News - 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Sanimax, a flagship of Quebec's agri-food industry. This third-generation family organization, which rose through the ranks to occupy a dominant position in a large scale market, continues to expand its borders while maintaining its Quebec roots. Since 1939, its mission – providing environmental solutions and added-value to the agri-food Industry – remains paramount.
News - Researchers at the Université Laval Faculty of Medicine, the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Research Center, and the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods have discovered a natural molecule that could be used to treat insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The molecule, a derivative of omega-3 fatty acids, mimics some of the effects of physical exercise on blood glucose regulation. The details of the discovery made by Professor André Marette and his team are published today in Nature Medicine.
News - The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce Holcim Canada is a Gold level CaGBC National Sponsor for the second year in a row. Through its National Sponsorship program, the CaGBC is providing the green building industry with opportunities to support the Council's goal of accelerating the transformation of the built environment to high-performing, healthy green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada.
News - Optel Vision today announced the launch of its revolutionary ultra-compact, high-speed carton handling solution with advanced inspection and fully controlled ejection. As demonstrated for the first time at Interpack 2014, the Flying CartonTracker™ is a stand-alone unit allowing printing and inspection on cartons with the ability to reject any single carton on the fly. Gripping the carton from the top, this unit is INSTALLED OVER an existing line without cutting or modifying the line layout.
News - Quebec is a recognized leader in co-operative business thanks to the emergence of economic heavyweights such as Groupe Desjardins, Agropur and Exceldor, so it's only fitting the province host an international summit focused on the cooperative movement, Desjardins president Monique Leroux says.
News - WestJet announces the launch of new, non-stop twice-daily service between Toronto and Quebec City, Quebec, effective March 15, 2015. Using WestJet Encore's fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, the new service will replace WestJet's current daily service on board its Boeing Next-Generations 737s.
News - TELUS will invest more than $1.3 billion in new infrastructure and facilities across Quebec through 2016, the company unveiled today. TELUS will invest $640 million across the province in 2014, the final year of a three-year plan unveiled in 2012, and today committed to spend another $$700 million in 2015 and 2016 to build infrastructure to bring Quebecers the best experience and technology at home, at work and on the move.
News - CGI announced the signing of a 21-month contract with Desjardins Group (Desjardins). This contract is being awarded as part of the acquisition project, announced last January, involving the Canadian property and casualty and life insurance operations of State Farm, the largest mutual property insurance company in the United States.
News - Aeterna Zentaris announced that it has selected Charleston, South Carolina as its new location for the Company's North American business and global commercial operations. Over the next five years, Aeterna Zentaris is expected to implement a staff to support the areas of commercial operations, business development, regulatory and quality assurance, manufacturing management, clinical and product development, as well as various administrative functions.
News - TSO3, an innovator in low-temperature sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, today announced that the Company has submitted a new file to the US Regulatory Authorities for the purpose of obtaining clearance for the STERIZONE® low temperature Sterilizer in that market.