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Université Laval creates the Goldcorp Research and Innovation Chair in Natural Resources and Energy Law

News - Université Laval is creating the first-ever chair devoted to the study of natural resources and energy law from a domestic and international perspective. University rector Denis Brière made the announcement in the presence of the Chair’s financial partners, represented by Goldcorp Inc. senior vice president, corporate affairs, Brent Bergeron, and Fasken Martineau managing partner, Québec region, Éric Bédard.

Opsens named to the 2014 TSX Venture top 50

News - Opsens was named a 2014 TSX Venture 50® company by the TMX Group. The TSX Venture 50® ranks the top 10 companies in five major industry sectors, identifying emerging companies that have shown strong results in key measures of market performance. Opsens was ranked among the top Canadian Technology and Life Sciences companies.

Why Canada is where smart VC money is going in 2014

News - While well established startup markets outside of Silicon Valley such as New York, Boston, and Seattle are already on venture investors’ radars, a key market for technology investment opportunities that has often been overlooked is Canada and its tech hubs, including Toronto, Waterloo, Vancouver, and Montreal.

Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest is set to give away $600,000 in prizes

News - Aplications are now open for the Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest, a huge province-wide contest that will end up giving over $600,000 in prizes to Quebec-based entrepreneurs. First, the “Successful Business Inc. Prize,” will award $195,000 in prizes to entrepreneurs. It’s the 16th edition of the contest, and will award $10,000 prizes in each of Québec’s 17 regions and a prize of $25 000 at the provincial level for the grand prize winner, selected from among the regional winners.

H2O Innovation awarded a major CAD $10 million seawater desalination contract

News - H2O Innovationannounces that it has been awarded a major contract of CAD$10 million in the United Statesto design, build and supply major equipment and services for a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) system. This will be the second largest SWRO system in the United States. The contract brings Company's order backlog for water treatment projects above CAD $25 million as of February 11, 2014.

Unimed will Exhibit at the International Summit of Cooperatives

News - Unimed Seguros, who operates in Brazil, is a cooperative insurance organization from the Brazilian Unimed System. It is active in 5 segments: health insurance, life insurance, private pension plans, dental care and basic treatments. In 2013, revenue reached $ 1.5 billion.

TORNGATS Services Techniques Inc. receives support from Government of Canada

News - TORNGATS Services Techniques Inc. offers specialized services in the field of materials inspection, mainly through non-destructive examination (NDE) and welding inspection, to ensure the quality and safety of a variety of infrastructure, including pressure equipment in refineries, grinders for the mining sector, and aircraft parts.

Leclerc Foods USA expanding with a new facility in Phoenix

News - Leclerc Foods USA, a North American leader in the cookie, snack bar and cracker industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 166,500-square-foot building in the Freeport Business Center for expansion of its food manufacturing operations inPhoenix, Arizona.

Space for Life Architecture Competition - Three Major Projects for Montréal's 375th Anniversary in 2017

News - A competition of this calibre requires a jury of highly qualified figures from the world of architecture and design, along with experts in biophilic design and sustainable development. Its members include William G. Reed, a sustainable development consultant, Integrative Design Collaborative and Regenesis (United States); Jean Beaudoin, architect, Intégral Jean Beaudoin (Quebec); Édouard François, architect, Maison Édouard François (France); Mario Cucinella, architect, Mario Cucinella Architects SRL (Italy); Normand Hudon, architect, Coarchitecture (Quebec);

Novik Shareholders approve arrangement with Clearview Capital

News - Novik is pleased to annouce that its holders of common shares have approved, during today's special meeting of Shareholders, the resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement involving Novik, Clearview Capital Fund III, LP and 9293-3985 Québec Inc.

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