News - This morning the National Battlefields Commission launched My Mobile Plains at the Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham. The new free mobile app, available in both English and French for multiple platforms, brings together technology and history to enhance the park user experience. Of particular note is the information-rich interactive map of the park featuring close to 200 points of interest. Clicking on these points brings users to a range of augmented reality features, games, videos, stories, and a wealth of photographs—content that will be updated on a continuous basis.
News - Are you looking to access more working capital or finance your international business expansion? EDC has a range of flexible financing solutions, to help meet the financing needs of your company, your foreign subsidiary or your foreign customer.
News - Loblaw Companies Limited, Boulangerie St-Méthode and Hypo Délices, an allergen-free and gluten-free food processing company, recently joined the Melior program, having committed to reducing the amount of sodium in their products, among other improvements. That's great news for Quebec consumers, who will now be able to enjoy healthier foods that contain less salt every day, without changing their grocery shopping habits.
News - EXFO announced today it has acquired the business of Aito Technologies, a leading provider of customer experience analytics for mobile network operators (MNOs), through an asset purchase deal. Based in Espoo, Finland, Aito Technologies offers out-of-the-box customer experience analytics software that unifies business, network, product and customer data for real-time analysis, discovery, reaction and decision support for a wide range of users and decision-makers within a wireless operator organization.
News - Manac, a North American leader in the design and manufacturing of specialty trailers, announces today the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Peerless Limited for $14.75 million in cash, subject to certain net working capital adjustments. Established in Penticton, British Columbia, Peerless is a designer and manufacturer of highly specialized trailers and chassis for a variety of industries, including oil and gas, mining, forestry, logging and construction. Peerless had been operating the Mobile Solution division of McCoy Corporation since 2004.
News - Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced top-line results from a combined Phase 1 and 2a trial evaluating its lead compound, ASM-024, in moderate asthma patients.
News - 3Macs and Desjardins Securities, the brokerage firm of Desjardins Group, are pleased to announce a new agreement to work together to grow their businesses. The agreement includes the acquisition by 3Macs of three Ontario branches of Desjardins Securities as well as the transfer of their employees and clients. The transaction will also give 3Macs advisors access to Desjardins wealth management products and provide an opportunity for Desjardins to exercise a minority ownership interest in 3Macs in the coming year.
News - CO2 Solutions, an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has entered into a Collaboration Agreement with Colorado-based Neumann Systems Group, Inc., an established emissions control solutions provider.
News - Industrial Alliance is pleased to announce that it has received authorization from the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) to act as administrator of a voluntary retirement savings plan (VRSP), the new retirement savings vehicle that will come into effect on July 1, 2014.
News - Attraction Distribution is pleased to announce the sale of Rooster doodle-doo, the feature-length animation film from Quebec’s 10th Ave Productions, to China Movie Channel for airing on Chinese television. The film is the first feature-length animation film directed by Pierre Greco, and it is produced by Nancy Florence Savard of 10th Ave (The Legend of Sarila).