News - A new chapter has opened in the history of Frima, Canada’s biggest independent videogame company, with the arrival of two new investors and partners, Fonds de solidarité FTQ and European entertainment powerhouse Média-Participations. The $7.5 million investment will equip the Quebec City studio to pursue its mission as a leader in the development and sale of entertainment products and brands.
News - 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, announces that Groupe Conseil Cogismaq Inc., known as Genius Solutions, has been granted financial assistance to implement a commercialization strategy in the United States and pursue its efforts in technological innovation.
News - handyem Inc., a manufacturer of personal and portable flow cytometers announces the commercial launch of the HPC-150 personal cytometer for life science research, bioprocessing, water quality and many other applications. The HPC-150 flow cytometer from handyem is portable and rugged. Its reliable fiber-optics flow cell eliminates the need for periodic laser alignment and reduces by an order of magnitude the amount of sheath fluid normally required by conventional flow cytometers.
News - With fine-dining establishments and high-quality produce and foodstuffs, it's no surprise Québec City is on Conde Nast Traveler's list of 20 top food cities in the world.
News - Belgian developer Larian Studios, the company behind last year’s hit RPG Divinity: Original Sin, has expanded from its European roots to open a new office in Quebec CIty. The studio will initially house a core team of ten staff, with plans afoot to employ between 30 to 40 staff over the next three years. This would make the office as big as its current HQ in Ghent, and twice as big as its St Petersburg branch. The team will initially collaborate with existing teams on projects, including a new upcoming RPG, but eventually could work on its own titles.
News - Creaform, worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, announced the opening of its US-based corporation and offices in Costa Mesa, California. The opening of this new office is the result of the growing demand for Creaform’s portable measurement solutions as well as its dedication to better support its ever-expanding US customer base. Moreover, it complements Creaform’s current American presence.
News - Québec City is proud to welcome the annual Plenary Assembly of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) in March 2017. The city will be the first in North America to host this gathering of the international competitive climbing community’s most senior executives.
News - Opsens Inc. ("Opsens" or the "Company") (TSXV: OPS) (OTCQX: OPSSF) announces that its common shares began trading under the ticker symbol "OPSSF" on the OTCQX marketplace in the United States, effective today. OTCQX, operated by OTC Markets Group Inc., offers the best informed and most efficient trading for established, global and growth companies. Opsens' shares will continue trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol "OPS."
News - The 2014 Desjardins Group Annual Report, with the theme “Your Desjardins Advantage,” was released today. The report, which is only available online at www.desjardins.com/annualreport, details the achievements that contributed to the nationwide growth of Canada’s largest cooperative financial group, including its improved efficiency, while upholding its fundamental strategic direction: continuing to better serve its seven million members and clients.
News - The Quebec government has raised the games tax credit available to local game studios back up to 37.5 per cent, following cuts to the scheme last year. Increased incentives already available to studios in province.