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The Winter World Masters Games attract Guinness World Records

News - The Québec City Winter World Masters Games is generating international buzz. Guinness World Records™ is interested in featuring athletes registered for the Masters Games, held in Québec City, Canada, January 31 to February 8, 2015.

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the first 150 MW in capacity of Rivière-du-Moulin wind farm in Quebec

News - Located in Quebec, the first 150 MW tranche of the Rivière-du-Moulin wind farm consists of 75 Senvion turbines, each with 2 MW in unit capacity. The power generated at this wind farm is equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of close to 35,000 homes.

Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth - Government unveils new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

News - Today, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that Canada will unveil a pilot program in January 2015 to attract experienced business immigrants who can actively invest in the Canadian economy, stimulating innovation, economic growth and job creation.

Quebec's economy to benefit from export growth in 2015: RBC Economics

News - Despite mixed economic performance in 2014, Quebec's economy is poised for modest acceleration in 2015 driven by strong advances by Quebec exporters, according to the latest Provincial Outlook issued today by RBC Economics. RBC projects Quebec real GDP growth to pick up from 1.6 per cent in 2014 to 2.0 per cent in 2015, and 1.7 per cent in 2016.

Boralex achieves milestones for wind power projects in France and Canada

News - Boralex Inc. announces that its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A. has completed commercial commissioning of the Fortel-Bonnières wind farm with a total installed capacity of 23 MW.

Quebec City Is A Winter Wonderland

News - It's our fourth edition of Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. A few times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips—near and far—for making your trips more enjoyable. So sit back, dream of your next journey and let us know if you have any hints for us.

EXFO Releases Intelligent and Automated Optical Cable Certifier for Data Centers

News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) announced the release of iCERT on its OTDR-based software. Available for singlemode and multimode fiber testing, the iCERT pre-defined test configurations provide quick access to the latest industry pass/fail thresholds to automatically certify cable installations in data centers and enterprise. This greatly simplifies optical link assessment and troubleshooting while avoiding any risk of getting tampered results due to manual entering of the wrong pass/fail values or misinterpreting extensive, complex standards documents.

Latest stats show Quebec City getting larger demographically

News - According to the latest statistics from the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ) the downtown core of Quebec City has grown to 570,400 residents over the last year.

Launch of Prima Québec

News - At their respective general meetings held yesterday, members of NanoQuébec and Consortium Innovation Polymères (CIP) approved the merger of their organizations into a single entity. The new organization, named PRIMA QUÉBEC (“Pôle de recherche et d’innovation en matériaux avancés du Québec”) will develop research projects and activities related to the field of advanced materials benefitting Quebec’s strategic sectors such as transportation, energy, environment, information and communication technology, as well as the textile and health sectors.

Industrial Alliance launches WebRx

News - Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. is pleased to introduce a powerful and straightforward drug cost management tool to its group insurance clients: WebRx.

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