News - Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, today announced that it will be bolstering its presence in South Korea thanks to the facilities of its parent company, AMETEK Inc. These new offices, strategically located in the Suwon area, will enable customers and distributors in the region, particularly Nawoo Tech Ltd., to have a broader access to Creaform products as well as extend its local services in sales, application engineering, and technical support.
News - Debiopharm Diagnostics, part of Debiopharm Group™, is proud to be the lead investor in GenePOC, who are developing a highly innovative, low cost and quick MDx (Molecular Diagnostics) platform. Debiopharm Diagnostics led this investment round together with Emerillon Capital and will become the largest shareholder in GenePOC.
News - Nearly 1,500 athletes and their entourages are coming to Québec City from the four corners of the planet to compete in the Winter World Masters Games, January 31 to February 8, 2015. Competitors age 30 and over will participate in over 2,000 events.
News - Opsens Inc. ("Opsens") (TSXV:OPS) is pleased to announce the first use of its Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR") products in Europe by the "founding fathers" of FFR, namely Dr. Bernard De Bruyne at the Cardiovascular Center Aalst, Belgium and, shortly, by Professor Nico Pijls, at the Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven the Netherlands. The OptoWire and OptoMonitor are Opsens' products for FFR measurements to optimize the diagnosis and guide the therapy in patients with coronary heart disease.
News - Opsens Inc. (TSXV: OPS) is pleased to announce receipt of an order worth more than $1 million for fiber optic sensor systems for mining operations in South America.
News - Best Buy Canada Ltd., operator of two of Canada's largest retailers, and Desjardins Group, the leading financial cooperative in Canada, have announced a new partnership to better serve customers nationwide. The partnership sees Desjardins, through its Card and Payment Services business unit, acquiring both the Best Buy Canada and Future Shop private-label credit card portfolios.
News - Davie - Canada's largest shipbuilder - announced a series of accomplishments, achieved over the past three weeks.
News - Dubuc Motors, an electric car company based out of Quebec City, is priming to become Canada’s first electric car manufacturer. The car, called the Tomahawk, is the creation of Mario Dubuc, the company’s director of engineering and Mike Kakogiannakis, director of marketing. Dubuc Motors says it will be producing an electric car by 2016.
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.
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..