase State Farm Canada’s businesses in property and casualty and life insurance, as well as its Canadian mutual fund, loan and living benefits companies.

H2O Innovation announces $6.5 million of new contracts in the oil & gas industry

News - Amongst the contracts announced today, two of them are major contracts awarded by a leading independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil in North America. These two contracts will see H2O Innovation design, build and commission a potable water treatment package as well as a wastewater treatment package for a 2,300 person workers camp in Northern Alberta.

WANTED Technologies Corporation announces the signature of a material contract

News - WANTED Technologies Corporation (the "Corporation") (TSXV: WAN) announces that it has entered into a twelve-month data license agreement having a value of $1,080,000, $900,000 of which constitutes non-recurring revenue.

Strongco Opens New Larger Facility in Quebec City

News - Strongco Corporation is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest location in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, a suburb of Quebec City. Strongco has invested $8.6 million in the new facility to replace its old branch in Sainte-Foy, better positioning the company as a leader in the Quebec region. On eight acres, the new 40,500 square foot facility, with 10 service bays, will significantly increase the company's capacity to service the market. The new facility will employ approximately 40 people, including 15 highly trained technicians.

Université Laval and Roche team up to test promising compounds for several disorders of the brain, including autism spectrum disorders

News - Thanks to this joint initiative, Université Laval researcher Yves De Koninck and his team will be able to pursue the development of the many scientific discoveries and advances they have made in the last 10 years. Dr. De Koninck is a Professor in Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine, Scientific Director of the Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Québec, and an internationally renowned expert in the fields of neurology and neurophotonics.

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