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Preverco shows its hand at Surfaces Las Vegas

News - Customers will be thrilled with the innovative and inspiring new product lineup from Preverco, Canada's leading hardwood floor manufacturer. This year Preverco is back at the Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas from January 28 to 30 with a diversity of new creations.

Ubisoft reinforces its presence in Quebec City

News - Ubisoft announces its plans to invest CAD 28 million over the course of three years with the goal of creating 100 new jobs at its Quebec City studio. These investments will enable the studio to strengthen its infrastructure and recruit new talents, and take the lead on the development of AAA next-gen games. The Quebec government is supporting the studio's expansion as part of the ESSOR program, with a contribution of CAD 510,000.

Canda ranks second overall in Bloomberg’s Best Countries for Business 2014

News - Going from 6th place in 2013, Canada has swept past the U.S., Germany and Japan up to the second place in Bloomberg Rankings’ Best Countries for Business 2014.

Canam Group Acquires an Engineering Firm Specialized in Wood Structures

News - Canam Group announces the acquisition of a 66% interest in an engineering firm that specializes in wood structures. The transaction, the amount of which has not been disclosed, was completed in the final days of 2013. The company, called Massif Technologies, is composed of a group of engineers and technicians who are specialized in designing non-residential buildings featuring a wooden frame or wood components. The Company, which has offices in Quebec City and Saguenay, also has expertise in project management.

Confidence in growth improved worldwide; Canadian CEOs looking primarily to the US to drive growth with innovation as an important priority

News - According to the 17th Annual Global CEO Survey, released by PwC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today, 85% of the CEOs surveyed both worldwide and in Canada are confident in their revenue growth prospects over the next 12 months.

Atrium Innovations’ Securityholders Approve Arrangement with the Permira Funds

News - Atrium Innovations Inc. announces that its shareholders and convertible debentureholders have approved the resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement providing for the acquisition of all the outstanding Atrium shares 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. Pursuant to the Arrangement, Atrium’s senior management will be rolling over up to approximately $8 million of equity investment in the Corporation.

International Water Association (IWA) will meet in Québec City in 2017

News - The International Water Association’s Specialist Group (SG) confirms that the 12th International Conference on instrumentation, control and automation of water systems (ICA2017) will meet at the Québec City Convention Centre June 12 to 14, 2017.

Desjardins issues $500 million in capital shares

News - Today, Desjardins is issuing new shares worth $500 million following the success of last year's first issue of $1.5 billion in capital shares. Offered exclusively to Desjardins caisse members in Québec, these capital shares are issued by the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec and sold through the caisse network. The shares are issued in order to boost the capitalization of the caisses and Desjardins Group.

Gabriel Savard appointed Chief Executive Officer of Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère and GoHelico

News - Mere months away from its official public opening, Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère is very proud to announce the appointment of Gabriel Savard to the position of Chief Executive Officer. In addition to occupying this position, Mr. Savard will also assume the presidency of GoHelico, a firm that for the past year has developed helicopter tours and excursions in the skies over Quebec City.

Aeterna Zentaris Announces Closing of US$13.2 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and Warrants

News - Aeterna Zentaris announces the closing of its previously announced public offering of 11.0 million units generating net proceeds of approximately US$12.2 million, with each unit consisting of one common share and 0.8 of a warrant to purchase one common share, at a purchase price of US$1.20 per unit. Each warrant is exercisable for a period of five years at an exercise price of US$1.25 per share. Canaccord Genuity Inc. acted as the sole book-running manager, and Maxim Group LLC, H. C. Wainwright & Co., LLC and MLV & Co LLC acted as co-managers for the Offering.

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