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Consider Canada City Alliance intent on capturing EU and Asia-related investment opportunity in 2014 with 12-city joint effort

News - While many large cities in the same country fight it out for investment dollars on foreign turf, the members of the Consider Canada City Alliance that represents 59% of the country’s GDP have opted to join forces. They intend to get ahead of the curve on investment opportunities brought on by the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union, and the massive potential of Asian markets.

Government of Canada Celebrates New Business-Led Research Network in Québec City

News - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), was in Québec City today to celebrate the new Business-Led Network of Centres of Excellence in Precision Therapeutics (PreThera Research). As a result of the 2014 Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence (BL-NCE) competition, PreThera Research was awarded $15 million. This support will enable the Network's researchers to apply their knowledge of biomarkers

Aeterna Zentaris: Presentations on Zoptarelin Doxorubicin and Disorazol Z Conjugates at Upcoming International Symposium on GnRH

News - Aeterna Zentaris announces that presentations on two of its oncology compounds, zoptarelin doxorubicin (AEZS-108) and disorazol Z, will be made during the 11th International Symposium on GnRH, in Salzburg, Austria, February 9 -11, 2014.

Opportunity Ahead as Canada Enters Investment Supercycle

News - With both the United States and Europe showing definite signs of entering a period of continued growth, companies are once again looking to the investment potential in developed economies. The global financial crisis caused many companies and investors to delay investment decisions or to look at developing economies including the BRIC countries, the Middle East and Africa. The potential was there, but so were the risks including political, economic and cultural.

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1,500 loblaw delegates in Québec City restaurants

News - Québec City restaurateurs will welcome 1,500 delegates from Loblaw's 2014 NKO event tonight. This dine around is organized for delegates by the Québec City Convention Centre, host of Loblaw’s convention, and Québec Tourism not to mention 22 restaurants in the city.

TSO3 updates on regulatory activities

News - TSO3 provided an update on US Regulatory activities. This update comes after the Company received written communication from the Agency in response to additional documentation the Company supplied to the Agency late in 2013. The Company had asked the Agency at that time to comment on continued availability of a 510(k) pathway to market and the proposed data to be supplied in a new 510(k) submission. In addition the Company requested that the Agency address an outstanding question concerning one of the accessories associated with the file.

Provigo to invest $110 million and create hundreds of jobs in Québec in 2014

News - The President of Loblaw Companies Ltd., Vicente Trius, speaking today before members of the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Québec at the Déjeuner des chefs d'entreprise du Carnaval de Québec, announced an investment of more than $110 million dollars in the province in 2014. Trius made this announcement on the eve of the Company's National Kick-off, which will bring together for the very first time more than 3,000 Loblaw executives and partners to Québec City this year. In addition to creating hundreds of new jobs in many regions across the province, this investment will make possible the opening of new stores and the renovation of existing stores under the Provigo, Maxi, and Maxi & Cie banners. Part of a long-term commitment made by Loblaw to its nearly 4 million customers in Québec, this investment is in addition to the $100 million already invested in 2013.

Atrium Innovations Inc. Receives Final Court Approval of Arrangement with the Permira Funds

News - Atrium Innovations announces that the Superior Court of Québec issued a final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement providing for the acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of Atrium for cash consideration of $24.00 per common share by corporations backed by the Permira funds and the acquisition by the Corporation of all of its outstanding convertible debentures.

Certain probiotics could help women lose weight

News - Certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition by a team of researchers headed by Université Laval Professor Angelo Tremblay.

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