News - Co-chaired by the Québec Government and the Nordic Council of Ministers, the International Symposium on Northern Development, organized in collaboration with Université Laval, was held from February 25 to 27 2015 in Québec, at the Québec City Convention Centre. The Symposium brought together representatives of the Nordic countries, of academia, of inhabitants from the North, including aboriginal Nations, as well as representatives from the world of business and industry, for exchanges on knowledge, experiences and visions associated on sustainable development of the North.
News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) today announced that it has been named recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2015 New Product Innovation Award in the performance monitoring market for network operators.
News - Medicago, a leading company in the development and production of plant-based vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that it has received a task order from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for three anti-Ebola virus monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) with expected performance comparable to that of ZMapp™, from Mapp Biopharmaceutical.
News - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading supplier of big data analytics for the human capital marketplace, reported today revenues of $2,483,815 for the second quarter ending December 31, 2014, a 5% gain over the same quarter of the prior year.
News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) unveiled its new EXFO Mobile Agent (EMA) application, which turns any smart device into an active probe offering a series of mobile service tests. Unlike other applications that passively monitor user activities on the device, the EMA actively emulates mobile service transactions. This enables operators to proactively determine which service tests to run, when, and at what frequency for an accurate and dynamic view of their network and service delivery performance. This has led to a complete paradigm shift, as operators can now leverage their workforce's smart devices to automatically capture massive amounts of real-time data at the heart of customers' quality-of-experience (QoE) window.
News - The World Uranium Symposium was held for the first time in Québec City, Canada, from April 14 to 16, at the Centre des congrès de Québec. Organized by medical associations and civil society partners, the symposium welcomed more than 100 national and international specialists who examined major questions associated with the nuclear fuel chain, including issues related to economic trends in the industry, safety and governance, social and environmental aspects, health, ethics, human rights, and indigenous peoples' rights.
News - Davie - Canada's largest shipbuilder - has been voted 'North American Shipyard of the Year' at the industry's most prestigious awards ceremony; the Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards 2015. The award ceremony took place yesterday in Houston, Texas together with the leading maritime companies in North America. The panel of judges included chairmen and presidents of the marine industry's leading governing bodies and trade associations.
News - From July 8 to 12, 2015, between 700 and 800 specialists of abdominal obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, nutrition and physical activity will take part in this international scientific event. Close to forty speakers are already confirmed.
News - Michel Dallaire, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Dallaire, unveiled at a press conference on Wednesday the ambitious undertaking slated to transform the current îlot des Gouverneurs site: Le Phare de Québec. The $600 million investment project will offer over two million square feet of mixed-use space and notably featuring a 65-storey tower. The complex will be complemented by three sister towers of between 25 and 30 storeys each.
News - Group insurance leader SSQ Financial Group is set to launch an exclusive new critical illness insurance product in March. The new product will feature three separate coverage options, making it the most generous, comprehensive, and flexible group insurance product available in Canada: Basic (6 illnesses), Complete (24 illnesses), and Total (40 illnesses).