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Government of Canada Hails Inauguration of New Facilities at Complexe de Soccer Honco de Lévis

News - Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, took part in today's official ceremony inaugurating the new facilities of the Complexe de soccer Honco de Lévis.

SGA chooses Québec City

News - The Québec City Convention Centre will welcome the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) 14th Biennial Meeting from August 19 to 23, 2017. It is the first time that this international society will meet in North America.

New Canadian Flu Vaccine has entered Phase 1 Clinical Trial

News - The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT), a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR), and FOLIA BIOTECH Inc. in Quebec City are pleased to announce the initiation of an influenza vaccine Phase 1 clinical trial at the Canadian Center for Vaccinology in Halifax. This clinical study will be the first in human use of the novel PAL vaccine adjuvant.

CO2 Solutions Updates Composition of the Scientific Advisory Board

News - CO2 Solutions announces the new composition of its Scientific Advisory Board. The former Scientific Advisory Board was assembled in 2009. Those members of the Advisory Board have actively contributed to the scientific orientations and knowledge breadth of CO2 Solutions. Over the recent months, CO2 Solutions' technology has evolved rapidly and has now reached enough maturity to seriously delve into commercial opportunities.

Blood product sterilization taken too far?

News - Certain processes used to sterilize blood products could potentially cause serious health issues in transfusion recipients, according to an international study published in the journal Platelets and led by Dr. Patrick Provost of Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine and the CHU de Québec Research Center. These processes purportedly alter the blood platelets to the extent of preventing them from carrying out their functions correctly and may be the cause of hemorrhages observed in patients having received treated blood.

Video Games Developed and Published in Canada Central to 2014 E3 Expo

News - Again showcasing Canadian talent and creativity, an impressive number of Canadian developed and published video games are taking centre stage at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) in Los Angeles. Throughout the Expo, Canadian-made games are being showcased on next generation consoles and a variety of mobile devices. Emanating from a creative cluster of companies which is the biggest in the world per capita, Canadian-produced games from ESAC member companies at E3

Montréal Space for Life Architecture Competition - Invitation to the Public Presentations

News - Montréal Space for Life invites members of the general public to register to attend the finalists' presentations in the international architecture competition, on July 9, 10 and 11, 2014, at the Montréal Botanical Garden. During these three evenings, Montrealers will have the rare privilege of watching the finalist multidisciplinary teams defending their designs for the three large Space for Life projects, the Insectarium Metamorphosis, the renewal of the Biodôme and the Glass Pavilion at the Botanical Garden.

Universitas - One Billion Dollars in Assets Under Management

News - The year 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Universitas and the achievement of an important milestone: the crossing of the threshold of $1 billion in assets under management. The organization has assumed a pioneering role by being the first and only Quebec-based foundation promoting education savings in Quebec.

SecuriGlobe joins La Capitale

News - SecuriGlobe, one of the leading travel insurance distributors in Canada for the last 15 years, joins La Capitale following the completion of a transaction on June 6 whereby all of its Canadian activities are transferred to La Capitale.

Ivanhoé Cambridge unveils the historic restoration of the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

News - Ivanhoé Cambridge today unveiled the results of its major restoration of the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, one of the world's most iconic and photographed hotels. Following an initial investment of approximately $9 million for masonry work and for the replacement of the copper roof of the building, a second investment of $66 million was allocated to reposition the hotel, bringing the total investment to approximately $75 million. These investments enable the Château Frontenac to continue its long tradition of unmatched hospitality in a new contemporary spirit that respects its history.

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