News - Started as an informal association of large Canadian cities in 2007 and formally incorporated in 2012, the Consider Canada City Alliance Inc. is embarking on a six-day investment mission to three Chinese cities starting the week of April 14th. Representatives from 10 members of the Alliance are uniting their economic development strength to promote Canada as the world’s most desirable destination for Chinese investment and trade.
News - Michel Gendreau has built a successful garage door manufacturing business, and brought his children along for the ride.
News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced the awarding of two financial contributions in support of Quebec’s forestry industry.
News - Industrial Alliance is proud to announce that its new group savings and retirement statement has been ranked first in Canada by Dalbar, an internationally recognized independent financial services market research firm. According to Dalbar's 2013 Trends & Best Practices in Defined Contribution Pension Plan Statements report, the Industrial Alliance statement leads the industry in overall statement content and design quality.
News - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG); (OTCQX: MDCGF), société biopharmaceutique spécialisée dans la mise au point de vaccins très efficaces et concurrentiels, fondés sur des technologies de fabrication exclusives et sur des particules pseudo-virales (PPV), et L'Institut de recherche sur les maladies infectieuses (IDRI), organisme de recherche sans but lucratif établi à Seattle et chef de file dans la mise au point d'adjuvants utilisés dans des vaccins contre des maladies infectieuses, ont annoncé aujourd'hui qu'ils présenteront les résultats provisoires positifs de l'essai clinique de phase I mené sur le vaccin candidat à PPV contre la grippe aviaire H5N1 (« vaccin H5N1 ») au World Vaccine Congress. Le congrès aura lieu du 16 au 18 avril 2013, au Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, à Washington, D.C.
News - Manac Inc., Canada's largest manufacturer of custom-built and specialty semitrailers, is pleased to announce that the Manac dry van passed the underride guard crash tests recently held by the USA "Insurance Institute for Highway Safety" (IIHS) with flying colors. Engineers from the IIHS put semitrailers from the eight largest manufacturers through a series of progressively tougher crash tests, but only the Manac semitrailer passed the most challenging one.
News - Perfectly integrated to the Convention Centre’s existing 232,000 sq. ft., the expansion will have a 2,000-delegate capacity. With its pivotal location, meeting rooms and pre-function space, the expansion is designed to become a networking hub. Clients are able to book this sector alone or combined with other Convention Centre spaces.
News - This article offers an economic-development perspective on a new method for local companies to find innovative solutions to their most challenging business problems: local open innovation. Quebec International, the economic development agency for the Quebec City area, contributed to the development of the Seeking Solutions approach to local open innovation, which included the hosting of problem-solving conferences with local research centres, economic development actors, and companies. Looking back on our experiences and outcomes since 2010, this article shows how the development and introduction of this new approach to local open innovation has changed the rules of the game in the region.
News - The Euler Hermes’ Weekly Export Risk Outlook provides you weekly informational updates on economic and geopolitical events impacting world trade conditions. Included in the Weekly Export Risk Outlook is: -Main headlines and figures providing Euler Hermes' analysis of the week's hottest topics and events; -"Countries in focus" investigating trade conditions in emerging countries now classified in four main world economic regions; -"Worth knowing facts" drawing the attention on the latest significant economic and political moves.
News - The Interactive Intelligence software, Customer Interaction Center™ (CIC), which is being deployed in phases, is replacing three Avaya PBX systems and a mix of other third-party products.