News - Videotron is pleased to announce that it has acquired 4Degrees Colocation and its data centre, the largest in Québec City. The amount of the transaction is $31.5 million, which could increase to $35.5 million if certain targets are reached. Acquisition of the data centre will give Videotron Business Solutions a significant advantage when it comes to offering bundled services to Québec businesses, which are increasingly interested in digitizing and decentralizing their data servers. 4Degrees is one of the few data centres in Québec to be Tier III certified by the Uptime Institute. Tier III is an international standard that ensures maximum reliability and operational sustainability.
News - Davie announced the award of a new contract from the government of Canada for the Vessel Life Extension (VLE) of Canadian Coast Guard Ship CCGS Earl Grey. The vessel’s 9-month life extension program will take place in Davie’s secondary drydock, the Lorne dock. The program primarily consists of replacements and upgrades to engines, machinery, equipment and electrical systems.
News - For the year ended December 31, 2014, Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), a Desjardins Group subsidiary specializing in property and casualty insurance, announced a net income of $151.3 million, a decrease of $43.9 million compared to 2013. Return on equity (ROE) was 12.9%, compared to 19.0% in 2013, still ranking the company among the best in the industry.
News - Canada Green Building Council (Québec Section) in collaboration with the Bâtiment Vert et Intelligent network (BVI), visited the Québec City Convention Centre’s expansion on February 17 to experience firsthand an eco-friendly facility.
News - TSO3 Inc. (TSX: TOS), an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, announced that the Company has signed its first commercial agreement with Getinge Infection Control in support of the launch of the STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilization System. The non-exclusive agreement covers multiple markets in which Getinge has significant market share, including North America and other selected markets. Efforts to launch the product will begin immediately.
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, today announced that four creative companies from the Québec region have been granted financial support to improve their productivity and innovative capabilities as well as for expansion and commercialization projects. The four recipients of this financial assistance from the Government of Canada are Squeeze Studio Animation Inc., APN Inc., Eddyfi NDT Inc. and Multi-Action Communication Inc.
News - B-TEMIA Inc., a leader in the growing market of human augmentation, announces the appointment of Mr Steven Smith as Vice President Business Development. Mr Smith has extensive industry experience in the home medical equipment market and, in particular, in the commercialization of mobility devices that will be very valuable for the commercialization of KeeogoTM.
News - Through close collaboration with Michael Baker International, Pavemetrics is proud to announce that the LCMS has officially passed NCAT’s rigorous longitudinal profiler certification program. Passing the NCAT certification validates Pavemetrics’ LCMS as an accurate and repeatable inertial profiler and as an acceptable alternative to older two-point profiler technology.
News - H2O Innovation Inc., leader in membrane filtration, is proud to have successfully delivered a containerized advanced water treatment system to the Cambria Community Service District, California ("Cambria") to help this community overcome the impact of a 10 year drought affecting the Golden State. The system, designed to be used during the dry months, produces a flow rate of 587 gpm (3,200 m3/d).
News - The Electric Circuit is very pleased to announce that two new 400-V fast-charge stations will soon be in service in the city of Québec, thanks to partnerships with AddÉnergie and CAA-Québec, and the support of Nissan Canada.