News - The new Desjardins building in Lévis houses the tallest interior living wall in the world. The artwork, "The Currents", was designed by Green over Grey, a design firm specializing in the creation of living walls (aka green walls or vertical gardens). For this project, they drew inspiration from the views of the St. Lawrence River visible from Quebec City and Lévis. The green wall complements the new building's eco-friendly concept, which is expected to receive LEED gold certification after completion September 2014.
News - Brazil's dynamic market presents some challenges but offers many excellent opportunities for Canadian companies particularly for those in telecom and infrastructure. Our representatives in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors and an extensive network of local contacts. This positions us to introduce you the right companies and support you through a range of financing and risk management services.
News - Opsens, a company focusing on two high-growth markets, measurement of Fractional Flow Reserve in medical instrumentation and oil and gas, has won two awards at the 7th Annual Stock Company Gala, held in Quebec on April 29, 2014.
News - Canam, a business segment of Canam Group, North America's largest fabricator of steel components, is today deploying its BuildMaster® approach across the United States. The approach, which has been offered in Canada since the end of 2010, is a safer and faster process based on collaboration with partners that is redefining the way buildings are designed and constructed.
News - Launched in 2007, CARTaGENE is an ongoing science project to create a province-wide genetic map with a bank of biological samples collected from Quebecers between age 40 and 69 in six regions: Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec City, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay and Sherbrooke.
News - According to a new study of the 20 largest cities in Canada, the best place to be a woman is Quebec City. In fact, an analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives suggests that the province of Quebec appears to be the most female-friendly part of the country
News - Acting on behalf of 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, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis–Bellechasse and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that Les Industries et Équipements Laliberté (IEL) Ltd has been granted financial assistance to boost its production capabilities and competitiveness.
News - The U.S. economy is back in building mode and that’s generating a much-needed boost for investors in steel fabrication company Canam Group Inc. Shares in Saint-Georges, Que.-based company, which designs and manufactures steel components for bridges and building structures such as the retractable roof at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, are up more than 65 per cent over the past year.
News - A Quebec shipyard has been awarded a $6.5-million contract by the federal government for refit work on the Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. The work will be done at the Quebec City-area operations of Chantier Davie Canada Inc., a sub-contractor to Babcock Canada, an engineering services company.
News - Today marks the launch of a world-class aviation facility in Quebec City. The Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère, located near Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport, offers a full range of services related to the helicopter industry, while setting out to make its mark as a new tourist destination unlike any other on the market. The new complex, which is now open to the public, features a breathtaking Discovery Space for visitors of all ages that offers high-performance flight simulators, helicopters on display and interactive ways to discover the helicopter universe.